Star of Fear, Star of Hope: Nine-year-old Helen is confused by the disappearance of her Jewish friend during the German occupation of Paris.
Star of Fear, Star of Hope
Set in France, during the Nazi occupation of World War II, a gentile child named Helen recalls the mounting persecution of her Jewish friend. She wonders why does her best friend, Lydia, have to wear a yellow star?
Why are people in hiding and using strange names? What is Lydia afraid of?
Touching upon the Holocaust with sensitivity and poignancy, Star of Fear, Star of Hope will help readers understand this difficult event in history.