Annotations for Ashes


Baker & Taylor
Immersing herself in reading to escape the horrors of Hitler's rise to power in 1932 Berlin, 13-year-old Gabriella Schramm becomes increasingly alarmed by military activities in the streets, the flight of family friend Albert Einstein and the political condemnation of favorite books.

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Baker & Taylor
In 1932 Berlin, Gaby Schramm witnesses the beginning of Hitler's rise to power, as soldiers become ubiquitous and the family's friend, Albert Einstein, leaves the country while Gaby's parents bury his books and papers in their small yard.

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Penguin Putnam
Thirteen-year-old Gabriella Schramm?s favorite pastime is reading. With Adolf Hitler slowly but unstoppably rising to power, Gaby turns to her books for comfort while the world around her changes dramatically: The streets become filled with soldiers, Gaby?s sister?s boyfriend raises his arm in a heil Hitler salute, and the Schramms? family friend Albert Einstein flees the country. When Gaby?s beloved books come under attack, she fears she may have to leave behind the fiction?and the life?she has always cherished.



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