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During World War II, when she was eleven years old, the author and her family were arrested in Poland by the Russians as political enemies and exiled to Siberia. She recounts here the trials of the following five years spent on the harsh Asian steppe.
Overview: As soon as Sara sees the beautiful black satin slippers in the shoe store window, she knows they're the perfect Mother's Day gift for Mama. Sara has always made gifts for her family on special occasions, but this time she's determined to give a store-bought present- just like grown ups do. But grown-ups have spending money, and Sara does not. Until she makes a plan. Sick and tired of making presents for various holidays and occasions, Sara...