Nancy Keane's Booktalks -- Quick and Simple
Sender, Ruth.
New York : Aladdin Paperbacks, 1997.
IL YA, RL 5.5
ISBN 068981321X
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Riva is a young 14 year old girl who raised her three brothers through a hard life in Germany. Even though crippled herself she made it through the ups and down through the hard times. One day the Nazis came and took her mom away. They were scared and hid in the basement. Taking care of a very sick brother, she fears he might die. Will the Nazis ever find them? Will her brother over come his sickness?  (Marcie Favinger, student, Mansfield High School)
SUBJECTS:     Sender, Ruth Minsky.
                        Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Poland -- Lodz -- Personal narratives.
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