This first-person account of growing up as a teen during the Holocaust provides a powerful story of discrimination, survival, and hope. Livia Bitton-Jackson, born Elli L. Friedmann, has penned an honest and riveting account of life for Jews in Europe during the Holocaust This guide furnishes teachers with higher order thinking questions for each chapter which can be used in a variety of ways--chapter reviews, bellringers/warmups, exit tickets, literature circles, Kagan/CRISS group/pair/whole class activities, writing prompts, etc. Teachers can use all or some of the questions as appropriate for their classes. The book also offers many "light in the darkness" moments which can inspire all of us to a greater understanding of and appreciation for each other's unique gifts and talents. Vocabulary words that add to the text meaning are identified.