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The Underground Reporters

October 15, 2004 | Trade paperback
ISBN: 9781896764856
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In a quiet village in Czechoslovakia, laws restricted the freedom of Jewish people during WWII. A small plot of land by the river was allocated to the village's Jewish youth, and it was here that some brave young people decided to create a newspaper.

About this Author

Kathy Kacer's first three books in the Holocaust Rememberence Series for Young Readers, The Secret of Gabi's Dresser, Clara's War and The Night Spies, have won many awards and honors. She recently adapted The Secret of Gabi's Dresser into a play which had a successful run in Toronto, attracting thousands of young people. She lives in Toronto with her husband and two children, and travels around the country speaking about the importance of the Holocaust and keeping its memory alive.

ISBN: 9781896764856
Format: Trade paperback
Series: The Holocaust Remembrance Series for Young Readers
Pages: 160
Publisher: Second Story Press
Published: 2004-10-15


Historical settings are well researched and vivid...characters and plot are at the forefront.

Kacer's taut recounting of the grim background story highlights the brave gallantry of the children.

The book can also be an inspiration for children about how the human spirit can triumph over adversity.

The simple yet poignant style holds your attention.

We need a book like this that reminds us there is always hope and the human spirit will always survive.

Copies of the original editions and black-and-white photos salvaged from the war add to this incredible piece of Holocaust history.

Readers will gain knowledge of the events that occurred during the beginning of World War II through the eyes of ordinary people.

The Underground Reporters is an amazing story about survival, rather than death.

Kacer makes these children come alive, leading her readers into the story as if it were a novel, while commemorating the lives of the kids.

The undying spirit of the Jewish people during those dreadful times is emphasized, and descriptions of life in the camps are excellent.

This story is well-written and interesting, and meets the equity test.

A rich assortment of photographs and maps helps young readers connect with the people and places described in the book.

Interspersed with black-and-white photographs, stories and artwork from the newspapers is a riveting story of courage.

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