Upon the Head of the Goat

A Childhood in Hungary 1939-1944

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Publisher Description

The classic true story of one child's experiences during the holocaust.

Nine-year-old Piri describes the bewilderment of being a Jewish child during the 1939-1944 German occupation of her hometown (then in Hungary and now in the Ukraine) and relates the ordeal of trying to survive in the ghetto.

Upon the Head of the Goat
is the winner of the 1982 Boston Globe - Horn Book Award for Nonfiction and a 1982 Newbery Honor Book.

“This is a book that should be read by all those interested in the Holocaust and what it did to young and old.” —Isaac Bashevis Singer

GENRE
Young Adult
RELEASED
2003
March 24
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
224
Pages
PUBLISHER
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
SELLER
Macmillan
SIZE
801.4
KB
AUDIENCE
Grades 5-9

Customer Reviews

reahanaM ,

Historically accurate

Well written accounts of a young Hungarian girl surviving the Third Reich. Each page etched with true raw emotion that makes this the page turner it is

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