Our next book club will be meeting on Monday 12 July and we will be discussing books with a seafaring theme.
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Title:One Small Suitcase - The True Story of How 10000 Children Escaped the Nazi Holocaust
For ten months before World War II, thousands of children were bundled onto trains and waved goodbye to their parents as they set off across Germany and Holland to the ferries that would take them to England. This book is based on extensive interviews with those who helped to organize the transports, the families who took the children in and above all, the young refugees as they began their new lives in a strange country. Many were faced with a continuous stream of foster parents and children's homes; many were evacuated and even deported - and almost all never saw their parents again....
Second hand Paperback