Hiding Edith: A True Story

Hiding Edith: A True Story

Kathy Kacer


Hiding Edith Tells the real tale of Edith Schwalb, a tender Jewish lady despatched to dwell in a secure residence after the Nazi invasion of France. Edith's tale is impressive not just for her personal bravery, yet for the bravery of these that helped her: a complete village, together with its mayor and citizenry, heroically conspired to hide the presence of 1000s of Jewish young ones who lived within the secure residence. the youngsters all went to the neighborhood college, roamed the streets and ate sturdy nutrients, all with no need to fret approximately concealing their Jewish identification. and through Nazi raids, the kids camped out until eventually the coast used to be transparent. Intensively researched and sensitively written, this booklet, illustrated with photos and maps, either comforts and demanding situations a tender reader's spirit, skillfully addressing either the horrors and wish that youngsters skilled throughout the Holocaust.

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