Whispers From the Ghettos

Whispers From the Ghettos

Book - 2009
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The stories in this book come from behind the walls and barbed wire of Europe's ghettos during the Nazi regime. We hear the voices of young boys and girls as they live with the fear that they might be deported to the death camps at any moment. Theirs are stories of courage and determination, of struggle and resistance. They speak for those who, like them, managed to survive the war. And they speak for those who did not.
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : Puffin Canada, 2009.
ISBN: 9780143312512
Characteristics: xix, 162 pages : maps, portraits ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: McKay, Sharon E.


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ghetto May 09, 2011

I really liked the book "Whispers From the Ghetto" by Kathy Kacer and Sharon Mckay. "Whispers From the Ghetto" is a book about Jews and there story in the war. It also takes more then 10 storys of differnt Jews. This novel was based on true stories and takes place all over Europe including Germany, Poland, Czech republic, Lituania and China. I can easily identify because I am also from eroupe and I also hade a bad past whith a hard life. my favourite part is in the first chapter about the kid in the ghetto who loves music. I would say that "Whispers From the Ghetto" is like the game Medal of Honour European Assault because you also have to go into the ghettos and you have to fight off the Nazis and free the Jews. If I had to rate this book I would rate it a ten out of ten because I had never loved a book like this before. I would recommend this book for ages 6 and over I also guarantee that you would love this book like I did!

sybel_lovez2read Apr 13, 2011

i thought this book was phenomenal :)...... i thought each of their stories were good especially "The miracle" :D this book inspired me and was very sad :(.... now i know the pain that the jews went through :'(

HellsDaughter Mar 31, 2011

I REALLY like both authors, having had talked to both :)

Kathy Kacer's parents both were in the holocaust, FYI.

I actually read this for a school assignment...

member_bookclub Mar 12, 2011

This book really described how jewish people were abused, beaten, and killed in concentration camps and labour camps. I liked the story's very much.

jessica7809 Mar 07, 2011

i absalutly loved this book! if you are intreeged on storys about the holacaust this book is ment for you because it is mixed with many storys from then.

soccer11234 Mar 02, 2011

i like this book but 2 me this sounded a lot like children of war a book that wuz in silver birch last year
do any of u guys have fb

jdsncb23 Feb 25, 2011

An excellent account of life in a WWII ghetto. The stories were very entertaining and gripping. This may be the best Non-Fiction book I have read in Red Maple this year.

pinky111hcz Feb 22, 2011

I loved this book. The indepth stories about what happened to the Jewish people imprisoned in ghettos was very sad, but helped me to understand the horrors of the war.


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ShekinahStJean Nov 20, 2013

whispers from the ghettos is a compilation of stories of Jewish children during world war 2. It tells of their lives before, during and after the war. It contains 12 stories about those who survived the war and how.

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