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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (357 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Aranka Siegal Narrator: Christina Moore Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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To nine year old Piri, war was only a word—until the German soldiers came, closing the borders and turning her summer vacation at her grandmother’s farm into a year-long stay.

Returning to her home in Hungary when the borders reopened, Piri discovered that life would never be the same again. For with Hitler in power, no place was safe if you were Jewish…

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Quotes & Awards

  • A 1982 Newbery Honor Book
  • Winner of the 1982 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Nonfiction

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Terry | 12/9/2013

    " wow! Could not stop reading. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Eddy Allen | 10/12/2013

    " Upon the Head of the Goat is the winner of the 1982 Boston Globe - Horn Book Award for Nonfiction and a 1982 Newbery Honor Book. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Michelle | 9/28/2013

    " Short, quick, engaging and heartbreaking. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Carol | 8/29/2013

    " My teenage daughter recommended this book to me. As an adolescent girl, she could relate to the Jewish girl in Hungary during the Nazi occupation. One admires her courage and her mother's determination. "

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