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The Last Train:A Holocaust Story

Rona Arato

Two young brothers, Paul and Oscar, along with their mother Lenke survived the Nazi occupation during World War II. The family was forced into a ghetto in their hometown, then a labor camp in Austria, and finally to Bergen Belsen in Germany. Separated from their father, the two boys care for their mother, desperately clinging to each other for comfort. During their final train ride a battalion of American soldiers in Germany liberates them. Author Rona Arato is the wife of younger brother Paul. This fictionalized account includes photographs and the author’s notes – a powerful story of the horrors of the Holocaust. Ages 9-12