The Endless Steppe: Growing Up in Siberia Esther Hautzig

The Endless Steppe: Growing Up in Siberia

Author: Esther Hautzig
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The Endless Steppe: Growing Up in Siberia
Esther Hautzig
This is the remarkable true story of a family during one of the bleakest periods in history, a story that radiates optimism and the resilience of the human spirit (Washington Post). In June 1941, the Rudomin family is arrested by the Russians. They are accused of being capitalists, "enemies of the people." Forced from their home and friends in Vilna, Poland, they are herded into crowded cattle cars. Their destination: the endless steppe of Siberia.For five years, Esther and her family live in exile, weeding potato fields, working in the mines, and struggling to stay alive. But in the middle of hardship and oppression, the strength of their small family sustains them and gives them hope for the future.The first winner of the Sydney Taylor Awards was Esther Hautzig's The Endless Steppe: Growing Up in Siberia, and 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of this powerful classic.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Esther HautzigPublisher: HarperCollinsPublished: 06/12/2018ISBN: 9780064405775Pages: 256Weight: 0.35lbsSize: 7.50h x 5.10w x 0.60dAward: Sydney Taylor Book Award - WinnerReview Citations: Publishers Weekly 07/03/1995Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 361 / Endless Steppe: Growing Up in SiberiaReading Level: 6.3 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 10

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