In My Hands
By Irene Gut Opdyke
Antagonist: the German officers
Major conflict: Irene runs into many conflicts along her journey, but the biggest conflict she faced was when she was hiding Jews in Major Rugemer's home.
Summary: Irene was a young Catholic girl from Radom, Poland. She risked her life several times in order to save the lives of 16 escaped Jews. Today Irene is considered a holocaust hero.
How would you react if you had 16 lives in your hands, would you crack under pressure or runaway? Read In My Hands to find out how Irene made it through the war.