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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Lillian's Right to Vote

Jonah Winter

This book recalls America’s battle for civil rights in an account of one woman’s fierce determination to make it up the hill and make her voice heard.

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