Torn Thread

In 1943, in Poland, the life of 12 year old Eva takes a terrifying turn when her beloved sister is seized by the Nazis in a raid on the Jewish ghetto. In an effort to save both of his daughters, Papa sends Eva to join her sister in a Nazi labor camp, where the girls spin thread on treacherous machinery to make blankets for the German army. As she struggles amid ever-worsening dangers to save her life and that of her sick sister, Eva's world tears apart like the weak threads on her spinning machine.

In this riveting account based on a true story, two teenagers strive to create home and family for each other amidst inhumanity and chaos--sharing not only crusts of bread, but precious moments of love and laughter.