Thursday, July 29, 2004

Forgotten Fire by Adam Bagadasarlan

This book is about an Armenian (in other words, Christian) boy going through a holocaust in Turkey. He must survive WWII without his family and a safe home where he is considered an evil pest to be exterminated by anyone who knows he is Armenian. I had a lot of trouble putting this book down. Many of the deaths and other things he witnesses are very sad, but I found the plot and the history behind this book very interesting. It drove me to find more on this historic event I previously knew nothing about. Katie M.

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