|About the Book|
This gripping memoir tells the amazing story of a Holocaust survivors years in a Nazi concentration camp. Left for Dead is the real-life account of Edith Eva Eger, who was a young teenager when she and her family were sent to Auschwitz. After she lost her parents and was made to dance to entertain the notorious Nazi Dr. Joseph Mengele, an American soldier pulled her from among the dead. Egers story illustrates to young people that, with will and determination, it is possible to triumph over even the most difficult situation. Part of National Geographics award-winning series of coming-of-age memoirs, this autobiography supports curriculum needs for primary source material, biographies, and young peoples literature on the Holocaust.