Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Children of Terror” as Want to Read:
Children of Terror
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Children of Terror

3.79 of 5 stars 3.79  ·  rating details  ·  145 ratings  ·  8 reviews
"Two very young girls, one a Catholic from Poland, the other a Jew from Germany, are caught in a web of terror during World War II. These are their unforgettable true stories.

“War does not spare the innocent. Two young girls, one a Catholic from Poland, the other a Jew from Germany, were witnesses to the horror of the Nazi occupation and Hitler’s terror in Germany. As chi
Kindle Edition, 120 pages
Published (first published December 3rd 2009)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Children of Terror, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Children of Terror

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 233)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
This book is actually two stories. One is the story of Inge Auerbacher who was a Jewish child during WW II. Her family lived in Germany, and her father was a WW I hero. The second is the story of Bozemuna Gilbride, a Polish Catholic, who was a child during WW II.

Gilbride's story is the first one in the book. In many ways, her story is more distrubing than Auerbacher. Forced to leave thier home, Gilbride's family is made forced labor and are seperated. Auerbacher's family also suffered, and it is
Faydra D. Fields
This book was written by two ladies who became friends in America, who both suffered under the Nazi occupation in Europe.

The twist is that only one of the ladies is Jewish. The other is a Polish Christian.

Many of us are quite aware of the six million Jews who perished during the Holocaust. I liked this book because it requires that you consider what happened to the other 5 million people who perished at the hands of the Nazis.

It's interesting how similar their experiences were, even though one l
The story of two girls during World War II - one Catholic and Polish, one Jewish and German. Both were interred in the Concentration Camps, both survived. Interesting story
This book was very interesting. Although short and not very detailed, it gave an inside glimpse to what children went through during the Nazi regime.
Both girls were victims of Holocaust persecution: one a jew & one a christian. Somewhat parallel experiences.
Interesting and quite short. Gives two perspectives - shows the incredible scope of the Holocaust.

Kelly Gressley
Enjoyed reading how this two girls grew up in not so pleasant time in their family lives.
Amy Levy
Reading now, fuck the holocaust.
Betina Breckenridge
Betina Breckenridge marked it as to-read
Dec 11, 2014
Gitte marked it as to-read
Nov 27, 2014
Antoinette marked it as to-read
Nov 25, 2014
Beth Tinsley
Beth Tinsley marked it as to-read
Nov 24, 2014
Patricia Mccormick
Patricia Mccormick marked it as to-read
Nov 24, 2014
Sue marked it as to-read
Nov 15, 2014
Mary marked it as to-read
Nov 10, 2014
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
  • Children of the Holocaust: Conversations with Sons and Daughters of Survivors
  • Your Name Is Renee: Ruth Kapp Hartz's Story as a Hidden Child in Nazi-Occupied France
  • I Shall Live: Surviving the Holocaust Against All Odds
  • The Education of a WASP
  • From a Name to a Number: A Holocaust Survivor's Autobiography
  • Irena Sendler: Mother of the Children of the Holocaust
  • The Girl in the Green Sweater: A Life in Holocaust's Shadow
  • Kristallnacht: Prelude to Destruction
  • From the Ashes of Sobibor: A Story of Survival
  • Memoirs of a Holocaust Survivor: Icek Kuperberg
  • The Dentist of Auschwitz: A Memoir
  • Melting Point
  • The Final Journey
  • Notes from the Warsaw Ghetto
  • A Child al Confino: A True Story of Escape in War-Time Italy
  • Five Chimneys: A Woman Survivor's True Story of Auschwitz (aka I Survived Hitler's Ovens)
  • Forgotten Voices of The Holocaust: A new history in the words of the men and women who survived
  • The Good Old Days: The Holocaust as Seen by Its Perpetrators and Bystanders
I Am a Star: Child of the Holocaust Beyond the Yellow Star to America I Am a Star: Child of the Holocaust I Am a Star Io sono una stella

Share This Book