Join Heather Morris, author of the international bestseller The Tattooist of Auschwitz, and hear her speak about the process of researching and writing this incredible novel and adapting it for younger readers. A vivid, harrowing and ultimately hopeful novel based on the experiences of Lale Sokolov – the man who tattooed the arms of thousands of prisoners – The Tattooist of Auschwitz is a testament to the endurance of love and humanity under the darkest possible conditions.
Born in New Zealand, Heather Morris lives in Melbourne. In 2003, she met Lale Sokolov, a meeting that changed both their lives. As their friendship grew, he entrusted her with the task of telling the world the innermost details of his life during the Holocaust.
This Young Adult edition of the internationally bestselling novel The Tattooist of Auschwitz is edited and updated for younger readers and contains extra materials including classroom discussion points; additional photos, maps and documents; and other educational resources.
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