Thursday, June 17, 2010


By: Moya Simons
Genre: Holocaust

"Mercy has a human heart
Pity a human face..."
William Blake

Rachel is German and Jewish. Life is good, and it revovles around Sabbath meals shared with her happy family.

With the outbreak of WWII their lives are changed. The family are forced to move from their comfortable home into cramped housing. When the Nazi's arrive to finally take the family away, they have no idea what will become of them. Rachel's father gives her instructions that save her life. He tells her not to speak.

Rachel remains quiet for the rest of the war, but what happens to the rest of her family?
Will Rachel regain her voice if she really needs to...
This book was written for a child survivor of the Holocaust- Anna Parnas. The author is her friend.

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