"The Girl Who Survived" by Carol Bierman and Bronia Brandman. This book is about a family who went into hiding during the holocaust. Bronia starts of at the age of nine years old and ends up being the only one out of her family to survive. Bronia along with Mila, Mendek, and Bonzeka are the main characters in this book. The story was about the family and unsuspected new friends and what they experienced long the way. Her and her family get deported the "ghetto" because they were Jewish. There life was flipped upside down; she came from a decently wealthy bakeground. With everything going down around them it was a harsh awkening for all of them. She became a goods smuggler to help her family services. Even with all the danger and risker around …show more content…
Till the other line dispered into the gas chambers. They were now sent to though the gates to their new living conditions. They surfed through disease, malnourishment, and plenty more unspeakable things for years. Mila became ill and was transported to the sick barrack because she was no longer able to work. Bronia did not want her the go there alone even though she was not sick she still went with. That is where she met Bozenka, she was a nurse. She ended up saving Bronias life numerous times. As Mila became sicker they took her to the gas chambers. Bronia stayed behind watching her last sister being taken away. Bozenka help take care of Bronia from then on. She became friends with a few people yet those friendships did not last long. Soon Bronia number for the gas chamber came up; an air raid sounded postponing her time but not for long. It gave Bozenka enough time to convinced them to take off five number. As Bronia fights off here second round of Typhus she went into a coma. When she wakes up the war is coming to an end and the Russians are running around trying to hide to terrible things they have done. The soldiers had only one choice, move the rest of the prisoners. Bozenka
In the beginning of the story, Boaz returns home from a war overseas. However, he does not return home in the same condition that he left in. During his time at home, he spends most of it locked away in his bedroom “planning something” and only emerges
They were living the dream with having maids and gourmet meals every day. When their father got in trouble with the government for trying to overthrow the dictator they moved to New York and had the worst experience. They were not used to living middle class and being a nobody in their town. The girls were all misbehaving in their own ways and grew apart. (SparkNotes, Plot overview).
By doing all of this, she’s risking her life. As the USSR front draws closer to Auschwitz, the Jews walk Death Marches. Eventually, they are rescued by Soviet Union soldiers while sleeping in a revene. They are told not to hope to find their families
Later on, the boys find themselves with nowhere to go and decides to locate the concentration camp (Biesiadka) their family was being held and turn themselves in. Shortly after the boys found themselves in the face of death. “A huge hole was dug and this was sure to be the gravesite for the sick. Sol knew that because Zygie had been on the sick list he would be put on the next truckload.” Sol planned for them to run away, but Zygie was too sick to try and escape.
It all starts with a young Jewish girl and her family going to a passover meal. After dinner Hannah is transported back to the days leading to the Holocaust. She begins to feel the pain of her past family members who were sent to concentration camps during this tough time for Jews. Hannah had to take risk and put herself in danger to save other family and friends while at the camp. After Hannah is sent
The experience of the characters represents the experience of living immigrants of the twentieth century. They had a different type of living conditions, type of work, social and legal injustice, and daily struggle faced by the characters in the short story. “The Lost ’Beautifulness’” took place during world war 1. Hannah Hayyeh, the main character, saved pennies in order to paint her kitchen white. Her purpose behind
One of the Jewish survivors of the Holocaust is Iby Knill. She was given birth to in Czechoslovakia in 1923. Her mother, Irene, was Slovakian and her father, Beno, was Hungarian. She has one brother named Tomy who is six years younger than her. As a child, Iby lived in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia where she went to school at a German Grammar School.
She explains how happy, but conflicted because her parents refuse money from her and live as homeless people. She writes the memoir to work through her feelings and share’s her story. Some topics that I could identify in the text are: poverty, teenage pregnancy and child rights. The issue of poverty is portrayed from the beginning of the book to the end.
In the book, The Girl with the Brown Crayon by teacher Vivian Gussin Paley is based on her curriculum for her classroom activity that was an influence by the author Leo Lionni’s books. Her book shows us the discoveries with her students and about her own personal innovation toward her student and herself. Through this unit she based her activity on several of Leo Lionni’s book the class explores the themes of diversity and identity between themselves and others. This book approached issues with child-sensitive behavior issues and with the aspect of dual language learning also. When reading about the author different description on each child and what she ultimately discovers for herself their different traits and characteristic the importance
The main character Dina decided to travel to Japan for an escape from home. At the start of her trip, she decided to take a little “vacation” and enjoy herself in Japan. She then sold the return part of her plane ticket and went around exploring Japan and used up all her money. Dina and many other americans in a similar situation stayed at Ari's one room flat. She and her many roommate soon find themselves in a constant state of poverty and starvation.
The novel’s protagonist, Janie Crawford, a woman who dreamt of love, was on a journey to establish her voice and shape her own identity. She lived with Nanny, her grandmother, in a community inhabited by black and white people. This community only served as an antagonist to Janie, because she did not fit into the society in any respect. Race played a large factor in Janie being an outcast, because she was black, but had lighter skin than all other black people due to having a Caucasian ancestry.
The true story of a boy who survived in the holocaust is told in the book Prisoner b-3087 by Alan Gratz. the main characters name is Yanek. Yanek was only 7 years young when Hitler came to power. He and his family mixed with other families worked and lived in camps and ghettos for many years. Almost all of the time they were experiencing the worst ways to live and when they weren't doing that they were sleeping in the cold still miserable and sometimes not even sleeping at all.
Titanic Crossing Genre: Historic Fiction Barbara Williams Copyright: 1995 Pages: 163 Grade: 4-5 Summary: Barbara Williams, novel the Titanic Crossing depicts the story of main character, Albert and his family as they aboard the Titanic in April of 1912 in hopes of returning back to America. Although Alberts family, are not excited about the new adventure, Albert is excited about going back home and the opportunity to explore the enormous ship, the Titanic. The night of the sinking of the Titanic, Albert locates his sister Ginny onto one of the lifeboats that are for women and children. When loading on the lifeboat, Albert is shocked to be informed by the crewmen that his age of thirteen qualifies him as a man, and he is forced to separate
Throughout history, we have had to deal with conflict. How we deal with conflict can be most challenging of all. We all can find our strength to make it through treacherous times. A positive attitude can help a tremendous amount when dealing with conflict. An example of this can be found in The Diary of Anne Frank.
Before everyone was being taken they was told they was allowed one backpack, some food and water and clothing. When the news came quickly that they all were going to be taken instead of leaving early and running they decided to stay. Some wanted to leave but they heard a rumor that anyone who leave will be shot. The Hungarian police made eighty people to a car and make sure the bars and gates was secure.