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Tapestry of Hope

by Irene N. Watts Lillian Boraks-Nemetz

Winner of the Honor Book award in the 2003 Society of School Librarians International Awards programSelected as a finalist for the Sheila A. Egoff Children's Literature PrizeSelected by the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association as one of the PSLA YA Top Forty Nonfiction Titles 2003Tapestry of Hope is an extraordinary anthology of writing about the Holocaust for young people. Irene N. Watts and Lillian Boraks-Nemetz have gathered well-known published writing and new first-person accounts, to reveal the heartbreak, courage, and hope that define one of history's darkest hours.The editors present writing about hiding from the Nazis, life in the ghetto, resistance, the camps, escape, survival, and life after the Holocaust. Selections include poetry, prose, and first-hand accounts such as Andre Stein's Hidden Children, Jack Kuper's Child of the Holocaust, Jason Shermon's A Blessing in Disguise, Kathy Kacer's Gaby's Dresser, Eva Wiseman's My Canary Yellow Star, Leonard Cohen's All There is to Know about Adolph Eichmann, Jean Little writing about Anne Frank, Karen Levine's Hannah's Suitcase, and many others.From the Hardcover edition.

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