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Upon the Head of the Goat

A Childhood in Hungary 1939-1944

Aranka Siegal

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

Upon the Head of the Goat is the winner of the 1982 Boston Globe - Horn Book Award for Nonfiction and a 1982 Newbery Honor Book.

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"Through the description of the destruction of this family, the enormity of the annihilation of European Jewry is shown...A sensitive portrait of a remarkable young girl and her family"-Starred School Library Journal

"This is a book that should be read by all those who are interested in the Holocaust and what it did to young and old" -Isaac Bashevis Singer

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Aranka Siegal

  • Aranka Siegal’s Holocaust novels are based on her own experiences as a child. She lives in Miami, Florida.
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Upon the Head of the Goat

A Childhood in Hungary 1939-1944

Aranka Siegal

Newbery Honor Book, American Library Association Notable Children's Books, Boston Globe - Horn Book Award, IRA Teachers' Choices, Booklist Best Books of the '80s, Booklist Editors' Choice, School Library Journal Best Books of the Year, Janusz Korczak Literary Competition
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