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Out of Hiding : A Holocaust Survivor's Journey to America (with a Foreword by Alan Gratz)
by Ruth Gruener




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With a foreword by Alan Gratz, New York Times bestselling author of Refugee.

Ruth Gruener was a hidden child during the Holocaust. At the end of the war, she and her parents were overjoyed to be free. But their struggles as displaced people had just begun.In war-ravaged Europe, they waited for paperwork for a chance to come to America. Once they arrived in Brooklyn, they began to build a new life, but spoke little English. Ruth started at a new school and tried to make friends -- but continued to fight nightmares and flashbacks of her time during World War II.The family's perseverance is a classic story of the American dream, but also illustrates the difficulties that millions of immigrants face in the aftermath of trauma.This is a gripping and human account of a survivor's journey forward with timely connections to refugee and immigrant experiences worldwide today.

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Overview

With a foreword by Alan Gratz, New York Times bestselling author of Refugee.

Ruth Gruener was a hidden child during the Holocaust. At the end of the war, she and her parents were overjoyed to be free. But their struggles as displaced people had just begun.In war-ravaged Europe, they waited for paperwork for a chance to come to America. Once they arrived in Brooklyn, they began to build a new life, but spoke little English. Ruth started at a new school and tried to make friends -- but continued to fight nightmares and flashbacks of her time during World War II.The family's perseverance is a classic story of the American dream, but also illustrates the difficulties that millions of immigrants face in the aftermath of trauma.This is a gripping and human account of a survivor's journey forward with timely connections to refugee and immigrant experiences worldwide today.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781338627459
  • ISBN-10: 1338627457
  • Publisher: Scholastic
  • Publish Date: October 2020
  • Page Count: 208
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12
  • Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.7 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.65 pounds


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