My Family for the War

My Family for the War

Book - 2012
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Before the start of World War II, ten-year-old Ziska Mangold, who has Jewish ancestors but has been raised as a Protestant, is taken out of Nazi Germany on one of the Kindertransport trains, to live in London with a Jewish family, where she learns about Judaism and endures the hardships of war while attempting to keep in touch with her parents, who are trying to survive in Holland.
Publisher: New York : Dial Books, 2012.
ISBN: 9780803733602
Branch Call Number: VOO
Characteristics: 402 pages ; 22 cm

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indigo_sparrow_7
Aug 19, 2014

Great book! It's starts out pretty slow but once you get past the first 20 pages or so it's fantastic! Read this if you liked The Book Thief.

vpl_childrens Aug 15, 2014

Franziska Mangold is a girl with Jewish heritage who has been raised as a Protestant, who escapes from Germany on the famous Kindertransport to England just as World War II breaks out across Europe. Her observant Jewish foster family welcomes her into their fold and while she struggles with the separation from her birth family, she soon settles into London life in wartime.

tanase Aug 15, 2012

i just finnished reading it and i loved it! a great historical ficion read,one of the best in my opinion.i could hardley put the book down.my whole family was sick of me showing up at the dinner table with yet another book:) anyway, you should really read this book because trust me,you will not regret it!

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pink_owl_316 thinks this title is suitable for 11 years and over

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tanase thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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