I Will Come Back for You: A Family in Hiding During World War II | TheBookSeekers

I Will Come Back for You: A Family in Hiding During World War II

No. of pages 40

Great for age 3-10 years
What was it like to grow up Jewish in Italy during World War II? Sit with a little girl as her grandmother tells the story of her childhood in Rome, of being separated from her father, and of going into hiding in the mountains. Based on the experiences of the author's own family, this deeply moving book set during the Holocaust deals with a difficult subject in a way that is accessible and appropriate for young readers. I Will Come Back for You is an incredible story of bravery and kindness in the face of danger.


This book has been graded for interest at 5-9 years.

There are 40 pages in this book. This is a picture book. A picture book uses pictures and text to tell the story. The number of words varies from zero ('wordless') to around 1k over 32 pages. Picture books are typically aimed at young readers (age 3-6) but can also be aimed at older children (7+). This book was published 2014 by Dragonfly Books .

MARISABINA RUSSO has written and illustrated many picture books for children. A Portrait of Pia is her second novel for young readers. She lives in the Hudson Valley.

This book has been nominated for the following award:

Parents' Choice Award
This book was recognised in the Historical Fiction category by the Parents' Choice Award.

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