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BEHIND THE SECRET WINDOW: A Memoir of a Hidden Childhood During World War Two

Nelly S. Toll, Author
Nelly S. Toll, Author . Puffin $5.99 (161p) ISBN 978-0-14-230241-5
Reviewed on: 03/03/2003
Release date: 03/01/2003

The author, as a six-year-old, spent more than a year in hiding with her mother, evading the Nazis in 1941 Poland. PW wrote in a starred review, "Without emphasizing horror and loss, the author conveys the effects of human evil and human folly, summoning up the forces of tragedy and courage." Ages 10-up. (Mar.)

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