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Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello YA ADL (Text) 37743002293050 Young Adult New In process -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library YA FIC ADL (Text) 78551000538548 Young Adult Checked out 12/06/2018
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial TEEN FIC ADLINGTON, LUCY (Text) 33946003381311 Teen . 2nd Floor Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781536201048
  • ISBN: 1536201049
  • Physical Description: 271 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, IN : Candlewick Press, 2018.

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As 14-year-old Ella begins her first day at work she steps into a world of silks, seams, scissors, pins, hems and trimmings. She is a dressmaker, but this is no ordinary sewing workshop. Hers are no ordinary clients. Ella has joined the seamstresses of Birkenau-Auschwitz, as readers may recognise it. Every dress she makes could mean the difference between life and death. And this place is all about survival. Ella seeks refuge from this reality, and from haunting memories, in her work and in the world of fashion and fabrics. She is faced with painful decisions about how far she is prepared to go to survive. Is her love of clothes and creativity nothing more than collaboration with her captors, or is it a means of staying alive?
Subject: Birkenau (Concentration camp) > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Concentration camps > Fiction.
Dressmakers > Fiction.
Birkenau (Concentration camp)
World War (1939-1945)
Concentration camps.

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