Summary: Thirteen year old Halina Osinski has a normal life. She lives in Kraków, Poland, has a nice family, decent friends...but something unexpected happens. Hitler comes to power in 1933 and changes life in Europe. Some countries will never be the same. Halina is forced into the Kraków Ghetto and later taken to Auschwitz-Birkenau. Halina must obey the Nazis and survive the horrors of the Holocaust.