The Search
The Search
The Search
Lies Schippers, Lorraine T. Miller, Eric Heuvel, Ruud van der Rol
Esther remembers her own experience of the Holocaust as a Jewish girl living in Amsterdam, and recounts to her grandson Daniel and his friend Jeroen how she escaped from the Nazis and survived by going into hiding in the countryside. Her parents were not so lucky. Esther knows they were sent to a concentration camp and died there, and with Daniel’s help she embarks on a search to discover what happened to them during the last months of their lives. After tracking down an old friend who now lives in Israel, Esther finally learns the shocking story of how her parents met their fates at Auschwitz.

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  • Fiction
  • Historical Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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The Eric Heuvel.New York:Farrar Straus Giroux,May 2009.61 pages. This book is about World War 2 during the Holocaust and a grandmother's family and friends who hear her unfold her saddening past as a Jewish girl growing up in Germany at this horrifying time in history. 

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