Measure of A Man: From Auschwitz Survivor to Presidents' Tailor

Genocide & Holocaust
Jewish Culture & Anti-Semitism
Martin Greenfield
Age Group:
15 and up
Regnery Publishing
Genocide & Holocaust
Jewish Culture & Anti-Semitism

Taken from his Czechoslovakian home at age fifteen and transported to the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz with his family, Greenfield came face to face with "Angel of Death" Dr. Joseph Mengele and was separated forever from his parents, sisters and baby brother. Greenfield remembers his desperation and fear as a teenager alone in the death camp and how a Schutzstaffel (SS) soldier's shirt dramatically altered the course of his life. He learned how to sew and when he began wearing the shirt under his prisoner uniform, he learned that clothes possess great power and could even help save his life.

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Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World

Ashley Herring Blake

When a tornado rips through town, Ivy Aberdeen's house is destroyed and her family displaced. Ivy feels invisible and ignored in the aftermath of the storm—and what's worse, her notebook filled with secret drawings of girls holding hands has gone missing.

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