Book review by Lucinda Dyer, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Unforgettable memoir of teen who survived the Holocaust.

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 31 reviews

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age 8+

Country going down hill with education

Kids need to know the history of the Holocaust. When history is repeated, It was most likely never spoken of. Parents, if you want your child to understand why some things are wrong or why this man wanted to commit genocide, teach your children about those things. FYI, if your child doesn't know basic information because the school system is not teaching them when they should, don't hesitate to do it yourself.

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age 13+

Hear me out!

This book does give graphic details, but those are used to give the real impact of how horrifying the holocaust really was. If they did not have all these details and gave a very easy child book wheres the meaning? The reason why teens read this is because it informs really well what happened. It would make an emotional impact and political. It is great to put children in these positions so they understand how this happened, why, and how they will prevent it in future occurrences. It also will teach kids to speak up when there is prejudice around them. (The author wrote this book as a way to stand up to prejudice). Overall this is a wonderful book and a great one to teach to teens!

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For kids who love history and World War II stories

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