Illustrated by: Caryl Strzelecki
Published by: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
The War Within These Wallsby Aline Sax
It’s World War II, and Misha’s family, like the rest of the Jews living in Warsaw, has been moved by the Nazis into a single crowded ghetto. Conditions are appalling, but Misha does his best to help his family survive. Eventually Misha joins a handful of other Jews who decide to make a final, desperate stand against the Nazis. Heavily illustrated with sober blue-and-white drawings, this powerful novel dramatically captures the brutal reality of a tragic historical event.Learn more about this title.