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Day After Night, is a story about a group of Jewish women who are fleeing Europe at the end of the Second World War. They will eventually arrive to a refugee camp at Atlit Israel, in 1945 because they lack sufficient documents to support their status.
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The author focuses on four ladies who are detained at Atlit. The book covers a few months in general, but often we get flashback from the four ladies of their trials and tribulations they faced during the Holocaust. The four create a bond of friendship and they nurture each other during the time they are waiting to be free from the detention center.
Day After Night, shows each of these four woman's personal struggles. Each of the four women; Zorah, Leonie, Shayndel, Tedi have stories to share. They have all lost a loved one during the brutal Nazi occupation of Europe and each has her own recount and reflection of what took place.
Day After Night details the accounts of the Holocaust and sheds light to the reader about what Jewish women had to endure during this painful time in history.
Best part of story, including ending: The special bond of friendship that each women create with one another. Shows that during hard times what really matters is to have someone near to support and care.

Best scene in story: Each woman gives her own account of the Holocaust this give a different outlook of that painful time in history. What stands out the most is how the reader could feel the love each women expresses.

Opinion about the main character: I like how each women endure different things, each event was unique and yet each women overcame these difficulties.

The review of this Book prepared by Silas Brunk a Level 4 Yellow-Headed Blackbird scholar

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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1930's-1950's Poverty, surviving    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book War/Revolt/Disaster on civilians    -   Yes Conflict:    -   Holocaust

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Jewish


Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Israel Misc setting    -   prison

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