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The Boy on the Wooden Box

How the Impossible Became Possible...on Schindler's List
Leyson, Leon, 1929-2013 (Book - 2013 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
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The biography of Leon Leyson, the only memoir published by a former Schindler's List child.
Authors: Leyson, Leon, 1929-2013
Statement of Responsibility: Leon Leyson ; with Marilyn J. Harran and Elisabeth B. Leyson
Title: The boy on the wooden box
how the impossible became possible...on Schindler's list
Edition: First edition
Characteristics: 231 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Summary: The biography of Leon Leyson, the only memoir published by a former Schindler's List child.
Subject Headings: Leyson, Leon, 1929-2013 Juvenile literature Jews Poland Narewka Biography Juvenile literature Jewish children in the Holocaust Poland Kraków Biography Juvenile literature Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Poland Kraków Personal narratives Juvenile literature Schindler, Oskar, 1908-1974 Juvenile literature World War, 1939-1945 Jews Rescue Juvenile literature Concentration camp inmates Poland Płaszów Biography Juvenile literature Płaszów (Concentration camp) Juvenile literature Narewka (Poland) Biography Juvenile literature Leyson, Leon, 1929-2013 Jews Poland Narewka Biography Jewish children in the Holocaust Poland Kraków Biography Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Poland Kraków Personal narratives Schindler, Oskar, 1908-1974 World War, 1939-1945 Jews Rescue Concentration camp inmates Poland Płaszów Biography Płaszów (Concentration camp) Narewka (Poland) Biography
Topical Term: Jews
Jewish children in the Holocaust
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
World War, 1939-1945
Concentration camp inmates
Jews
Jewish children in the Holocaust
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
World War, 1939-1945
Concentration camp inmates
Additional Contributors: Harran, Marilyn J. - 1948-
Lewson, Elisabeth B.
LCCN: 2013017987
ISBN: 9781442497818
1442497815
9781442497832
1442497831
Branch Call Number: J B Leyson L
Research Call Number: JFC 14-55
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Comment by: BCD2013 Jun 12, 2014

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The youngest Holocaust survivor on Oskar Schindler’s famous “list” tells his story at last -- bringing a child’s perspective to the Nazi Occupation of Warsaw and the remarkable courage needed to live through those horrifying times.

The youngest Holocaust survivor on Oskar Schindler’s famous “list” tells his story at last -- bringing a child’s perspective to the Nazi Occupation of Warsaw and the remarkable courage needed to live through those horrifying times.


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NYPL Staff Pick
The youngest Holocaust survivor on Oskar Schindler’s famous “list” tells his story at last -- bringing a child’s perspective to the Nazi Occupation of Warsaw and the remarkable courage needed to live through those horrifying times.

NYPL Staff Pick
The youngest Holocaust survivor on Oskar Schindler’s famous “list” tells his story at last -- bringing a child’s perspective to the Nazi Occupation of Warsaw and the remarkable courage needed to live through those horrifying times.

Jan 28, 2014
  • Dmyres89 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I would highly recommend it to anyone interested in reading. The plot pulls you in and keeps you captured. I couldn't put this book down at all.

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