The Girl Who Wouldn’t Die Randall Platt
 
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It’s 1939 in Poland and Arab (don’t call her Abra Goldstein) knows that being Jewish doesn’t pay. Neither does being a girl. No, Arab will tell you that claiming any people at all can get a person killed—and she’s not about to let this war take her down.

So as the Nazi occupation goose steps its way into Warsaw, Arab plans to survive the way she always has: take to the streets, king her gang, and above all refuse to get involved. Disguising herself as a boy, Arab looks out for herself, stealing what she needs and selling to whoever’s buying.

But it’s a complicated war, and to stay alive, Arab will need to use all the skills the streets have taught her—and avoid every enemy she’s made along the way. Nazis, Jewish ghetto police, Polish resistance fighters, and enemies from competing gangs are all searching for her, and any one of them could sign her death sentence.

And then there’s Ruthie, Arab’s baby sister—how will she survive the occupation? Trying to be a hero is a surefire way to die, and Arab knows it. But there’s at least one person who believes she has what it takes. And at least one person who needs her to take a stand.

Hard-hitting and unforgettable, The Girl Who Wouldn’t Die is a story about surviving, and finding hope when the world is at its darkest.
TitleThe Girl Who Wouldn’t Die
AuthorRandall Platt
PublisherSkyhorse Publishing
ImprintSky Pony Press
Published9 May 2017
FormatHardback
ISBN-139781510708099
Pages304
Dimensions5.50 x 8.25in.

About the author

Randall Platt writes fiction for adults, young adults, and those who don’t own up to being either. Platt has been a full-time writer for more than twenty-five years. Her young-adult fiction has twice been awarded the WILLA Literary Award, has been awarded the Will Rogers Medallion, has won the Keystone State Reading Award, and has received honorable mentions for the Washington State Book Award and the PEN Center USA Literary Award.

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