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Chance: Escape from the Holocaust

by Shulevitz, Uri (Author)

ISBN: 9780374313715

From a beloved voice in children's literature comes this landmark memoir of hope amid harrowing times and an engaging and unusual Holocaust-related story. With backlist sales of over 2.3 million copies, one of FSG BYR's most acclaimed picture-book creators details the eight-year odyssey of how he and his Jewish family escaped the terrors of the Nazis by fleeing Warsaw for the Soviet Union. It was during those years, with threats at every turn, that the young Uri experienced his awakening as an artist, an experience that played a key role during this difficult time. By turns dreamlike and nightmarish, this heavily illustrated account of determination, courage, family loyalty, and the luck of coincidence is a true publishing event. Scholastic Complete Catalog

Month*: 2

Age Range: From 8 to 14

Format: Hardcover, 336 pages

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR), August 2020

Product Dimensions: 9 L × 7 W × 0 H

* Subject to availability