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Planaria Price

Biography

Planaria Price

Planaria Price has published 6 textbooks with McGraw-Hill and University of Michigan Press. She met the then-90-year-old Barbara Reichmann in 2006, interviewed her at length and conducted extensive historical and social research in order to write CLAIMING MY PLACE.

Planaria Price

Books by Planaria Price

by Planaria Price and Helen Reichmann West - Biography, History, Holocaust, Nonfiction, Young Adult 13+
Barbara's world is turned upside down when Nazis invade Poland and establish the first Jewish ghetto of World War II in her town of Piotrko´w Trybunalski. She knows her blond hair and fair skin give her an advantage, and eventually she faces a harrowing choice: risk either the uncertain horrors of deportation to a concentration camp, or certain death if she is caught resisting. She decides to hide her identity as a Jew and adopts the gentile name Danuta Barbara Tanska. Barbara, nicknamed Basia, leaves behind everything and everyone she has ever known in order to claim a new life for herself.