Surviving Hitler by Andrea Warren
A Boy in the Nazi Death Camps

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Award-winning author Andrea Warren presents a life-changing story of a young boy's struggle for survival in a Nazi-run concentration camp. In this Robert F. Silbert Honor Book, narrated in the voice of Holocaust survivor Jack Mandelbaum, readers will glimpse the dark reality of life during the Holocaust, and how one boy made it out alive.

When twelve-year-old Jack Mandelbaum is separated from his family and shipped off to the Blechhammer concentration camp, his life becomes a never-ending nightmare. With minimal food to eat and harsh living conditions threatening his health, Jack manages to survive by thinking of his family.

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Andrea Warren's own daughter is one of the 2,300 orphans rescued by Operation Babylift. She is the author of Surviving Hitler, a Robert F. Sibert Honor Book, and Orphan Train Rider, which received the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Nonfiction. She lives in Prairie Village, Kansas.
Published June 11, 2013 by HarperCollins. 160 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, War, Children's Books, Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction, Travel. Fiction

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Separated from his mother and little brother, he was taken to Blechhammer concentration camp where he experienced the horrible initiation into camp life—all his hair was shaved off, he was given a number (16013) that was to be his only identity to the Nazis, and the ill-fitting cotton uniform and...

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Jack's sister went to live with an aunt who needed help with a new baby, and Jack, his brother Jakob, and their mother went to live with her brother.

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