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  • ISBN: 9780545459013
  • Physical Description: pages ; cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Scholastic Press, 2013.

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General Note:
"Based on the true story by Ruth and Jack Gruener."
"While the story of Jack Gruener is true--and remarkable--this book is a work of fiction. As an author I've taken some liberties with time and events to paint a fuller and more representative picture of the Holocaust as a whole."--Afterword.
Includes a biographical afterword.
Summary, etc.:
Survive. At any cost. Ten concentration camps. Ten different places where you are starved, tortured, and worked mercilessly. It's something no one could imagine surviving. But it is what Yanek Gruener has to face. As a Jewish boy in 1930s Poland, Yanek is at the mercy of the Nazis who have taken over. Everything he has and everyone he loves have been snatched brutally from him. And then Yanek himself is taken prisoner - his arm marked B-3087. He is forced from one nightmarish concentration camp to another, as World War II rages all around him. He encounters evil he could never have imagined, but also sees surprising glimpses of hope amid the horror. Can Yanek make it through without losing his will to live - and, most of all, his sense of who he really is inside?
Target Audience Note:
760L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader MG+ 4.9 7 7 156573
Subject: Gruener, Jack > Juvenile fiction.
Gruener, Jack > Fiction.
Jews > Poland > Kraków > Juvenile fiction.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Poland > Juvenile fiction.
Holocaust survivors > Poland > Juvenile fiction.
Jews > Poland > Kraków > Fiction.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Poland > Fiction.
Holocaust survivors > Fiction.
Kraków (Poland) > History > Juvenile fiction.
Kraków (Poland) > History > Fiction.
Poland > History > Fiction.
Genre: Biographical fiction.
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