37 Days at Sea: Aboard the M.S. St. Louis, 1939
Published May 1, 2021
About 37 Days at Sea: Aboard the M.S. St. Louis, 1939
In May 1939, nearly one thousand German-Jewish passengers boarded the M.S. St. Louis luxury liner bound for Cuba. They hoped to escape the dangers of Nazi Germany and find safety in Cuba. In this novel in verse, twelve-year-old Ruthie Arons is one of the refugees, traveling with her parents.
Ruthie misses her grandmother, who had to stay behind in Breslau, and … Continue reading