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The Hiding Place, ...

Chosen Books, 2006

"Every experience God gives us . . . is the perfect preparation for the future only He can see."--Corrie ten Boom Corrie ten Boom was a Dutch watchmaker who became a heroine of the Resistance, a survivor of Hitler's concentration camps, and one of the most remarkable evangelists of the twentieth century. In World War II she and her family risked their lives to help Jews and underground workers escape from the Nazis, and for their work they ...
  
  











  



  
All But My Life: A Memoir
Gerda Weissmann Klein

Hill and Wang, 1995

All But My Life is the unforgettable story of Gerda Weissmann Klein's six-year ordeal as a victim of Nazi cruelty. From her comfortable home in Bielitz (present-day Bielsko) in Poland to her miraculous survival and her liberation by American troops--including the man who was to become her husband--in Volary, Czechoslovakia, in 1945, Gerda takes the reader on a terrifying journey. Gerda's serene and idyllic childhood is shattered when Nazis ...
  
  











  



  
My Brother's Voice: How a Young Hungarian Boy Survived the Holocaust: A True Story, 2013

Stephen Nasser somehow dug deep within his soul to survive the brutal and inhumane treatment his captors inflicted on the Jews. He was the only one of his family to survive--but the memory of his brother's dying words compelled him to live. Stephen's account of the Holocaust, told in the refreshingly direct and optimistic language of a young boy, appeals to both younger audiences and his contemporaries. Written in a straightforward, narrative ...
  
  











  



  
The Auschwitz Escape
Joel C. Rosenberg

Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 2014

2014 finalist for the Goodreads Choice Awards! A terrible darkness has fallen upon Jacob Weisz’s beloved Germany. The Nazi regime, under the leadership of Adolf Hitler, has surged to power and now hold Germany by the throat. All non-Aryans—especially Jews like Jacob and his family—are treated like dogs. When tragedy strikes during one terrible night of violence, Jacob flees and joins rebel forces working to undermine the regime. But ...
  
  











  



  
The Hiding Place: 25th Anniversary Edition (Corrie Ten Boom Library)
Corrie Ten Boom, John Sherrill, ...

Chosen Books, 1996

A Chosen Books commemorative edition of Corrie ten Booms wondrous story. Love overcomes inhumanity in the concentration camp and heals lives in the wars aftermath.
  
  











  



  
The Hiding Place (Walker Large Print Books)
Elizabeth Sherrill, John L. Sherrill

Walker Large Print, 1997

The Hiding Place proves that the light of God's love can penetrate even the darkest recesses of despair, places like the Nazi extermination camp at Ravensbruck. After protecting Dutch Jews in a secret room in their home, Corrie ten Boom, her sister and father were discovered, arrested, and imprisoned. Only Corrie survived, but her faith in God remained strong-so strong that, after the war, she could forgive a former camp guard in a face-to-face ...
  
  











  



  
The Boy on the Wooden Box: How the Impossible Became Possible . . . on Schindler's List
Leon Leyson

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2015

“Much like The Boy In the Striped Pajamas or The Book Thief ,” this remarkable memoir from Leon Leyson, one of the youngest children to survive the Holocaust on Oskar Schindler’s list, “brings to readers a story of bravery and the fight for a chance to live” ( VOYA ). 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 ...
  
  











  



  
Tramp for the Lord
Corrie Ten Boom

Christian Literature Crusade, Incorporated, 1974

Hiding Jewish refugees during WWII landed Corrie ten Boom in a German concentration camp. Released after ten months, she tramped the world with a burning desire to tell others that Jesus is a reality, that He lives, that He is victor. Join Corrie on a world-wide trip that could only have been planned by God.
  
  











  



  
Rena's Promise: A Story of Sisters in Auschwitz
Rena Kornreich Gelissen, Heather Dune Macadam

Beacon Press, 1996

Sent to Auschwitz on the first Jewish transport, Rena Kornreich survived the Nazi death camps for over three years. While there she was reunited with her sister Danka. Each day became a struggle to fulfill the promise Rena made to her mother when the family was forced to split apart--a promise to take care of her sister. One of the few Holocaust memoirs about the lives of women in the camps, Rena's Promise is a compelling story of the ...
  
  











  



  
Mindfulness in Plain English: 20th Anniversary Edition
Bhante Henepola Gunaratana

Wisdom Publications, 2011

With over a quarter of a million copies sold, Mindfulness in Plain English is one of the most influential books in the burgeoning field of mindfulness and a timeless classic introduction to meditation. This is a book that people read, love, and share - a book that people talk about, write about, reflect on, and return to over and over again. Bhante Gunaratana is also the author of Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness , Beyond Mindfulness in ...
  
  











  



  
I'll Watch the Moon
Ann Tatlock

Lighthouse Publishing, 2011

The tender story of a polio victim and her friendship with an Auschwitz survivor who dreams of becoming the first man on the moon. From Publishers Weekly When polio stalked Minnesota in 1948, fear was every mother's constant companion, as Tatlock (All the Way Home) shows in this well-written story for the evangelical Christian market. Young Nova Tierney and her older brother, Dewey, live a mostly idyllic life despite sharing living space with a ...
  
  











  



  
My Mother's Ring: A Holocaust Historical Novel, 2013

The Holocaust didn't really end in 1945. Not for everyone. Even after the war, survivors' lives were influenced by their terrifying experiences. Some of them were never able to retell their stories--for others, it took decades. In My Mother's Ring: A Holocaust Historical Novel , Henryk Frankowski feels compelled to pen his memoir and finally share his poignant story from his hospital bed as he lay dying. His carefree childhood as a Jewish ...
  
  











  



  
Remember Us: My Journey from the Shtetl Through the Holocaust
Vic Shayne, Martin Small

Skyhorse Publishing, 2009

Remember Us is a look back at the lost world of the shtetl: a wise Zayde offering prophetic and profound words to his grandson, the rich experience of Shabbos, and the treasure of a loving family. All this is torn apart with the arrival of the Holocaust, beginning a crucible fraught with twists and turns so unpredictable and surprising that they defy any attempt to find reason within them. From work camps to the partisans of the Nowogrudek ...
  
  











  



  
Journey of Awakening: A Meditator's Guidebook

Bantam, 2012

Ram Dass is an American psychologist and spiritual teacher who has studied and practiced meditation for many years.  Here he shares his understanding and explores the many paths of meditation--from mantra, prayer, singing, visualizations, and "just sitting" to movement meditations such as tai chi--and suggests how you can find methods suitable for you.  He illuminates the stages and benefits of meditative practice, and provides wise and ...
  
  











  



  
I Never Saw Another Butterfly
Hana Volavkova

Demco Media, 1994

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. A selection of children's poems and drawings reflecting their surroundings in Terez in Concentration Camp in Czechoslovakia from 1942 to 1944.
  
  











  



  
Letters and Papers from Prison
Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Touchstone, 1997

One of the great classics of prison literature, Letters and Papers from Prison effectively serves as the last will and testament of the Lutheran theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a young German pastor who was executed by the Nazis in 1945 for his part in the “officers’ plot” to assassinate Adolf Hitler.        This expanded version of Letters and Papers from Prison shifts the emphasis of earlier editions ...
  
  











  



  
Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness: Walking the Buddha's Path
Bhante Henepola Gunaratana

Wisdom Publications, 2001

In the same engaging style that has endeared him to readers of Mindfulness In Plain English , Bhante Gunaratana delves deeply into each step of the Buddha's most profound teaching on bringing an end to suffering: the noble eightfold path. With generous and specific advice, Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness offers skillful ways to handle anger, to find right livelihood, and to cultivate loving-friendliness in relationships with parents, ...
  
  











  



  
Outcry: Holocaust Memoirs

Amsterdam Publishers, 2014

Outcry - Holocaust Memoirs, a Profoundly Moving Autobiography Mendel (Manny) Steinberg spent his teens in Nazi extermination camps in Germany and Poland, miraculously surviving while millions perished. This is his story. Born in 1925 in the Jewish ghetto in Radom (Poland), Manny soon realized that people of Jewish faith were increasingly being regarded as outsiders. In September 1939 the Nazis invaded, and the nightmare started. The city’s ...
  
  











  



  
The Holocaust

RosettaBooks, 2014

Rich with eye-witness accounts, incisive interviews, and first-hand source materials including documentation from the Eichmann and Nuremberg war crime trials, master historian Martin Gilbert weaves a detailed, immediate account of the Holocaust from Hitler’s rise to power to the final defeat of the Nazis in 1945. This sweeping narrative begins with an in-depth historical analysis of the origins of anti-Semitism in Europe, and tracks the ...
  
  











  



  
Letters and Papers from Prison
Dietrich Bonhoeffer

MacMillan, 1967

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