Liverpool Street

by Voorhoeve, Anne C; Published by Ravensburger Verlag (2008)

Contained within the story of ten-year-old Ziska (Franziska Mangold) is a whole slice of prewar and wartime history, from Kristallnacht to Auschwitz, from the Kindertransport taking Jewish children to safety in England (hence the title ‘Liverpool Street’) to the varied fortunes of the young refugees, and from wartime sacrifices to deportations to the Isle of Man. This moving novel portrays the growing up of a young girl amongst scenes of great tragedy. Currently available in German only, translations will soon be released: USA (Penguin); France; Netherlands. May be out of print. Try your local library or Holocaust Memorial Center.