- 出版社: HarperTeen; Reissue (1987年6月30日)
- 简装: 256页
- 读者对象: 10 岁 及 以上
- 语种： 英语
- ISBN: 006447027X
- 条形码: 9780064470278
- 商品尺寸: 10.6 x 1.3 x 17.8 cm
- 商品重量: 136 g
- ASIN: 006447027X
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The Endless Steppe: Growing Up in Siberia (英语)
"The author of this deeply moving personal narrative spent her years between ten and fourteen as a Polish deportee in a remote, impoverished Siberian village. Taken prisoner by the Russians in 1941 and shipped by cattle car to a forced-labor camp, Esther, her mother, and her grandmother managed to stay together and to keep each other alive through near starvation and arctic winters." -- BL.
Esther Hautzig is the author of many books for children and adults. The Endless Steppeis an autobiographical account of her childhood in Siberia. It was a 1969 National Book Award nominee and an ALA Notable Children's Book of 1968.It also received the 1969 Jane Addams Children's Book Award and the 1971 Lewis Carroll Shelf Award. Mrs. Hautzig is also the author of Riches, an original Jewish folktale, which was a finalist for the 1993 Jewish Book Award. She lives in New York City.
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The book is explained about how Hitler had a preconceived friendship with the Soviet Union, only to stab the Soviets in the back. It was then that the Soviets invaded Poland and took the Jewish people out of Europe as they fought the Germans in World War II. The Soviets sent hundreds of Polish Jewish people by way of railroad--traveling for months in cattle cars-- arriving at their final destination for however long that be--- in the barren land of Siberia.
This story is real and personal, as the author of the book wrote about her childhood experience prior to becoming a Polish Jewish prisoner of war-- taken away from all she knew, to how she survived her exsistance in Siberia along with everyone else. She includes their community's environment(s) as it was the essence of every one's survival.
I recommend this well written book for American children (especially), as we have never gone through an experience of this liking....such as the liking of those who were European Jews who did nothing wrong but to sustain sacrifice after sacrifice because of who they were, though they did nothing wrong to deserve such treatment and to be so unaware of what their futures held.