A biography of a Czech girl who died in the Holocaust, told in alternating chapters with an account of how
the curator of a Japanese Holocaust center learned about her life after Hana's suitcase was sent to her.
Note: A CD recording of the radio program is available and adds to the impact and power of the book.
Note: This title is available in audiobook format; refer to Audiovisual Resources.
A child, who remembers life at home before life in a concentration camp, makes toys with the women to give to the other children at the very special party they are going to have when the soldiers arrive to liberate the camp. Includes a Teacher Resource.
When the Nazis invade Czechoslovakia in 1941, twelve-year-old Michael and his family are deported from Prague to the Terezin concentration camp where his mother's will and ingenuity keep them from being transported to Auschwitz and certain death.
A mother wrote her son a farewell letter just days before she died in Thereseinstadt concentration camp in
1942 and it mysteriously reached him in 1985 when he was seventy-nine years old.
A DVD recording is also available, as well as a Teacher Resource.
This is the story of Weissberger's memory of growing up in the concentration camp at Terezin, where she played the part of the Cat in multiple productions of the opera Brundibar. Includes a Teacher Resource.
Separated from his parents in Poland during World War II, a young Jewish boy enslaved in a concentration
camp keeps hope alive while playing Schubert on his harmonica whenever the camp's commandant orders
him to play.
This historical novel tells the story of fifteen-year-old Ruth who, after being released from Buchenwald at the end of World War II, risks her life to lead a group of children across Europe to Palestine.
Shows the historical events of the Holocaust through the eyes of young Froim Baum born in 1936 and sent
to the Dachau death camp before being liberated by American soldiers. Includes a Teacher Resource.
Chronicles the deportation of Jews into ghettos during Hitler's Third Reich and presents the narratives of
three individuals who, as teenagers, survived physical deprivations, abuse, and deportation to the death
Describes life in the section of Warsaw where Polish Jews were confined by the Nazis in the early 1940s, focusing on the final days of fighting prior to the destruction of the ghetto in 1943. Includes a Teacher Resource.
A street child, known to himself only as Stopthief, finds community when he is taken in by a band of orphans in the Warsaw ghetto which helps him weather the horrors of the Nazi regime. Includes a Teacher Resource.
The son of a German officer befriends a young concentration camp prisoner.
New to this edition are correlations to the national curriculum standards, public performance rights for classroom/educational use, a downloadable Educator's Guide, and additional exclusive content.
Run Time: 94 minutes
Christopher Nupen's film portrays Alice Sommer Herz, a Nazi concentration camp prisoner for two years with her six-year-old son, suffering deaths of her mother and her husband in the camp, remembers playing more than 100 concerts in the camp and likens the experience, both for the performers and for the listeners, to being close to the divine. Alice feels music saved her sanity as well as her life and the lives of hundreds of others.
Run Time: 54 minutes
Weaves together the music, art, poetry, and history of the children imprisoned by the Nazis in the ghetto at Terezin in Czechoslovakia from 1941 to 1945. This DVD also includes a second one hour documentary
The Journey of Butterfly: The Legacy, which tells the story of a reunion between survivors and members of
the American Boychoir and was filmed in 2001.
Run time: 62 minutes
This re-make film stars Robin Williams as Jakob Heym. While in a polish ghetto, Jakob creates fictitious
news bulletins in order to uplift the spirits of those with him in the ghetto.
Run time: 120 minutes