Plot Summary

Josef story started when some Nazis came to his house and took his dad away. Later his dad gets out of the concentration camp and Josef and his family then get on a boat to go to Cuba. When Josef and his family get to Cuba they are not allowed into Cuba so they leave to the USA. Josef’s dad is the only one who stays in Cuba because he’s going insane. The coast guard blocks the refugees from entering the USA so they have to go back to Europe. When they get to Europe Josef and his family get taken into France. Later Germany invades Poland and France so Josef and his family try to escape. When Josef and his family try to run Josef’s mom gives the Nazis all her money in exchange for their lives but the Nazis only let one of them live. Josef says he will go to the concentration camp and only his sister Ruthie survives.