The Light in Hidden Places

The Light in Hidden Places

A Novel Based on the True Story of Stefania Pódgorska

Book - 2020 | First edition
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Sixteen-year-old Catholic Stefania Podgórska has worked in the Diamant family's grocery store in for four years, even falling in love with one of their sons, Izio; but when the Nazis came to Przemsyl, Poland, the Jewish Diamants are forced into the ghetto (and worse) and only Izio's brother Max manages to escape, and Stefania embarks on a dangerous course--protecting thirteen Jews in her attic, caring for her younger sister, Helena, and keeping everything secret from the two Nazi officers who are living in her house.
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2020
Edition: First edition
Branch Call Number: FICTION CAM
Characteristics: 377 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
ISBN: 9781338355932
1338355937

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Amazing and gripping! Based on a true story of a teenage girl raising her little sister and hiding 13 Jews in her attic in war-torn Poland. The difficulties were enormous. Very powerful read. Recommended by Cathy


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