Yellow Star

Yellow Star

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Author: Jennifer Roy

Syvia Perlmutter, who is four and a half years old, is forced with her family to live in the Lodz ghetto in Poland. Syvia recounts her experiences growing up in the ghetto until she is liberated at age 10. The author based the novel on the experiences of her aunt Sylvia (formerly Syvia), one of the few children to survive the Lodz ghetto. Told in verse from the first person. 

Reading Grades (5–9)

Young Adult Non-Fiction


256 pages