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The light in hidden places : a novel based on the true story of Stefania Pódgorska / Sharon Cameron.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Tamaqua Public Library.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Pottsville District Libraries. (Show)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Tamaqua Public Library YA CAM (Text) 30TPL001859972 Young Adult Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781338355932
  • ISBN: 1338355937
  • Physical Description: 377 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the true story of Stefania Podgórska. Includes an author's note that outlines the later lives of Stefania, and the many of the other people who appear in the book.
Summary, etc.:
Sixteen-year-old Catholic Stefania Podgórska has worked in the Diamant family's grocery store in for four years, even falling in love with one of their sons, Izio; but when the Nazis came to Przemsyl, Poland, the Jewish Diamants are forced into the ghetto (and worse) and only Izio's brother Max manages to escape, and Stefania embarks on a dangerous course--protecting thirteen Jews in her attic, caring for her younger sister, Helena, and keeping everything secret from the two Nazi officers who are living in her house.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 12+. Scholastic Press.
Grades 9 to 12. Scholastic Press.
Subject: Burzminski, Stefania Podgórska > Juvenile fiction.
Righteous Gentiles in the Holocaust > Juvenile fiction.
Jews > Poland > Przemyśl > Juvenile fiction.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Poland > Juvenile fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Poland > Juvenile fiction.
Przemyśl (Poland) > History > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.
Poland > History > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Young adult fiction.
Historical fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)

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