Hidden Child of the Holocaust: A True Story
Title: Hidden Child of the Holocaust: A True Story
Author: Stacy Cretzmeyer
Tells the story of a young Jewish girl who survived in Nazi occupied France posing as a French gentile.
Lexile Level: 780
Guided Reading Level: S
Ruth and her family live in the south of France. When the Nazis invade Paris during WWII, many Jews in France must go into hiding. Ruth’s family changes idenity. Her cousin tells Ruth that her name is now Renee, so that she blends in with other French children. When the Nazis move into southern France the situation becomes desperate….