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 is an ordinary boy living in Germany with his' parents and sister. His' life seems normal until Hitler takes over the country. His use-to-be-best-friend from his' public school begins to reject him and the friend ...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.
For years, I have tried to remember the name of this book, but only just found it when I clicked on the author's page. I had no idea that a Canadian author wrote this book. As a matter of fact, I thought that somebody other than a Canadian wrote it.
Despite this book bein ...more
I purchased a copy of this text for my niece along with "Beyond Courage: The Untold Story of Jewish Resistance During t ...more