Chance: Escape from the Holocaust: Memories of a Refugee Childhood
Why this book?
Through his poignant words and stark drawings, Uri—a renowned children’s book author and illustrator—recounts his harrowing eight-year childhood ordeal when he and his Jewish family fled from the Nazis. The book is an absorbing first-person narrative that describes his constant fear, daily hunger and recurring loneliness as he and his family eluded the enemy at every turn. Uri’s haunting, imaginative drawings help bring this riveting true story into sharp, emotional focus.