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Escaping Into the Night
by D. Dina Friedman


Overview - Halina Rudowski is on the run. When the Polish ghetto where she lives is evacuated, she narrowly escapes, but her mother is not as lucky. Along with her friend Batya, Halina makes her way to a secret encampment in the woods where Jews survive by living underground.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Halina Rudowski is on the run. When the Polish ghetto where she lives is evacuated, she narrowly escapes, but her mother is not as lucky. Along with her friend Batya, Halina makes her way to a secret encampment in the woods where Jews survive by living underground. As the group struggles for food, handles infighting, and attempts to protect themselves from the advancing Germans, Halina must face the reality of life without her mother.
Based on historical events, this gripping tale sheds light on a little-known aspect of the Holocaust: the underground forest encampments that saved several thousand Jews from the Nazis. In telling the story of one girl's survival, "Escaping into the Night" marks the arrival of a remarkable new voice in fiction.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781416986485
  • ISBN-10: 1416986480
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
  • Publish Date: September 2009
  • Page Count: 208
  • Reading Level: Ages 10-14


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Books > Juvenile Fiction > Historical - Holocaust
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