28 Days: A Novel of Resistance in the Warsaw Ghetto

28 days safier

Inspired by true events, David Safier's 28 Days: A Novel of Resistance in the Warsaw Ghetto is a harrowing historical YA that chronicles the brutality of the Holocaust.

Warsaw, 1942. Sixteen-year old Mira smuggles food into the Ghetto to keep herself and her family alive. When she discovers that the entire Ghetto is to be "liquidated"―killed or "resettled" to concentration camps―she desperately tries to find a way to save her family.

She meets a group of young people who are planning the unthinkable: an uprising against the occupying forces. Mira joins the resistance fighters who, with minimal supplies and weapons, end up holding out for twenty-eight days, longer than anyone had thought possible.---from the publisher

416 pages                        978-1250237149                      Ages 13 and up

Keywords:  historical fiction, World War II, Holocaust, Jewish, family, war, standing up for yourself, 13 year old, 14 year old, 15 year old

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