Guardian Angel House (Holocaust Remembrance Series for Young Readers) (Paperback)

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Mama had always told twelve-year-old Susan that there was no safe place for a Jew, especially in German-occupied Hungary in 1944. Susan is skeptical and afraid when she and her little sister, Vera, are sent to a convent to be kept "safe" from the Nazis. Susan and Vera find their lives transformed and soon discover the true nature of courage when they are sheltered by a group of nuns who risk their lives to protect them.

Guardian Angel House was the nickname given to a convent operated by the Sisters of Charity in Budapest that sheltered over 120 Jewish children in German-occupied Hungary during World War II. This book tells the story of author Kathy Clark's mother and aunt, who were sheltered there by the nuns.

Includes historical photographs and notes about the author's family and the Hungarian convent that became known as Guardian Angel House.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781897187586
ISBN-10: 1897187580
Publisher: Second Story Press
Publication Date: April 1st, 2009
Pages: 228
Language: English
Series: Holocaust Remembrance Series for Young Readers