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Yellow Star - Jennifer Roy
Yellow Star
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This is the true story of Syvia Perlmutter — a story of courage, heartbreak, and finally survival despite the terrible circumstances in which she grew up.
This is the true story of Syvia Perlmutter — a story of courage, heartbreak, and finally survival despite the terrible circumstances in which she grew up.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780761452775 (076145277X)
Publisher: Two Lions
Pages no: 227
Edition language: English
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5.0 Yellow Star
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Books, Dogs, and Other Blogs
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3.0 I wanted to like this more.
The premise sounded better than its delivery. The story is of the Lodz ghetto in Poland, and of the 270,000 Jews that were put in, only 800 survived. 12 were children, and Sylvia (the author's aunt) was one of them. This is the retelling of her experience as a young child of 4 when the ghetto wa...
Twirling Book Princess
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4.0
I liked how the book was all in verse.
Twirling Book Princess
Twirling Book Princess rated it
4.0 Yellow Star
I liked how the book was all in verse.
My Reading Life
My Reading Life rated it
5.0 Yellow Star
Based on true events, 'Yellow Star' is the story of the Perlmutter family's survival in the Lodz, Poland ghetto during WWII. The story is told by the youngest child, Syvia. It is at turns hopeful, heartbreaking, and brave. This novel is written in a free verse style, which makes for lovely readin...
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