Survivors Club: The True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz

Survivors Club: The True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz

In 1945, in a now-famous piece of archival footage, four-year-old Michael Bornstein was filmed by Soviet soldiers as he was carried out of Auschwitz in his grandmother’s arms. Survivors Club tells the unforgettable story of how a father’s courageous wit, a mother’s fierce love, and one perfectly timed illness saved Michael’s life, and how others in his family from Zarki, P...

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Title:Survivors Club: The True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz
Author:Michael Bornstein
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ISBN:0374305714
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:352 pages

Survivors Club: The True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz Reviews

  • Ruth Blankenbaker
    Nov 23, 2016
    This is a captivating book of survival in the face of so much tragedy. While filled with horrific, true experiences, the book's enduring message for readers is one of triumph. A must read....
  • Rachel
    Dec 12, 2016
    I am speechless. I have so many emotions after reading this story. This is a book that should be shared with the world!...
  • Esther
    Jan 09, 2017
    A must read for everyone!Read my full review here:http://www.slj.com/2017/01/reviews/bo...Scroll down to the Nonfiction picks....
  • Pauline
    Jan 27, 2017
    At times this is a gruelling read. What an extraordinary life this man had and his survival is beyond miraculous. A really important story that deserves to be told so that this can never happen again....
  • Mischenko
    Feb 22, 2017
    Please visit my blog www.readrantrockandroll.com for reviews on children's books like this regarding the Holocaust and WWIISurvivors Club : The True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz by Michael Bornstein is a memoir written for middle schoolers, but its a story for all. I personally had a ...
  • Ms. Yingling
    Feb 20, 2017
    E ARC from Netgalley.comMichael Bornstein was born in 1940, just when things were starting to get bad for Jewish residents in Poland. His family saw horrible things happen in their town, and various family members reacted in different ways. An aunt and uncle left their daughter at a convent, hoping ...
  • Alessandra
    Feb 27, 2017
    This book makes me very excited about being a librarian. I look forward to putting it into as many hands as possible, because I don't think it's possible to read it without learning from it. It is, of course, incredibly painful to read, but given the state of America these days, it's a pain we need ...
  • Erica Paris
    Mar 24, 2017
    This is a must read! I have the great privilege of knowing the co- author and hearing the back story for myself. Definitely not an easy book to read but what kept me going is knowing that there was a very happy ending. ...
  • Grapeseed22
    Apr 09, 2017
    Survivors club is a true story about a boy in Auschwitz. Its very emotional, actually. One minute your happy, then the other your devastated. Sometimes your angry. And sometimes you just have to know what's happening next. I liked this book a lot. I think anyone would want to know what happens in th...
  • Karen Hannah
    Apr 17, 2017
    While difficult to read at times this was an awesome book. An honest and heart reading account of families during the Holocaust. Focusing mainly on Michael Bernstein and his family this book chronicles the horror and the strength of Jews during the Holocaust. I have difficulty reading books on this ...