Hiding from the Nazis by David A. Adler

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The true story of Lore Baer who as a four-year-old Jewish child was placed with a Christian family in the Dutch farm country to avoid persecution by the Nazis.
 

About David A. Adler

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David A. Adler was born in New York City. He attended Queen's College in New York City and later, earned an MBA in Marketing from New York University. He writes both fiction and non-fiction. He is the author of Cam Jansen mysteries and the Andy Russell titles. His titles has earned him numerous awards including a Sydney Taylor Book Award for his title "The Number on My Grandfather's Arm," "A Picture Book of Jewish Holidays" was named a Notable Book of 1981 by the American Library Association and "Our Golda" was named a Carter G. Woodson Award Honor Book. Illustrator Karen Ritz has a degree in Children's Literature from the University of Minnesota and learned to draw along the way, attending Rhode Island School of Design for summer classes as a high school student. She has illustrated over forty books, including Kate Shelley and the Midnight Express, a Public Television Reading Rainbow feature, Ellis Island, a 1995 Minnesota Book Award Winner, and A Picture Book of Anne Frank. Her work is housed at the Children's Literature Research Collection at the University of Minnesota, and several of her books have been chosen for the annual Society of Illustrator's Show in New York. Karen uses her thirty years of experience in the field to teach about Visual Language at the college and graduate levels.nbsp; Karen lives and paints on the 30th floor in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota, overlooking the Mississippi River.
 
Published October 1, 1997 by Holiday House. 32 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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In Ritz's potently somber watercolors, the fears of Lore Baer, only four, come through clearly, first as she sees soldiers arrest her grandfather, then when she is left with a half-Christian couple by her worried parents, and finally during her days as the ``niece'' of the Schoutens, fleeing to t...

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In their fourth book about the Holocaust, Adler and Ritz (Child of the Warsaw Ghetto) again funnel a vast, horrific subject through the true experiences of one Jewish child. This story belongs to Lore

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In their fourth book about the Holocaust, Adler and Ritz (Child of the Warsaw Ghetto) again funnel a vast, horrific subject through the true experiences of one Jewish child.

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