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Summary

The illuminating and deeply moving true story of twin sisters who survived Nazi experimentation, against all odds, during the Holocaust.

Eva and her identical twin sister, Miriam, had a mostly happy childhood. Theirs was the only Jewish family in their small village in the Transylvanian mountains, but they didn't think much of it until anti-Semitism reared its ugly head in their school. Then, in 1944, ten-year-old Eva and her family were deported to Auschwitz. At its gates, Eva and Miriam were separated from their parents and other siblings, selected as subjects for Dr. Mengele's infamous medical experiments.

During the course of the war, Mengele would experiment on 3,000 twins. Only 160 would survive—including Eva and Miriam.

Writing with her friend Danica Davidson, Eva reveals how two young girls were able to survive the unimaginable cruelty of the Nazi regime, while also eventually finding healing and the capacity to forgive. Spare and poignant, I Will Protect You is a vital memoir of survival, loss, and forgiveness.

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©2022 Eva Mozes Kor and Danica Davidson (P)2022 Little, Brown Young Readers

Critic reviews

“A compelling story of survival.”—Booklist

"Bright and compelling, Eva invites young readers to plant flowers of knowledge, love, and acceptance in their own minds. Moving and informative; a powerful resource for Holocaust education."—Kirkus Reviews
"Few Holocaust survivors have had Eva Mozes Kor’s impact. Together with Danica Davidson, the story of this young girl is narrated in a manner that I would not have thought possible, faithful to the history and yet accessible to young readers. Read this work and meet a person you will never forget with a story that is worth telling and retelling."—Michael Berenbaum, award-winning author; Professor of Jewish Studies, American Jewish University; and former Director of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Holocaust Research Institute

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  • AMAZON CUSTOMER
  • 10-05-22

great listen!

honestly for such a grim subject it was a great listen! easily digestible for any audience!

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  • Johanne Langlois
  • 03-05-22

A story of twins and the Holocaust

Twins are special. Eva and her family are sent to a concentration camp. She and her twin sister are put in a different line than the rest of her family. Eva promises herself that she will protect her sister. Eva tells the story. This is very well written. I listed to this book in one setting. I couldn’t stop listening. I had to know what happened. This is a children’s book that adults will learn from as well.