Elie Wiesel: Holocaust Survivor and Messenger for Humanity

Elie Wiesel: Holocaust Survivor and Messenger for Humanity

Diane Dakers (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427179753

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Born in Romania in 1928, Eliezer (Elie) Wiesel had a childhood steeped in the traditions of his Orthodox Jewish family. From the moment of his familys deportation to the death camp at Auschwitz and the horrors that awaited there, the teenaged Elie focused all his energies on staying alive. Elie has dedicated his life to the pursuit of peaceful, humanitarian goals as a writer and activist. He is a Holocaust survivor, Nobel Laureate and the author of 57 books, including the Night trilogy, based on his experiences as a prisoner. In 1986 he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize and called, a messenger to mankind.

Reading Level
Lexile
1130L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Z
ATOS
8.2
DRA
80
Categories
Genre
Biographies
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Type
Non-Fiction
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