Published in 2014!
  WOMEN OF VALOR:
Polish Resisters to
 the Third Reich
by Joanne D. Gilbert

Rare, first-hand interviews with the heroic Jewish and Gentile women who risked everything to defy the Nazis--
and not only survived,
but went on to live 
long, loving and productive lives.
Their true stories provide testimony to    the strength of the          female body,          heart, mind  
and spirit!


WHAT IS A FAMILY HISTORY BOOK?
 A Family History Book provides an engaging, informative, well-    organized, and attractive Literary Legacy that bridges the past to 
both the present and the future.

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN A FAMILY HISTORY BOOK? 
A Family History Book can contain whatever stories of your life and the lives of any friends and relatives that you chose to include. Photos, documents, letters, maps, poetry, drawings, and interviews can also be incorporated--you are limited only by your own goals 
and imagination!

HOW CAN A PROFESSIONAL PERSONAL HISTORIAN HELP ME?
A professional Personal Historian has the resources,  training and experience to  guide you through the entire Personal History process.   From initial discussions about your concerns and goals, to the beautiful finished product.A skilled, sensitive, well-informed, and respectful Personal Historian will provide the support to remember your past, to select what elements your are comfortable with, and 
put them into words, sentences, and paragraphs that will evoke your voice and your spirit. Note: The client has final approval on every aspect of the project. All information is kept strictly confidential.

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE?
Each Personal History project is specifically designed to 
accommodate the needs, goals, and budget of the individual 
Depending upon where the client already is in the process, the time-     frame can extend from 6 months to 2 years.

HOW MUCH WILL IT COST?
The costs of a Personal History book depend on the needs, goals 
and budget of the client. This will be determined, and mutually 
agreed upon, at our initial, no-charge consultation.
                                    Prices start at $2,500.00

HOW DO WE START THE PROCESS?
 Please contact me soon so we can discuss the possibilities!
 
                               Joanne D. Gilbert, M. Ed
  info@yourwritetime.com

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ABOUT JOANNE:
I am an educator, public-speaker, published author, editor                        and ghost-writer, specializing in memoir and biography.                      
I work with individual clients as well as groups who are interested in        memoir-writing.
My book, WOMEN OF VALOR: Polish Resisters to the Third Reich, was      published in 2014 and has garnered outstanding reviews. Based on        my research, and 1st-hand conversations with women who are now in    their 90s, WOV documents, celebrates, and preserves the true stories    of women who not only dared to defy the Nazis, but who went on to        live long, loving, and productive lives. 
I am currently working on the second book in this series, which                features German, French, and Dutch anti-Nazi Resisters.                     I am also working on a Young Adult biography of Dr. Miriam Brysk,          who from 6 until 8 years of age, lived with the Partisans in the wild          Polish forest. 
● I am a frequent public speaker at conferences, libraries,    community      and religious organizations. 
●  In 2015, I was honored to be a Speaker at the Krakow, Poland               Jewish Cultural Festival. 

Please go to www.women-of-valor.org for more information 
about my work, and details about booking me as a speaker.

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