The Resource What world is left, Monique Polak, (electronic resource)

What world is left, Monique Polak, (electronic resource)

Label
What world is left
Title
What world is left
Statement of responsibility
Monique Polak
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A pampered child used to having her own way, Anneke Van Raalte lives outside Amsterdam, where her father is a cartoonist for the Amsterdam newspaper. Though Anneke's family is Jewish, her religion means little to her. Anneke's life changes in 1942 when the Nazis invade Holland, and she and her family are deported to Theresienstadt, a concentration camp in Czechoslovakia. Not only are conditions in the camp appalling, but the camp is the site of an elaborate hoax, the Nazis are determined to convince the world that Theresienstadt is an idyllic place and that European Jews are thriving under the Nazi regime. Because he is an artist, Anneke's father is compelled to help in the propaganda campaign, and Anneke finds herself torn between her loyalty to her family and her sense of what is right. What World is Left was inspired by the experiences of the author's mother, who was imprisoned in Theresienstadt during World War II
Summary
Anneke, a Dutch Jewish teenager, is sent with her family to Theresienstadt, a "model" concentration camp, where she confronts great evil and learns to do what it takes to survive
Award
  • QWF Prize for Children's and Young Adult Literature, 2009.
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2008
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293492
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Polak, Monique
Dewey number
jC813/.6
Index
no index present
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740
Literary form
fiction
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  • 5
  • 8
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Survival
  • Families
Target audience
juvenile
Label
What world is left, Monique Polak, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11318250
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781554697762
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11318250
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
What world is left, Monique Polak, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11318250
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781554697762
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11318250
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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