Saturday, June 02, 2007

Friedman, D. Dina. Escaping into the night

Friedman, D. Dina. Escaping into the night. Simon & Schuster, 2006 [1-4769-0258-9/978-1-4169-0258-4]
Halina, a 13 year-old-girl lives in the Polish ghetto and barely is able to get smuggled out of town before the German come to round everyone up. She and her friend make it to an underground forest encampment were a group of Jews struggle to stay alive. This 199 page book is the harsh tale of a scared and confused people struggling to survive. The story is based on actual historical events which happened in the many underground forest encampments which saved many Jews from the Nazis during World War II.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Awesome book love it!

8:24 PM  

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