Read about Eva’s harrowing experience as a child in Auschwitz, the largest Nazi death camp, in this story of resilience and survival. A FREE copy of the book is available for all registered participants. Pick yours up at the Library’s Customer Service Desk or at Galena Digital Library.
Eva Mozes Kor was 10 years old when she arrived in Auschwitz. While her parents and two older sisters were taken to the gas chambers, she and her twin, Miriam, were herded into the care of the man known as the Angel of Death, Dr. Josef Mengele.
Mengele’s twins were granted the “privileges” of keeping their own clothes and hair, but they were also subjected to sadistic medical experiments and forced to fight daily for their own survival, as most of the twins died as a result of the experiments or from the disease and hunger pervasive in the camp. In a narrative told with emotion and restraint, readers will learn of a child’s endurance and survival in the face of truly extraordinary evil.
This young adult novel is recommended for ages 12 & up.