The Earth is Singing

Publisher: Usborne

Review

By the middle of 1941, fifteen-year-old Hanna Michelson's life has changed beyond recognition.

First the Russians came and took away her beloved father, her language and the beautiful house she had grown up in. And then the Nazis arrived and took away everything else.

Because Hanna is a Jew, her family, her possessions, her home, her dignity and ultimately her life must be forfeit to the Nazi ideology that has invaded her country. But Hanna promised her Papa she would survive to tell their story.

Based on true events, this first-person narrative tells the story of the Jews of Riga during World War II. Engaging, harrowing and thought-provoking, this is a story that should not be forgotten.

Contains graphic descriptions of mass murder and cruelty. Not suitable for younger readers. 

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