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My secret camera : life in the Lodz Ghetto

Author: Frank Dabba Smith; Mendel Grossman
Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln Children's, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1940 as Nazi troops rolled across Europe, countless Jewish families were forced from their homes into isolated ghettos, labor and concentration camps. In the Lodz Ghetto in Poland, Mendel Grossman refused to surrender to the suffering around him, secretly taking thousands of heartrending photographs documenting the hardship and the struggle for survival woven through the daily lives of the people imprisoned with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Pictorial works
Juvenile literature
Pictorial works Juvenile literature
Personal narratives
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Dabba Smith; Mendel Grossman
ISBN: 9781845078928 1845078926
OCLC Number: 195727485
Notes: Originally published: London: Frances Lincoln, 2000.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 23 x 26 cm
Responsibility: photographs by Mendel Grossman ; text by Frank Dabba Smith ; introduction by Howard Jacobson.

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Mendel Grossman, imprisoned in the Lodz ghetto during World War II, secretly photographed people and events in the ghetto, leaving this record to inspire and educate.  Read more...

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