Hiding Edith: A True Story

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$14.95  $13.90
Second Story Press
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6.56 X 8.02 X 0.39 inches | 0.55 pounds
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"It is a tale that needed to be told, and told it is."

-- "The Globe and Mail"

"Kacer makes a difficult topic manageable for young readers, avoiding graphic horrors without trivializing the events."

-- "Resource Links"

"...this account of survivors uses the truth of a young child's viewpoint to move readers and bring history close."

-- "Booklist"

"Kacer expands upon her brilliant use of the Holocaust theme, found in The Secret of Gabi's Dresser and Clara's War."

-- "Voice (Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario)"

"Facts about the Holocaust are presented deftly for young readers and are supplemented with black and white photos."

-- "Kliatt"

"The story is told in an engaging style and manages to present this dark period of history in a clear, interesting manner."

-- "Geist"

"Kacer has made an engaging, intelligent story out of many hours of interviews with Edith Schwalb."

-- "Toronto Star"

"Edith's story stands out for its child-eyed perspective recounted in an easily readable, intriguing narrative."

-- "Kirkus Reviews"

"This book is quite interesting and the photos provide another layer of education. The author did an excellent job in telling the story of Edith Schwalb Gelbard."

-- "Holocaust Resources Blog"

"Winning the Yad Vashem prize is a huge honor for Kathy and a source of great pride for Second Story Press and the Israeli publisher of the book, Schocken."

-- "Lifestyletom.com"