Daniel barely remembers leading a normal life before the Nazis came to power in 1933. He can still picture once being happy and safe, but memories of those days are fading as he and his family face the dangers threatening Jews in Hitler's Germany in the late 1930s. No longer able to practice their religion, vote, own property,...more
The books follows the story of Daniel who is Jewish and lives in Frankfurt, Germany in the 1930's. As Daniel tells his own story, you experience just a little bit of what it was like for Jewish kids who lived in Germany ...more
Books, "Night", "The Devil's Arithmetic" and the "Warsaw Ghetto", just to mention a few.
Matas did a good job collecting and researching the stories to put together for Daniel"s Story.
Daniel’s Story is about a Jewish kid who wanted to be a photographer and him and his family tried to hide from the Germans. They hid for as long as they could inside the attic with little food, water and no bathroom. Daniel’s mother and brother were killed first out of the family because they tried to go to the hospital and get supplies and other stuff they needed. Daniel and his father were caught when they tried to go out and find Daniel's mother. When the they got put on a ...more
The first time I read this book I was in Middle School and read for a book report. This book is my all time favorite. Its a great book, for children all alike. This book will give children the basic overview of life for a jewish boy in Nazi germany before, during, and after the war. It's a great read for adults too.