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The Tattooist of Auschwitz - YA Edition
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The Tattooist of Auschwitz - YA Edition

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Author: Heather Morris

Format: Paperback / softback

Number of Pages: 352


I tattooed a number on her arm. She tattooed her name on my heart. In 1942, Lale Sokolov arrived in Auschwitz-Birkenau. He was given the job of tattooing the prisoners marked for survival - scratching numbers into his fellow victims' arms in indelible ink to create what would become one of the most potent symbols of the Holocaust. Waiting in line to be tattooed, terrified and shaking, was a young girl. For Lale - a dandy, a jack-the-lad, a bit of a chancer - it was love at first sight. And he was determined not only to survive himself, but to ensure this woman, Gita, did too. So begins one of the most life-affirming, courageous, unforgettable and human stories of the Holocaust: the love story of the tattooist of Auschwitz. This edition is edited and updated for younger readers, and also contains extra materials, including classroom discussion points, additional photos, maps and documents and other educational resources.
  • Author: Heather Morris

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Tags: Children's Fiction, childrens, Ethnic studies, History, July-2021, May-2022, WW2, YA
  • Barcode: 9781760686031
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    The Tattooist of Aushwitz

    This book was a very informative, eyewitness account of a Polish Jew’s experience with the horror of the concentration camps. It is a succinct and simple read… and also a very necessary historical story. To say I enjoyed it is incorrect as the subject matter is very somber but I highly recommend it.

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    This book was a very informative, eyewitness account of a Polish Jew’s experience with the horror of the concentration camps. It is a succinct and simple read… and also a very necessary historical story. To say I enjoyed it is incorrect as the subject matter is very somber but I highly recommend it.

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