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The boy on the wooden box: how the impossible became possible...on Schindler's list

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Publisher:
Atheneum Books for Young Readers,
Pub. Date:
[2013]
Edition:
First edition.
Language:
English
Description
In the #1 New York Times bestseller, Leon Leyson (born Leib Lezjon) was only ten years old when the Nazis invaded Poland and his family was forced to relocate to the Krakow ghetto. Leon Leyson (born Leib Lezjon) was only ten years old when the Nazis invaded Poland and his family was forced to relocate to the Krakow ghetto. With incredible luck, perseverance, and grit, Leyson was able to survive the sadism of the Nazis, including that of the demonic Amon Goeth, commandant of Plaszow, the concentration camp outside Krakow. Ultimately, it was the generosity and cunning of one man, a man named Oskar Schindler, who saved Leon Leyson's life, and the lives of his mother, his father, and two of his four siblings, by adding their names to his list of workers in his factory-a list that became world renowned: Schindler's List. This, the only memoir published by a former Schindler's List child, perfectly captures the innocence of a small boy who goes through the unthinkable. Most notable is the lack of rancor, the lack of venom, and the abundance of dignity in Mr. Leyson's telling. The Boy on the Wooden Box is a legacy of hope, a memoir unlike anything you've ever read.
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ISBN:
9781442497818
9781442497825
Reading Level:
MG
Level 7, 7 Points
Lexile measure:
1000L
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Grouped Work ID 443550b8-3773-1a4e-6295-f6a80ce111f4
Full title boy on the wooden box how the impossible became possible on schindlers list
Author leyson leon
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-22 11:15:15AM
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auth_author2 Harran, Marilyn J., 1948-, Lewson, Elisabeth B.
author Leyson, Leon, 1929-2013,
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subject_facet Concentration camp inmates -- Poland -- P?aszw? -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Poland -- Krakw? -- Personal narratives -- Juvenile literature, Jewish children in the Holocaust -- Poland -- Krakw? -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Jews -- Poland -- Narewka -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Leyson, Leon, -- 1929-2013 -- Juvenile literature, Narewka (Poland) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, P?aszw? (Concentration camp) -- Juvenile literature, Schindler, Oskar, -- 1908-1974 -- Juvenile literature, World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue -- Juvenile literature
title_display The boy on the wooden box : how the impossible became possible...on Schindler's list
title_full The boy on the wooden box : how the impossible became possible...on Schindler's list / Leon Leyson ; with Marilyn J. Harran and Elisabeth B. Leyson
title_short The boy on the wooden box :
title_sub how the impossible became possible...on Schindler's list
topic_facet Concentration camp inmates, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), Jewish children in the Holocaust, Jews, Leyson, Leon, Rescue, Schindler, Oskar, World War, 1939-1945