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The Resource The Librarian of Auschwitz

The Librarian of Auschwitz

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The Librarian of Auschwitz
Title
The Librarian of Auschwitz
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Subject
Summary
Based on the experience of real-life Auschwitz prisoner Dita Kraus, this is the incredible story of a girl who risked her life to keep the magic of books alive during the Holocaust.Fourteen-year-old Dita is one of the many imprisoned by the Nazis at Auschwitz. Taken, along with her mother and father, from the Terezín ghetto in Prague, Dita is adjusting to the constant terror that is life in the camp. When Jewish leader Freddy Hirsch asks Dita to take charge of the eight precious volumes the prisoners have managed to sneak past the guards, she agrees. And so Dita becomes the librarian of Auschwitz. Out of one of the darkest chapters of human history comes this extraordinary story of courage and hope
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  • Iturbe, Antonio
  • Thwaites, Lilit
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Historical Fiction
  • Young Adult Fiction
  • Young Adult Literature
Label
The Librarian of Auschwitz
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Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:64c37fee-60ef-4ad1-bacc-dba580e54f45
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781627796194
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Librarian of Auschwitz
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:64c37fee-60ef-4ad1-bacc-dba580e54f45
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781627796194
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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