Post-War European Borders
- "There's someone missing!" Koppel told Meitek when he had finished
calling the names. "I counted the children twice and there are only
eighty-eight here. There are eighty-nine on the list. Someone's gone
- "It's Pavel, he ran away, I'm sure of it," Sandy interrupted the
conversation. "When we were told to pack our belongings and make
our way to the trucks outside, he just ran away. I saw on his face
that he was planning to run away."
- "Why didn't you stop him?" Koppel reproached him. "Why didn't you
at least tell us?"
- "He'd been planning to escape for ages, and it's better for us that
way. He would only have made trouble on the journey. You don't
have to be upset that he didn't come with us."
- "We'll never give up on any Jew, Sandy. Every Jewish child is a
- Leiby, a young thirteen-year-old boy, was a brave Jewish partisan
in the European forests during the war. In the aftermath of the war,
he surreptitiously smuggled countless groups of Jewish children
over the border, out of blood-drenched Poland, and on their way to
freedom. Armed Polish resistance fighters constantly hounded the
smugglers, dogging their steps and threatening their very lives.
- This historical tale is based on refugees' and activists' evidence and
memoirs, as well as newspaper articles from the period, bringing to
Life a true depiction of post-war Poland, of relations between Jews
and their Polish counterparts, and between the various factions of
Jews that existed at the time. Readers of all ages will find this book
unique and impossible to put down, from the very first page until its
6" x 9"
Z. Berman Books
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