The boy on the wooden box: how the impossible be came possible...on Schindler's list

940.53 L685b 2017

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The boy on the wooden box: how the impossible be came possible...on Schindler's list

Leyson, Leon

New York Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2013

231 p. illus. 19.5 cm.

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This, the only memoir published by a former Schindler’s list child, perfectly captures the innocence of a small boy who goes through the unthinkable. Leon Leyson (born Leib Lezjon) was only ten years old when the Nazis invaded Poland and his family was forced to relocate to the Krakow ghetto. With incredible luck, perseverance, and grit, Leyson was able to survive the sadism of the Nazis, including that of the demonic Amon Goeth, commandant of Plaszow, the concentration camp outside Krakow. Ultimately, it was the generosity and cunning of one man, Oskar Schindler, who saved Leon Leyson’s life, and the lives of his mother, his father, and two of his four siblings, by adding their names to his list of workers in his factory—a list that became world renowned: Schindler’s list.

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ISBN:

9781442497825

Author:

Leyson, Leon

Title:

The boy on the wooden box: how the impossible be came possible...on Schindler's list

Publisher:

New York Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2013

Physical:

231 p. illus. 19.5 cm.

Summary:

This, the only memoir published by a former Schindler’s list child, perfectly captures the innocence of a small boy who goes through the unthinkable. Leon Leyson (born Leib Lezjon) was only ten years old when the Nazis invaded Poland and his family was forced to relocate to the Krakow ghetto. With incredible luck, perseverance, and grit, Leyson was able to survive the sadism of the Nazis, including that of the demonic Amon Goeth, commandant of Plaszow, the concentration camp outside Krakow. Ultimately, it was the generosity and cunning of one man, Oskar Schindler, who saved Leon Leyson’s life, and the lives of his mother, his father, and two of his four siblings, by adding their names to his list of workers in his factory—a list that became world renowned: Schindler’s list.

Subject:

Leyson, Leon 1929-2013

Subject:

Schindler, Oskar, 1908-1974

Subject:

Plaszow (Concentration camp)

Subject:

Jews--Poland--Narewka--Biography

Subject:

Jewish children in the Holocaust--Poland--Krakow--Biography

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