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The Wrong Boy : The story of a Jewish girl sent to Auschwitz - Suzy Zail

The Wrong Boy

The story of a Jewish girl sent to Auschwitz

By: Suzy Zail

Paperback

Published: 1st March 2012
For Ages: 12+ years old
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“Being kissed by Karl Jager was devastating. And beautiful. War makes you do dangerous things.”

Hanna Mendel liked to know what was going to happen next. She was going to be a famous concert pianist. She was going to wear her yellow dress to the dance on Saturday night. But she didn’t plan on her street being turned into a ghetto. She didn’t plan on being rounded up and thrown in a cattle truck. She didn’t plan on spending her sixteenth birthday in Auschwitz, in a wooden barrack with 200 other prisoners. Most of all, Hanna didn’t plan on falling in love with the wrong boy.

About the Author

Suzy Zail has worked as a litigation lawyer, specialising in Family Law, but now writes full time. Among other titles, she has written her father’s story, The Tattooed Flower, his life as a child survivor of the Holocaust. Her first novel for young adults, The Wrong Boy, was short-listed for the 2013 Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Award in the Older Readers category. She lives in Melbourne and has three children.

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Takes your on a journey

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Pros

  • Inspirational
  • Well Written

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    Best Uses

    • Younger Readers

    Comments about The Wrong Boy:

    A great inspirational story which takes you on a journey from the first page you read.

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    ISBN: 9781742031651
    ISBN-10: 174203165X
    Audience: Teenager / Young Adult
    For Ages: 12+ years old
    For Grades: 4 - 6
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 256
    Published: 1st March 2012
    Publisher: Black Dog Books
    Country of Publication: AU
    Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13.0  x 2.0
    Weight (kg): 0.24