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The librarian of Auschwitz

Antonio Iturbe

The librarian of Auschwitz

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Books and reading,
  • Concentration camps,
  • Jews,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • History,
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945),
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Follows Dita Kraus from age fourteen, when she is put in charge of a few forbidden books at Auschwitz concentration camp, through the end of World War II and beyond.

    Edition Notes

    StatementAntonio Iturbe ; translated by Lilit Žekulin Thwaites
    ContributionsThwaites, Lilit Žekulin, translator
    The Physical Object
    Pagination423 pages
    Number of Pages423
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26930925M
    ISBN 101627796185
    ISBN 109781627796187
    OCLC/WorldCa953843234


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The Librarian of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe was a heartbreaking tale of the terrible treatment of the people at Auschwitz and a girl trying to keep the few books she has safe at any cost.

I found parts of the book confusing because it jumped about to different time periods but the story will stay with me for a long time/5. In researching The Librarian of Auschwitz, he interviewed Dita Kraus, the real-life librarian of Auschwitz. Lilit Thwaites is an award-winning literary translator.

After thirty years as an academic at La Trobe University in Australia, she retired from teaching and now focuses primarily on her ongoing translation and research projects/5(K).

These are questions that a new book, The Librarian of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe, grapples with as it pulls back the curtain of history to reveal the story of Dita Kraus (née Poláchová), a Author: Sam Gillette. Parents need to know that The Librarian of Auschwitz is a novel based on the real-life experiences of Czech teen Dita Kraus, who was a prisoner at the Auschwitz concentration camp.

At Dita was entrusted with one of the most dangerous clandestine jobs in the camp.5/5. During the darkest hours of the Holocaust in an Auschwitz concentration camp, a young girl, Dita Kraus, risks her life to keep the magic of books alive.

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This edition includes a Q&A with Dita Kraus and discussion : Henry Holt and Co. (BYR). A teenage girl imprisoned in Auschwitz keeps the secret library of a forbidden school. Dita Adlerova, 14, is confined in the notorious extermination camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau. Compared to her fellow inmates, Dita’s relatively lucky.

Nazis burned books because they knew they had power. For those they imprisoned, books represented freedom, and hope. Reading “The Librarian Of Auschwitz” may make you feel sadness, anger, and disbelief (I had to stop reading at points), but overwhelmingly it’s about hope, courage, and the importance of the written word.

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THE LIBRARIAN OF AUSCHWITZ by Antonio Iturbe, translation by Lilit Thwaites I wanted to love this book. It is the true story of a 13 year old girl, imprisoned at Auschwitz Concentration Camp, who protects the few books that have been smuggled into the camp/5(8). Iturbe, A., & Thwaites, L.

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The book reminded me a lot of Ruta Sepetys’s Salt to the Sea and Between Shades of Gray in that I had never heard of Dita Kraus’s story and Bl or schools, taking place within concentration camps. The Librarian of Auschwitz - Ebook written by Antonio Iturbe. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Librarian of Auschwitz. Our Teacher Discussion Guide for Librarian of Auschwitz, a novel about a young girl in Auschwitz during the Holocaust, includes various activities and questions to guide your pre-reading activities will test your students on what they already know about the Nazis and the Holocaust, and how they would feel without books or education like those imprisoned.

The Librarian of Auschwitz Antonio Iturbe, trans. from the Spanish by Lilit Thwaites. Holt/Godwin, $ (p) ISBN A fierce lover of books, year-old Dita helps out in. The Librarian of Auschwitz (Book): Iturbe, Antonio: Follows Dita Kraus from age fourteen, when she is put in charge of a few forbidden books at Auschwitz concentration camp, through the end of World War II and beyond.

Based on a true story. And so Dita becomes the librarian of Auschwitz. Out of one of the darkest chapters of human history comes this extraordinary story of courage and hope. This title has Common Core connections.

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Antonio Iturbe is a novelist and journalist. He interviewed Dita Kraus, the real-life librarian of Auschwitz, for The Librarian of Auschwitz. Lilit Žekulin Thwaites is an award-winning literary translator. After thirty years as an academic at La Trobe University in Australia, she retired from teaching and now focuses primarily on her ongoing translation and research projects.

The Librarian of Auschwitz (Book): Iturbe, Antonio: Follows the true story of Dita Kraus, a fourteen-year-old girl from Prague who after being sent to Auschwitz is chosen to protect the eight volumes prisoners have smuggled past the guards.

The Librarian of Auschwitz (Book): Iturbe, Antonio: Follows the true story of Dita Kraus, a fourteen-year-old girl from Prague who after being sent to Auschwitz is chosen to protect the eight volumes prisoners have smuggled past the guards.

"The Librarian of Auschwitz is a heartbreaking and ultimately inspiring work of art." --Shelf Awareness, starred review, on The Librarian of Auschwitz "Iturbe's remarkable account uses an immediate present tense to immerse readers in Dita's story as she goes about what constitutes daily life in Auschwitz, all the while risking everything to /5(K).

Dita Kraus, 90, was only 14 when she was sent to Auschwitz. Now living in Israel, her memoir A Delayed Life is published today and details her time as the librarian at the Children's Block. And so Dita becomes the secret librarian of Auschwitz, responsible for the safekeeping of the small collection of titles, as well as the ‘living books’ – prisoners of Auschwitz who know certain books so well, they too can be ‘borrowed’ to educate the children in the camp.

But books are extremely dangerous. They make people think. The Librarian of Auschwitz (Book): Iturbe, Antonio: Based on the experience of real-life Auschwitz prisoner Dita Kraus, this is the incredible story of a girl who risked her life to keep the magic of books alive during the Holocaust.

Fourteen-year-old Dita is one of the many imprisoned by the Nazis at Auschwitz. Taken, along with her mother and father, from the Terezín ghetto in Prague.

And so Dita becomes the secret librarian of Auschwitz, responsible for the safekeeping of the small collection of titles, as well as the ‘living books’ - prisoners of Auschwitz who know certain books so well, they too can be ‘borrowed’ to educate the children in the camp.

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Fourteen-year-old Dita is one of the many imprisoned by the Nazis at Auschwitz. Taken, along with her mother and father, from the Terezín ghetto in Prague. The Librarian of Auschwitz was one of the best books that I have ever read.

It was touching and moving and amazing and horrible at the same time. This book really showed me just how terrible the holocaust was and how lucky we are to live in a save world with no fear of what would happen if you were caught reading a book.