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Alexander Altmann A10567

By Suzy Zail

**eBook Edition** The story of a young Jewish boy who must learn to trust others to survive. Based on a true story.

Fourteen-year-old Alexander Altmann doesn’t need to look at the number tattooed on his arm. A10567: he knows it by heart. He also knows that to survive Auschwitz, he has to toughen up. When he is given the job of breaking in the commander’s new horse, their survival becomes intertwined. Alexander knows the animal is scared and damaged, but he must win its trust. If he fails, they will both be killed. Alexander Altmann A10567 is a confronting junior fiction novel by award-winning Australian author Suzy Zail. This powerful story of hope, adversity and redemption is set against the historical backdrop of the Holocaust. Suzy’s first book for young adults, The Wrong Boy, was short-listed for the 2013 Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book of the Year Awards. “A confronting but gripping novel … a powerful story of hope, adversity and redemption.” Junior Books+Publishing

About the author

Suzy Zail has worked as a litigation lawyer, specialising in Family Law, but now writes full time. Among other titles, she has written her father’s story, The Tattooed Flower, his life as a child survivor of the Holocaust. Her first novel for young adults, The Wrong Boy, was short-listed for the 2013 Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Award in the Older Readers category. She lives in Melbourne and has three children.

ISBN: 9781925081176
Imprint: Black Dog Books
Distributor: Walker Australia
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Release Date: May 1, 2014
Dimensions: 0 x 0mm, 288pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $15.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
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