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The Endless Steppe: Growing Up in Siberia
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SOLVED: Children's/YA > SOLVED. Memoir about Polish girl in Siberia [s]

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Noelle (Bellie) | 3 comments A few years ago in school I read a book about a Jewish Polish girl who was deported to Siberia because her family were capitalists. She had a fun-loving grandmother, a strict mother, and a father who spoiled her, I think. There was a character called Vanya the Bum, something about yellow curtains, and she cut her hair at one point. I remember really loving it; but I can't remember who wrote it or what is was called! Please help!

Wendy | 52 comments Is it The Endless Steppe by Esther Hautzig? I haven't read it in ages and don't really remember many details, but the general idea definitely fits.

rivka | 298 comments That would be my guess as well.

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Holly | 60 comments My guess too! I wrote a book report on it in 8th grade. The only part I remember is the overcrowded conditions were horrendous.

Noelle (Bellie) | 3 comments That's the one! Thank you so much.

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