Author(s): Lauren Tarshis
In a Polish ghetto, Max Rosen and his sister Zena struggle to live after their father is taken away by the Nazis. With barely enough food to survive, the siblings make a daring escape from Nazi soldiers - but soon, bombs start falling. Can Max and Zena survive the fallout of the Nazi invasion?
Praise for I SURVIVED THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG, 1863."..Informative and breathlessly paced." --KIRKUS REVIEWSPraise for I SURVIVED THE ATTACKS OF SEPTEMBER 11, 2001: "[Tarshis] crafts a dramatic, emotionally intense tale that takes account of 9/11's physical and emotional costs--short- and long-term--while ending on an upward beat." --KIRKUS REVIEWSPraise for I SURVIVED THE SINKING OF THE TITANIC, 1912: "The fast pace and intrinsically fascinating disaster story will keep readers turning the pages." --KIRKUS REVIEWSPraise for I SURVIVED HURRICANE KATRINA, 2005: "Expressive illustrations capture the drama of the storm and its aftermath, but the book's real power comes from its exploration of what it means to be a hero." --BOOKLIST
Lauren Tarshis is the editor of Scholastic's Storyworks magazine and group editorial director for language arts for Scholastic classroom magazines, in addition to being the author of the I Survived series and the critically acclaimed novels Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell Out of a Tree and Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell in Love. She lives in Westport, Connecticut, and can be found online at www.laurentarshis.com.