Follows Dita Kraus from age fourteen, when she is put in charge of a few forbidden books at Auschwitz concentration camp, through the end of World War II and beyond. Based on a true story. - (Baker & Taylor)

Follows the true story of Dita Kraus, a fourteen-year-old girl from Prague who after being sent to Auschwitz is chosen to protect the eight volumes prisoners have smuggled past the guards. - (Baker & Taylor)

A tale based on true events follows the experiences of a teen prisoner in Auschwitz who risks her life to keep the magic of books alive during the Holocaust. Simultaneous eBook. - (Baker & Taylor)

<p><b>Based on the experience of real-life Auschwitz prisoner Dita Kraus, this is the incredible story of a girl who risked her life to keep the magic of books alive during the Holocaust.</b></p><p>Fourteen-year-old Dita is one of the many imprisoned by the Nazis at Auschwitz. Taken, along with her mother and father, from the Terezín ghetto in Prague, Dita is adjusting to the constant terror that is life in the camp. When Jewish leader Freddy Hirsch asks Dita to take charge of the eight precious volumes the prisoners have managed to sneak past the guards, she agrees. And so Dita becomes the librarian of Auschwitz. </p><p>Out of one of the darkest chapters of human history comes this extraordinary story of courage and hope.</p><p>This title has Common Core connections.</p><p><b>Godwin Books</b></p> - (McMillan Palgrave)