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The boy on the wooden box : how the impossible became possible ... on Schindler's list / Leon Leyson ; with Marilyn J. Harran and Elisabeth B. Leyson.

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  • 75 out of 85 copies are currently available at PINES. (Show copies)
  • 3 out of 3 copies are currently available at Satilla Regional Library. (Show copies)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Broxton Public Library.

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Item details

  • ISBN: 9781442497818
  • ISBN: 1442497815
  • ISBN: 9781480664418 (Paw Prints)
  • ISBN: 1480664413 (Paw Prints)
  • Physical Description: 231 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2013]

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references (page 232).
Summary, etc.:
The biography of Leon Leyson, the only memoir published by a former Schindler's List child.
Leon Leyson (born Leib Lezjon) was only ten years old when the Nazis invaded Poland and his family was forced to relocate to the Krakow ghetto. With incredible luck, perseverance, and grit, Leyson was able to survive the sadism of the Nazis, including that of the demonic Amon Goeth, commandant of Plaszow, the concentration camp outside Krakow. Ultimately, it was the generosity and cunning of one man, a man named Oskar Schindler, who saved Leon Leyson's life, and the lives of his mother, his father, and two of his four siblings, by adding their names to his list of workers in his factory -- a list that became world renowned: Schindler's List.
Target Audience:
Middle School.
1000 Lexile.
Study Program Information:
Accelerated Reader 7.0.
Reading Counts! 7.5.
ALSC Notable Children's Book, 2014.
Subject: Leyson, Leon, 1929-2013 > Juvenile literature.
Schindler, Oskar, 1908-1974 > Juvenile literature.
Płaszów (Concentration camp) > Juvenile literature.
Jews > Poland > Narewka > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Jewish children in the Holocaust > Poland > Kraków > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Poland > Kraków > Personal narratives > Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 > Jews > Rescue > Juvenile literature.
Concentration camp inmates > Poland > Płaszów > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Narewka (Poland) > Biography.
Leyson, Leon, 1929-2013.
Schindler, Oskar, 1908-1974
Płaszów (Concentration camp)
Jews > Poland > Narewka > Biography.
Jewish children in the Holocaust.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Poland > Kraków > Personal narratives.
World War, 1939-1945 > Jews > Rescue.
Concentration camp inmates.
Narewka (Poland) > Biography.
Genre: War and conflict.
Dust jackets (Bindings) > 2013.

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