Upon the Head of the Goat: A Childhood in Hungary 1939-1944
The destruction of nine-year-old Piri's family begins with Hungary's oc cu pation by the Nazis. Her mother valiantly tries to keep the family together and safe, but one loss after another occurs until they board trains that will take them to Auschwitz. Siegal's book is a powerful autobiography.
- Nonfiction, History, World History, Autobiography
- John Newbery Medal 1982 (Honor Title)
- Age: Older
- Format: Book
- ISBN: 9780374380595