"In a graphic present-tense narrative, this Holocaust memoir describes what happened to a Jewish girl who is 13 when the Nazis invade Hungary in 1944. She tells of a year of roundups, transports, selections, camps, torture, forced labor, and shootings, then of liberation and the return of a few. . . . Horrifying as her experience is, she doesn't dwell on the atrocities. There is hope here. . . . A final brief chronology of the Holocaust adds to the value of this title for curriculum use with older readers".--"Booklist", ...