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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Jennifer Roy Narrator: Tavia Gilbert Publisher: Brilliance Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: December 2012 ISBN: 9781469215860
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In 1939, the Germans invaded the town of Lodz, Poland, and moved the Jewish population into a small part of the city called a ghetto. As the war progressed, nearly three hundred thousand people were forced to settle in the ghetto under impossible conditions. At the end of the war, there were about eight hundred survivors. Of those who survived, only twelve were children. This is the story of one of the twelve.

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  • “This book is a standout in the genre of Holocaust literature.”

    School Library Journal (starred review)

  • “There’s much to think and talk about as the words bring the history right into the present.”

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  • A 2006 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor Book
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About the Author
Author Jennifer RoyJennifer Roy is the author of more than thirty books for children and young adults, including Israel: Discovering Cultures and Mindblind. A former Gifted and Talented teacher, she holds a BS in Psychology and an MA in Elementary Education. Yellow Star is based on the childhood of Jennifer’s aunt Sylvia, who provided extensive interviews as the author was writing this book. Jennifer Roy lives in upstate New York with her husband and son.
About the Narrator

Tavia Gilbert, an acclaimed narrator of more than four hundred full-cast and multivoice audiobooks for virtually every publisher in the industry, is an eight-time nominee for the Audie Award and the recipient of seventeen Earphones Awards, a Voice Arts Award, and a Listen-Up Award. With frequent inclusion on best of year and annual top ten lists, she is a trusted and increasingly sought-after actress for work across every genre, from children’s and YA, to literary fiction, nonfiction, and genre fiction. Audible has named her a Genre-Defining Narrator: Master of Memoir, and Library Journal said of her, “as close as you can get to a full-cast narration with a solo voice.” She is a producer, singer, photographer, and a writer, as well as the cofounder of a feminist publishing company, Animal Mineral, with fiction and nonfiction focusing on relationships, love, and identity.