By Breanna Godat
Laibele: ( Rivas little brother) who always puts his sister first and has tuberculous.
Motele:(Rivas Brother) He feels responsible for his family and is a very caring person.
Moishele:( Rivas brother) this caring and loving person offered moral support to others.
Tola: A loyal friend that Riva makes at Auschwitz, they stay together for the whole thing.
Katia: The doctor at Middlesteins that got Riva a better job, gave her a bath, and smuggled her food.
Lodz Ghetto: where Riva and her family and many other Jewish families lived in hiding from the Nazis.
Auschwitz: where Riva and her Brothers were sent to and then split up at the gates.
Mittelsteine: Labor camp where Riva cut her hand and got a serious infection.