The Red Ribbon

Fourteen-year-old Ella is a seamstress in the Upper Tailoring Studio at Auschwitz-Birkenau, a sewing workshop inside the Nazi Concentration camp.  Her job is to make couture dresses for the wives of the camp’s Nazi overseers and the female SS officers.  Ella meets Rose and the two do their best to survive.  Ella dreams of opening a fancy dress shop after the war. The wonderful and surprising writing offers a different view of the Holocaust. mjw
Title: The Red Ribbon
Author: Lucy Adlington
: Candlewick Press
: 2018
Original Language
: English
Original Copyright
: 2017
: 978-1-5362-0104-8
Hardcover pages
: 288
Age range
: 12 up
: Historical Fiction
Book setting
: Auschwitz Birkenau, Poland
Author’s ethnicity
: English
Author’s residence
: England
: Fashion Holocaust, Sewing, Survival

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