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Anne Frank: Young Diarist

A new companion series to the bestselling Childhood of Famous Americans biographies launches with these two books focusing on Anne Frank, the iconic young victim of the Holocaust; and Christopher Columbus, the celebrated explorer who discovered the Americas.

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Six Million Paper Clips: The Making of a Children’s Holocaust Memorial

To understand the enormity of the Holocaust, students in Whitwell, Tennessee, a town without Jews, began collecting paper clips, one for each victim of the Nazis. German journalists Dagmar and Peter Schroeder, who helped the project garner world-wide attention, retell the exciting story of how a student effort culminated in the creation of the Children’s [...]

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Anne Frank

A biography that introduces young children to the story of the Holocaust follows Anne Frank who, by studying, writing in her diary, and putting up pictures of film stars, bravely tries to retain a sense of normalcy in the face of turmoil.”

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The Feather-Bed Journey

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The Secret Seder

Jacques and his parents are hiding in Nazi-occupied France during World War II, pretending to be Catholics. On the first night of Passover, Jacques and his father elude Nazi soldiers to gather with other Jews and celebrate the Seder in secret. For this book, Doreen Rappaport researched the lives of resistance fighters and Jews in [...]

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My Secret Camera: Life in the Lodz Ghetto

Frank Smith
A chronicle of life in the Lodz Ghetto designed for the younger reader.
Available in softcover

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Hero

Jan! Move!’ Els screamed. ‘The soldiers must not find us! We have to hide! They’ll kill us! It’s past curfew!’ Izaak jumped to his feet fast as a cannonball. He grabbed Els’s hand and she pulled him down the slope of the canal that ran alongside the road. Els is a courier, a girl who [...]

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The Key is Lost

Ida Vos Her name has been Eva Zilverstijn. In a couple of hours, her family will go into hiding. This is her story.

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Bar Mitzvah

Traditional Bar Mitzvah

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My Bridges of Hope: Searching for Life and Love After Auschwitz

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Livia Bitton-Jackson
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Elli Friedmann was fourteen years old in April 1945 when American soldiers liberated her from her Nazi captors and the harrowing year she spent at Auschwitz and other concentration camps where Jews were mass murdered.
At the opening of this book, Elli, her mother, and brother, recently reunited, return to their [...]

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Six Million Paper Clips: The Making of a Children’s Holocaust Memorial

To understand the enormity of the Holocaust, students in Whitwell, Tennessee, a town without Jews, began collecting paper clips, one for each victim of the Nazis. German journalists Dagmar and Peter Schroeder, who helped the project garner world-wide attention, retell the exciting story of how a student effort culminated in the creation of the Children’s [...]

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Clara’s Story

Clara Isaacman
Publisher: JPS
The human dimensions of the Holocaust come to life for young readers in Clara’s story of survival in Nazi-occupied Antwep as a hidden child. This is the true story of a young girl and her family’s years of hiding in a series of cellars, attics, and secret rooms to escape from Nazi persecution.
Available [...]

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