[Children's Historical Fiction (Ages 10-12)][Read by Daniel Carpenter-Gold]In this acclaimed novel for young readers, can Daniel survive history's deadliest moment?Daniel barely remembers leading a normal life before the Nazis came to power in 1933. He can still picture once being happy and safe, but memories of those days are fading as he and his family face the dangers threatening Jews in Hitler...
Age Range: 10 - 13 years
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.; Unabridged edition (November 15, 2014)
Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.8 x 5.8 inches
Amazon Rank: 2436915
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I ordered this book to pre-read, prior to my son being required to reading it for his 5th grade history class. Because he has autism and suffers from anxiety over thinking about catastrophic events, I wanted to be aware of exactly how the Holocaust ...
in the late 1930s. No longer able to practice their religion, vote, own property, or even work, Daniel's family is forced from their home in Frankfurt and sent on a long and dangerous journey, first to the Lodz ghetto in Poland and then to Auschwitz - the Nazi death camp.Though many around him lose hope in the face of such terror, Daniel, supported by his courageous family, struggles for survival. He finds hope, life, and even love in the midst of despair. Although Daniel is a fictitious character, his story was inspired by the real experiences of many of the more than one million children who died in the Holocaust.