Monday, August 31, 2015
I Survived: The Nazi Invasion, 1944
Scholastic Inc, 2014
In one of the darkest periods in history, one boy struggles to survive...
In this gripping new addition to the bestselling I SURVIVED series, a young Jewish boy escapes the ghetto and finds a group of resistance fighters in the forests of Poland. Does he have what it takes to survive the Nazis -- and fight back?
I’m so glad there’s a series for kids that makes historical fiction cool. There was so much action in this story! And I learned so much. Even as an adult, when you think you know too much about World War II and the Holocaust, you still can learn from a children’s book. As a matter of fact, children’s historical fiction is my favorite to read. I had no idea that resistance fighters were so numerous or successful. It handled a tough topic well. I loved it, and kids will, too.