Survivors: The Holocaust: A Young Boy's Story
By Stewart Ross
An inspirational fictional story about the Holocaust, told through the eyes of 14-year-old Bandi, a Hungarian Jew living in Budapest in 1944.
Bandi Guttmann is a 14-year-old Hungarian Jew, living in Budapest in 1944. German forces have occupied the city and life for Bandi and his family is about to become unbearable. Set apart from the rest of the Hungarian community, and denied basic human rights, the family's only weapon is their determination to survive. But in the face of mindless hatred, will the Guttmann's strength, love and courage be enough to hold them together?
Based on the memoirs of Andor Guttmann, a survivor of the Holocaust.
Part of a unique collection of fictional stories about young people caught up in real-life conflicts and disasters. Through their eyes we experience the day-to-day hardships and dangers of living through troubled times from throughout history.
Stewart Ross is a popular children's author. He has written many books on historical subjects, both fiction and non-fiction. He lives in Canterbury with his wife and four school-age children, and each morning he travels ten yards to work in a large hut in the garden.
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08 Oct 2015
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Stewart Ross has made a convincing fiction out of an old man's true memories. An informative, exciting yet morally complex book. — TES