October 22, 2020
Genre/Categories: YA Historical Fiction, Fictionalized Biography, Jewish, WW11, Holocaust
This year as part of Blog Audit Challenge 2020 I’m going back to update older review posts. On Thursdays, I’ll be re-sharing a few of these great reads, and today I’m sharing my review of The Librarian of Auschwitz, brave…inspirational…courageous…feisty…determined….daring……
I’m linking up today with Davida @ The Chocolate Lady’s Book Review Blog for #throwbackthursday.
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My Summary of The Librarian of Auschwitz
“During the darkest hours of the Holocaust in an Auschwitz concentration camp, a young girl, Dita Kraus, risks her life to keep the magic of books alive. Imprisoned along with her mother and father, Dita finds meaning and purpose as the Librarian of a secret library within a secret school in the “family camp” section of Auschwitz, caring for eight precious volumes that have been smuggled in past the guards.
Be sure to read the author’s Afterward as he speaks of his interview with the real Dita Kraus about her incredible life, courage, and survival.”
QOTD: Have you read The Librarian of Auschwitz or is it on your TBR?