Hostage to War: a True Story

By Tatjana Wassiljewa, Anna Trenter (Translator)

First-person account of a Russian girl's World War II hardships. Enduring terrible conditions and near-starvation in workcamps, Wassiljewa survived through liberation, but had more obstacles to overcome before fulfilling her dream to become a teacher.


Published by Scholastic Press. Originally published in German in 1994 as "Sled bel'vedery."

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