The Promise by Pnina Bat ZviThe Promise by Pnina Bat Zvi

The Promise

byPnina Bat Zvi, Margie WolfeIllustratorIsabelle Cardinal

Hardcover | April 10, 2018

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The night that Rachel and Toby’s parents are taken away by the Nazis, they give their young daughters three gold coins with the instructions to “use these wisely to help save your lives.” They also ask the girls to promise that they will always stay together. This compelling true story follows the sisters as they confront the daily horrors of Auschwitz, protecting one another, sharing memories, fears, and even laughter—always together. But when Rachel becomes ill and is taken away by Nazi guards, likely forever, Toby risks her own life and uses the well-hidden gold coins to rescue her little sister.
Pnina Bat Zvi is a host of a morning radio program and a journalist in Tel Aviv. Pnina was also a documentarian for radio and television and has written one previous adult book. A mother of twin sons herself, she is the daughter of Rachel. Margie Wolfe is the publisher and co-founder of Second Story Press in Toronto. Books from Second ...
Title:The PromiseFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:32 pages, 11 × 9 × 0.5 inShipping dimensions:11 × 9 × 0.5 inPublished:April 10, 2018Publisher:Second Story PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:177260058X

ISBN - 13:9781772600582

Appropriate for ages: 7


Rated 4 out of 5 by from A true story of love and courage The true story of two sisters who face the dangers of Auschwitz. When the worst thing possible happens, Rachel becomes sick, the girls are separated. Toby risks a secret and her life to save her sister. Delicately told, this is a story of war and courage and love.
Date published: 2018-03-04

Editorial Reviews

The book serves as a thought-provoking addition to others in the genre... - AJL Reviews - 20181023