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As long as there is life, there is hope
After Mama is taken away by the Nazis, Riva and her younger brothers cling to their mothere's brave words to help them endure life in the Lodz ghetto. Then the family is rounded up, deported to Auschwitz, and separated. Now Riva is alone.
At Auschwitz, and later in the work camps at Mittlesteine and Grafenort, Riva vows to live, and to hope - for Mama, for her brothers, for the millions of other victims of the nightmare of the Holocaust. And through determination and courage, and unexpected small acts of kindness, she does live - to write the unforgettable memoir that is a testament to the strength of the human spirit.
Number of Pages: 264
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Biography + Autobiography / General, Religion / Judaism, Family / General, History / Holocaust
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Age Range: Teen
Author: Ruth Minsky Sender
Street Date: August 1, 1997
Item Number (DPCI): 248-55-7104
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wow what an amazing book
5 out of 5 stars
Keaton hillman — 3 years ago
as you read this book it is totally worth the money. i picked it up looking what its about and honestly best thing i ever read. this story explains how the Jews had to do the orders of the Germans. this girl named riva explains her experience. if you like sad storys this is one for you! enjoy!