About “Hidden Pearl”
It was 1939; Hitler’s troops were now advancing into Poland. At 10 years old, Pearl’s world and her family’s lives were turned upside down. She was just another Jewish child, targeted for death by the Gestapo. It is an unforgettable novel, vividly capturing young Pearl Brachfeld’s ordeal during the Holocaust. It was the most desperate of times with many dangers that people faced daily. The family was torn apart, as this young girl’s parents frantically searched for ways to hide and save their children. This is a story about courage, hope and the resilience of Pearl and her family. It is a remarkable tribute to their strength and faith. The novel sheds new light on a devastating time in our history, which should never be forgotten by the world.
J.E. Laufer is an award-winning author of books for both children and young adults. Silver Medal Winner for her book “Choices – The True Story of One Family’s Daring Escape to Freedom”