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Chateau of Secrets by Melanie Dobson

Chateau of Secrets by Melanie Dobson

Review of Chateau of Secrets by Melanie Dobson Melanie Dobson weaves together two storylines in the Chateau of Secrets, the modern day and a tale of seventy-years ago. Our modern day tale is centered around Chloe Salvare, a school teacher

The Eternal Nazi by Nicholas Kulish and Souad Mekhennet

The Eternal Nazi by Nicholas Kulish and Souad Mekhennet

Review of The Eternal Nazi: From Mauthausen to Cairo, the Relentless Pursuit of SS Doctor Aribert Heim by Nicholas Kulish and Souad Mekhennet Kulish and Mekhennet have managed to fill the pages of The Eternal Nazi with a wealth of

Grandpa’s Third Drawer by Judy Tal Kopelman

Grandpa’s Third Drawer by Judy Tal Kopelman

Review of Grandpa’s Third Drawer by Judy Tal Kopelman The original Hebrew edition of Grandpa’s Third Drawer won the Israeli Ze’ev Prize for Children’s Literature in 2003. This children’s picture book is marketed for 5-8 year-olds as a gentle way

The Auschwitz Escape by Joel C. Rosenberg

The Auschwitz Escape by Joel C. Rosenberg

Review of The Auschwitz Escape by Joel C. Rosenberg Rosenberg has written an outstanding novel that was able to move me to tears, as if I was reading a memoir written by an actual escapee of Auschwitz. The Auschwitz Escape

The Boy on the Wooden Box by Leon Leyson

The Boy on the Wooden Box by Leon Leyson

Review of The Boy on the Wooden Box by Leon Leyson            “Not even the scariest of fairy tales could have prepared me for the monsters I would confront while just a boy of ten . . . or for