The Boy on the Wooden Box

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ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, who is the author?
Leon Leyson
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, what does Shaina mean in Yiddish?
It means beautiful (pg.7)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, what gifts did Leon's dad bring from the city?
He brought candy boxes with photos (pg.13)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, what time of year did the Christians treat the Jews differently?
On Holy Week the week before Easter (pg.17)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, where did Leon go to in the afternoon?
He went to heder a Jewish school (pg.19)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, what did people sometimes ask Leon to do after they came back from the synagogue?
They asked him to sing (pg.19)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, what did Leon's grandfather bring his family?
Potatoes, beets, and other produce from his garden (pg.24)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, what attacks did Leon's parents live through?
They lived through attacks called pogroms in the early 1900's (pg.27)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, what would Leon do sometimes to make sure he wasn't dreaming?
He put his hand on the building (pg.35)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, what did some Jews do to be prepared for war?
They leaved Krakow (pg.45)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, everyone who was Jewish were fired from the glass factory, but Leon's dad wasn't. Why wasn't he?
He knew how to speak German (pg.54)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, who did Leon see one day on the way back from work?
He saw the same Gestapo who had beaten Leon's dad (pg.61)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, where was Leon's dad?
He was at St. Michael's prison (pg.61)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, what were you supposed to wear if you were twelve?
A white armband with a blue star of David (pg.63)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, where did you purchase a white armband?
You purchased it from the Jewish Council (pg.63)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, what did Schindler rename his company?
He renamed it German Enamel Works (pg.68)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, why did Leon laugh even though he didn't quite get the jokes?
Because it was a way to show the Nazis they didn't control him.(pg.83)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, what did Leon do instead of eating the whole loaf of bread?
He took it straight to his mom to share the bread with the family (pg.88)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, what did Leon and his friends do to get a free ride on the train?
They would start at one end until the conductor got close. Then they would jump off and run to the other side (pg.35)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, what did Leon's father sell at the Black Market to make more money?
His fine suits (page 69)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, why did someone try to shoot Leon and his friend?
They stayed up past the curfew (pg.99)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, where did Leon and his mom transfer to?
They transferred to Ghetto A (pg.106)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, what did mother leave that made it look suspicious they were hiding?
She left a teapot (pg.103)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, what was Leon convinced about when he entered Plaszow?
He would never leave alive (pg.114)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, what did some of the prisoners do when they felt sorry for Leon being such a young boy?
They put a real potato in his bowl (pg.123)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, what did David do if Leon looked like he might drift off?
He would nudge him (pg.137)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, what did Leon stand on since he was so small?
He stood on a wooden box (pg.138)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, how did Schlinder find out there was a mix-up?
Leon's bottle crashed into little pieces, and that caught his attention (pg.146 and 147)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, after showers what did they do to you?
They shaved off your hair (pg.153)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, what did Leon do when they wanted to order food in America?
They pointed to what someone else was eating (pg.183)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, how many brothers and sisters did Leon have?
He had three brothers and one sister (pg.14)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, how old was Leon when he moved to the city of Krakow?
He was eight years old (pg.31)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, what was a central plan of Hitler's plan?
It was to marginalize Jews (pg.40)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, what did Leon's father sometimes bring back from the Enamel factory?
He sometimes brought pieces of bread or coal (pg.68)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, what did Mr. Luftig leave for Leon?
A glass-lined thermos bottle and his pipes (pg.93)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, what did Leon and his friends play?
They played evading the conductor (pg.36)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, why didn't Tsalig leave the train?
He didn't want to leave Miriam (pg.96)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, when did Leon die?
January 12, 2013 (pg.216)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, what did Leon's father work as?
He worked as a machinist (pg.10)
ITB, The Boy on the Wooden Box, whose rise to power in 1933 led to the events of the book?
Adolf Hitler (pg.40)