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Four perfect pebbles: a Holocaust story

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Publisher:
Greenwillow Books,
Pub. Date:
c1996.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 7.3 - AR Pts: 4
Lexile measure:
1080L
Description

The twentieth-anniversary edition of Marion Blumenthal Lazan's acclaimed Holocaust memoir features new material by the author, a reading group guide, a map, and additional photographs. "The writing is direct, devastating, with no rhetoric or exploitation. The truth is in what's said and in what is left out."--ALA Booklist (starred review)

Marion Blumenthal Lazan's unforgettable and acclaimed memoir recalls the devastating years that shaped her childhood. Following Hitler's rise to power, the Blumenthal family--father, mother, Marion, and her brother, Albert--were trapped in Nazi Germany. They managed eventually to get to Holland, but soon thereafter it was occupied by the Nazis. For the next six and a half years the Blumenthals were forced to live in refugee, transit, and prison camps, including Westerbork in Holland and Bergen-Belsen in Germany, before finally making it to the United States. Their story is one of horror and hardship, but it is also a story of courage, hope, and the will to survive.

Four Perfect Pebbles features forty archival photographs, including several new to this edition, an epilogue, a bibliography, a map, a reading group guide, an index, and a new afterword by the author. First published in 1996, the book was an ALA Notable Book, an ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers, and IRA Young Adults' Choice, and a Notable Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies, and the recipient of many other honors. "A harrowing and often moving account."--School Library Journal

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ISBN:
068814294
9780380731886
9780688142940
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 7.3, 4 Points
Lexile measure:
1080L
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Grouping Title four perfect pebbles a holocaust story
Grouping Author lila perl and marion blumenthal lazan
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-03 05:03:40AM
Last Indexed 2018-11-17 05:20:33AM

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subject_facet Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp) -- Juvenile literature, Bergen-Belsen (Germany : Concentration camp), Germany -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives -- Juvenile literature, Jews -- Germany -- Biography, Jews -- Germany -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Lazan, Marion Blumenthal -- Childhood and youth -- Juvenile literature, Westerbork (Netherlands : Concentration camp), Westerbork (Netherlands : Concentration camp) -- Juvenile literature
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title_short Four perfect pebbles :
title_sub a Holocaust story
topic_facet Childhood and youth, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), Jews, Lazan, Marion Blumenthal