The Resource Auschwitz lullaby, Mario Escobar, (electronic resource)

Auschwitz lullaby, Mario Escobar, (electronic resource)

Label
Auschwitz lullaby
Title
Auschwitz lullaby
Statement of responsibility
Mario Escobar
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Auschwitz Lullaby brings to life the story of Helene Hannemann-a woman who sacrificed everything for family and fought furiously for the children she hoped to save. On an otherwise ordinary morning in 1943, Helene Hannemann is preparing her five children for the day when the German police arrive at her home. Helene's worst fears come true when the police, under strict orders from the SS, demand that her children and husband, all of Romani heritage, be taken into custody. Though Helene is German and safe from the forces invading her home, she refuses to leave her family-sealing her fate in a way she never could have imagined. After a terrifying trek across the continent, Helene and her family arrive at Auschwitz and are thrown into the chaos of the camp. Her husband, Johann, is separated from them, but Helene remains fiercely protective of her children and those around her. When the powers-that-be discover that Helene is not only a German but also a trained nurse, she is forced into service at the camp hospital, which is overseen by the notorious Dr. Mengele himself. Helene is under no illusions in terms of Dr. Mengele's intentions, but she agrees to cooperate when he asks her to organize a day care and school for the Romani children in the camp. Though physically and emotionally brutalized by the conditions at Auschwitz, Helene musters the strength to protect the children in her care at any cost. Through sheer force of will, Helene provides a haven for the children of Auschwitz-an act of kindness and selflessness so great that it illuminates the darkest night of human history. Based on a true story, Mario Escobar's Auschwitz Lullaby demonstrates the power of sacrifice and the strength of human dignity-even when all hope seems lost
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Midwest
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1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Escobar, Mario
Dewey number
863/.7
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
  • Romanies
  • Concentration camp inmates
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Auschwitz lullaby, Mario Escobar, (electronic resource)
Link
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Publication
Distribution
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780785219941
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12181230
Publisher number
MWT12181230
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Auschwitz lullaby, Mario Escobar, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780785219941
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12181230
Publisher number
MWT12181230
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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