A true story of horror and survival during the Holocaust.

Do I see injustices around me and try to do something about them? Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue -- Poland -- Juvenile literature. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. It was a wonderful story of courage and I’m glad we read it together so she could ask questions. Book Summary: Copyright © 2001-2020 OCLC.

Learn more ››. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Now, we have this book by Rena Finder, who was a still a you. Copyright © 2014-2020 Reader's Entertainment Magazine | Designed and Maintained by Day Agency. “Like many other survivors, I feel an obligation to tell my story again and again. I will certainly use it in my classroom. But would I have tried to stop it if I had been there at the time? Separate up to five addresses with commas (,). She was tattooed with a number that she showed me from one of the concentration camps and it makes me feel so sad that she had to go through that. A highly recommended book to read.

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She is 90 years old and some details of what she went through she will not tell. Like most Americans, I first learned about Oskar Schindler and the 1,200 Jewish lives he was able to save watching Steven Spielberg's movie Schindler's List. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

This is a message all the more poignant for her very real history as a girl on Schindler's List. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. But why?

However, that hope... Have you ever heard the term ‘built in fan’? While this one doesn't cover anything I haven't read before, it is great for any of my children still in elementary school. Reviewed in the United States on January 4, 2020. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. I know this is a kid's book, but I read this entire thing while sitting in a waiting room at a hospital. Reviewed in the United States on April 17, 2020. How people ever survived such brutality beggars belief. supporting actors/actresses Ezra Dagan, Embeth Davidtz, Miri Fabian, Caroline Goodall, Michael Gordon, Aldona Grochal, Mark Ivanir, Bettina Kupfer, Anna Mucha, Jonathan Sagalle, Andrzej Seweryn. "The astonishing true story of a girl who survived the Holocaust thanks to Oskar Schindler, of Schindler's List fame. But, the story is very interesting. There was a problem loading your book clubs. Reader’s Entertainment Radio Presents: Say No More: A thriller of a read, QUICK LOOK: DUMB AND DUMBER: HOW CUOMO AND DE BLASIO RUINED NEW YORK. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. , The subject field is required. What you have to remember here is that this story is told through the memories of someone who survived the most horrific massacre in the world. One person with courage to stand up for the innocent can make a big difference. Only 7 left in stock - order soon. This beautiful book, written for children, should be read by adults as well. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Rena worked as a slave laborer with scarcely any food and watched as friends and family were sent away.

Rena Finder was only eleven when the Nazis forced her and her family -- along with all the other Jewish families -- into the ghetto in Krakow, Poland. Her birthplace of Krakow became a prison and only a few members of her family survived the war. Finder did a remarkable job in writing this book.

Rena’s story is told very simply and, although she was in her 90s as she told it through author Joshua Greene, with the voice of a young girl. Auschwitz (Concentration camp) -- Juvenile literature. TM ® & © 2017 Scholastic Inc. All Rights Reserved. Here in her own words is Rena's gripping story of survival, perseverance, tragedy, and hope. Unable to add item to List. Including pictures from Rena's personal collection and from the time period, this unforgettable memoir introduces young readers to an astounding and necessary piece of history"--, # My survival : a girl on Schindler\'s list : a memoir\n, # Jewish children in the Holocaust--Poland--Krak\u00F3w\n, # World War, 1939-1945--Jews--Rescue--Poland\n, \"The astonishing true story of a girl who survived the Holocaust thanks to Oskar Schindler, of Schindler\'s List fame. As an adult, I learned a few new facts about this moment in history. We can never forget the horrors of the Holocaust. There are many parts that had me in tears and in disbelief. New York : Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., [2020] ©2019, Rena Finder; Oskar Schindler; Oskar Schindler, 9781338593792 133859379X 9781338656220 1338656228, 112 pages, [14] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 19 cm. ", which newspapers in Holocaust museums confirm. It is very much a person recounting their experiences.

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Thank you! A clear and simple narration of a true account. Even though this was written for children, I really appreciated the raw account of what Rena went through.

There was no water, food, bathroom, or windows, or even much oxygen, but we believed the train was taking us to Oskar's new factory in Czechoslovakia. Please try again. By a twist of fate, she finds herself on Shindler's List-working of Oskar Shindler himself. Rena Finder was only eleven when the Nazis forced her and her family — along with all the other Jewish families — into the ghetto in Krakow, Poland. She is forced into the Krakow Ghetto and then she and her mother are transported to Auschwitz. Then Rena and her mother ended up working for, "The astonishing true story of a girl who survived the Holocaust thanks to Oskar Schindler, of Schindler's List fame. Later he sees her dead body on a wagon with the other recently killed. Even though I've studied. I think this message is always important and always relevant, for children and parents alike. She is 90 years old and some details of what she went through she will not tell.

Most of us have seen the movie Schindler's List about a German businessman who uses Jewish slave workers from the Nazi concentration camps for his business supplying goods to the Third Reich (and if you are one of the few who hasn't seen it, you should!). This is a story of Rena, who was born in Poland in 1929.

Her story is incomprehensible to our modern sensibilities, but she lived it. It is also a great reminder that this was real and something we should never forget.

His documentaries have been broadcast in twenty countries and his books translated into eight languages. Here in her own words is Rena's gripping story of survival, perseverance, tragedy, and hope. At times this was a bit off-putting as the subject matter is mature and the writing often sounded immature: “Now I’m going to tell you about...” The unique perspective of a girl on Schindler’s list will make this WWII narrative an appealing addition to middle grade through high school library collections with a wide readership of the subject. P3, A first hand account of a 14 year-old from Krakow, Poland through her horrific experiences in the Jewish Ghetto, Auschwitz Concentration Camp, and salvation at the hands of Oskar and Emilie Schindler; Rena and her mother survived because of the heroism of that couple. I picked it up because I wanted my kids to read it, and I can never get enough books about Oskar Schindler and what he did for people. I still give it a 5 star review! I met her a few times but I was too young to really understand the term "Holocaust Survivor" and now it makes me wish that I would have been able to hear her story as well. Eli hoped to do his time and get back to living life outside prison. Please enter your name. “My Survival” opens just before Poland falls to the Nazis and describes the Jewish ghetto and its horrific conditions, overcrowded transports from the city to extermination camps, and Schindler’s factory and its role in saving more than 1,200 Jews. Reviewed in the United States on March 1, 2020. Rena Ferber Finder was 11 when Hitler and his army invaded Poland and imprisoned, enslaved and murdered millions. Login Failed : Incorrect username or password. Hardcover – Illustrated, December 26, 2019. Death, Grief, Loss The E-mail Address(es) you entered is(are) not in a valid format. While Schindler neither likes or trusts Göth, he continually bribes and schmoozes him to stay on the SS’s good side, but it’s not easy. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Her birthplace of Krakow became a prison and only a few members of her family survived the war. Even though I’ve studied the Holocaust in school, hearing or reading from survivors is something totally different. Rena worked as a slave laborer with scarcely any food and watched as friends and family were sent away. But Rena's nightmares were not over. Now, we have this book by Rena Finder, who was a still a young girl when she was working for Oskar Schindler.

And yes, I am sorry to say I have not yet read Thomas Keneally's 1982 book Schindler's Ark (published as Schindler's List in the US). The E-mail message field is required. Oskar Schindler, a German businessman who employed Jewish prisoners in his factory and kept them fed and healthy. BEHIND THE WORDS WITH AUTHOR CHRISTIN BRECHER Sold by Learning with Books and ships from Amazon Fulfillment. The thoughtful and amazing Kate Kunkel, author of Don't Let the Memories Fade joins Patricia Walters-Fischer on Reader's Entertainment Radio to discuss the importance... You have entered an incorrect email address! So if you are into history and wanting to read something that’s real, raw, and tells history from a survivors eye this is the book for you.

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Rena worked as a slave laborer with scarcely any food and watched as friends and family were sent away. Tell our readers a bit about yourself, where you're from, where you... https://youtu.be/XgedLMLTpXI He has taught Holocaust history for Fordham and Hofstra Universities. The E-mail Address(es) field is required. She is 90 years old and some details of what she went through she will not tell. We will contact you when the item is available. Rena worked as a slave laborer with scarcely any food and watched as friends and family were sent away.



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