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"Yesterday's lessons, for tomorrow's future..." 3rd Generation and Beyond is a book of powerful life philosophies according to a Third Generation Holocaust descendant. Each chapter gives a little more insight into how we, as individuals, can empower ourselves and the world around us. Back of book: By this time, you would think we would have learned our lesson. By now, you ...more
Paperback, 154 pages
Published January 20th 2013 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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Isi
May 11, 2013 Isi rated it really liked it

Check my review on my blog and enter a giveaway of 5 copies of the book.

Danna is the granddaughter of two Holocaust survivors and in this book she talks about the situations in which she has been involved that have made her think about her grandparents’ lives and how they faced their problems in the past. Her grandparents always tried to be kind with other people, even with strangers; they helped her friends and lived without complaining about the bad things that happened to them in the past eve
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Allison Hiltz
Jan 02, 2015 Allison Hiltz rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2013
From The Book Wheel

When Rebecca at Love at First Book invited me to be a part of the #3GAB tour, I immediately agreed because I generally trust her judgment when it comes to books. I’m please to report that she did not disappoint!

3rd Generation and Beyond by Danna Pycher is a short book of life lessons that she learned from being a 3rd generation Holocaust survivor. Simple and heartfelt, she uses her personal experiences from surviving a horrific car accident to an around-the-world journey to fi
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Rebecca Scaglione
Apr 09, 2013 Rebecca Scaglione rated it it was amazing
Beshert.

This word is Hebrew for “fated” or “meant to be.” And this is how I feel about having been connected to Danna Pycher.

One of my friends sent me a Facebook message that basically said, “here’s my friend’s book, you should read it and put it on your blog and talk to my friend.” Danna and I were connected, she sent me a copy of 3rd Generation and Beyond, and since then, I have made it part of my mission to help promote this book.

Why do I want to help promote this book? For many reasons.

One r
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Melinda
Jan 12, 2016 Melinda rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-in-2013
Danna draws inspiration from her grandparents, being Holocaust survivors and a terrible accident that left her handicapped for a long time to write this truly inspiring book. In her book, she addresses valuable life lessons on morality and values which, by reading her novel, I feel she is very passionate about. She speaks about kindness being infectious, how a small act of kindness could change someone’s life for the better. She covers topics such as appreciating what you have, to live in the ...more
Stephanie
Jul 07, 2015 Stephanie rated it liked it
I’m grateful to be a part of Danna’s tour for her beautiful little book. When I first heard about it, I was instantly intrigued. Danna is a 3rd generation Holocaust survivor, hence the name of the book. Her grandparents were miraculous survivors of the Holocaust, and Danna has spent a great deal of time reflecting on what that means for her and her family. I knew right away that I wanted to read this book because I have always had a fascination with the Holocaust. I’ve collected many Holocaust ...more
Jennine
Source: Received from author for review

History is important to us. We record it, talk about it, study it, analyze it, write it, and strive to make it. We feel a wide range of emotions about it: proud, joyful, angry, perplexed, ashamed, and devastated. There aren't many other things in life that touch us and teach us quite like history does.

Especially family history. For many of us in the big melting pot we call America, our heritage is a mosh posh my dad likes to call Heinz 57...meaning too many
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Tanya (mom's small victories)
Click here for my full review on my blog at Mom's Small Victories


When Rebecca at Love at First Book approached me with a free Kindle copy to review of 3rd Generation and Beyond about the Holocaust, I admit that I was skeptical. The Holocaust was such a horrifying time period and I had recently read Sarah's Key, a historical fiction novel that brought me to tears recounting agonizing details of young Sarah, a Jewish girl during the time of the French persecution of Jews.

I accepted the book and br
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Mirely
A copy of the book was provided by the author for an honest review.

I haven’t taken on many tours as of late but I couldn't help but to jump at the chance of joining this one. The Holocaust is an event that should never be forgotten and should be embedded in our entire DNA. There are so many important lessons to be learned from it.

3rd Generation and Beyond is part memoir, part self-help book. A lot of the self-help part is common sense but sadly, common sense some of us lack. It’s not until the
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Skylar
Nov 24, 2013 Skylar rated it liked it
My problem is that I don't understand what the point of this book was. It's a list of traits that the author says she has because of the fact that she's part of the 3rd generation. I don't think these traits are inherent to that group, though her stories to describe them may be. But then again, about half the traits discuss her having a terrible car accident, so it appears that the accident is at least as influential to her perspective as being a grandchild of Holocaust survivors. Of course, the ...more
Tamara
May 21, 2013 Tamara rated it really liked it
Part self-help, this book is so much more. It's advice- but it's also stories of Danna's family. 3rd Generation inspires and motivates. Makes you think about the legacy you leave behind.

This is the link to my review and interview with Danna Pycher, author of 3GAB.

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T
Feb 22, 2013 T rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Young Adults, All ages
In her touching book, 3rd Generation and Beyond, Danna brings a unique, important message that bridges the generation gap by relaying historic stories to today's young people in an easy to digest manner. Everyone can apply these common values to their own lives. Part emotional, part travel log, and overall an easy, worthwhile read.
Shannon Clark
May 16, 2013 Shannon Clark rated it it was amazing
This one was a different take on the holocaust. Written by a young woman whose grandfather survived the holocaust she sends words of wisdom out in each chapter. Her goal is for people to be kind and to spread their kindness around.
Stephen Wilke
Just awesome! This is a perfect example of Inspirational Leadership and the use of heart and mind to construct a better world through the utilization of thinking and self-reflection. In a word, BEAUTIFUL!
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Hello All,

I am happy to be a part of this reading community. As the author of 3rd Generation and Beyond I made a commitment to Holocaust education and character building for schools. I speak at schools and events in hopes of inspiring the next generations to know how important standing up for what is right is.

I look forward to hearing your feedback and sharing my book reviews with you. I am also a
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