I Have Lived a Thousand Years by Livia Bitton-Jackson
Growing Up in the Holocaust

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Livia Bitton-Jackson, born Elli L. Friedmann in Czechoslovakia, was thirteen when she, her mother, and her brother were taken to Auschwitz. They were liberated in 1945 and came to the United States on a refugee boat in 1951. She received a PhD in Hebrew culture and Jewish history from New York University. Dr. Bitton-Jackson has been a professor of history at City University of New York for thirty-seven years. Her previous books include Elli: Coming of Age in the Holocaust, which received the Christopher Award, the Eleanor Roosevelt Humanitarian Award, and the Jewish Heritage Award. Dr. Bitton-Jackson lives in Israel with her husband, children, and grandchildren.
 
Published November 1, 2011 by Simon Pulse. 234 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Education & Reference, Young Adult, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure. Non-fiction

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Born in a small farming town in Hungary, Bitton-Jackson was 13 when Nazis forced her and her family into a Jewish ghetto and then sent them to Auschwitz. After a yearful of innumerable harrowing exper

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PW's starred review called this memoir, of a 13-year-old Hungarian Jewish girl's incarceration in Auschwitz, ""an exceptional story, exceptionally well told."" Ages 12-up.

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Born in a small farming town in Hungary, Bitton-Jackson was 13 when Nazis forced her and her family into a Jewish ghetto and then sent them to Auschwitz.

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