Sevek and the Holocaust: The Boy Who Refused to Die
A Unique and Powerful Memoir about a Young Boy's Journey During the Holocaust and His Effort Later to Make Peace With The Past.
Written by Sidney Finkel
Biography - Historical / Self-Published / Paperback / January 2005
Interest Level: Grades 5-8
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Main Characters: Sevek
POV: 1st person, Sevek
Summary: This is an autobiography of a Holocaust survivor, Sevek Finkelstein, who makes his story known through speaking at schools about his experiences. His story talks about his life before the war when he lived in Poland with his mother, father, sisters and brother. He recounts his experiences of being ...more
Sevek is the true story of Sidney Finkel who survived the holocaust as a child. Sidney grew up with his three sisters and his older brother in Lodz, Poland. His town was bombed and his father decided to move his family all back to his hometown where he thought they would be safe. Sidney and his family ended up in a ghetto and he faced several scary moments and tragetys such as the murder of his oldest sister and her newborn baby boy.
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