I AM FIFTEEN -- AND I DON'T
WANT TO DIE
New York : Scholastic, 1956
Arnothy is 15 years old and living in Budapest. The world is engaged
in a terrible war and Christine and her family are caught up in it.
Their building has been shelled by the Germans and now all the residents
are living in the basement among the coal bins. Food is scarce and
water must be brought in from a distant faucet. There is danger everywhere.
A neighboring building was bombed and all the residents were trapped in
the basement and died. Christine worries that the same thing might
happen to them. She feels selfish worrying about her self instead
of others but she prays to live. After all, she is only fifteen.
She doesn't want to die.
Arnothy, Christine, 1930-
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives.
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