Born Survivors by Wendy Holden: Conversation Starters
Born Survivors, the latest book from author Wendy Holden, takes place in World War II. Anka, Priska, and Rachel were three Jewish women during The Holocaust. The three women and their husbands were taken to the Auschwitz concentration camp. Their husbands were killed right away. The three women, who were pregnant, lied to Dr. Mengele to ensure that their children could have a chance at life. Anka, Priska, and Rachel all sent to the Mauthausen concentration camp. Priska gives birth at the camp. Rachel gives birth on the train, and Anka gives birth on a coal cart with women dying all around her. Miraculously, all three women and their children survive the Holocaust. Sir Harold Evans called Born Survivors a "moving" account of hope. Booklist commended Wendy Holden for her research skills, and American Jewish World said that Born Survivors is a "spellbinding" tale. A Brief Look Inside:
EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER than the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive, and the characters and its world still live on. Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed to bring us beneath the surface of the page and invite us into the world that lives on.
These questions can be used to... Create Hours of Conversation:
an atmosphere of discussion for groups
a deeper understanding of the book
in the study of the book, either individually or corporately
unseen realms of the book as never seen before
Disclaimer: This book you are about to enjoy is an independent resource meant to supplement the original book. If you have not yet read the original book, we encourage you to before purchasing this unofficial Conversation Starters.