Saving Children from the Holocaust: The Kindertransport

Saving Children from the Holocaust The Kindertransport Discusses the Kindertransport including the people who organized the operation how the transports worked the children s lives who escaped on a transport and how ten thousand children were saved fr

  • Title: Saving Children from the Holocaust: The Kindertransport
  • Author: Ann Byers
  • ISBN: 9780766033238
  • Page: 269
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Discusses the Kindertransport, including the people who organized the operation, how the transports worked, the children s lives who escaped on a transport, and how ten thousand children were saved from the Holocaust Provided by publisher.

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    1. Each chapter in this book tells the story of a different person involved with the Kindertransports--either a child who rode the trains to safety or an adult who helped make these lifelines possible. The book is written for the middle-school set; the passages are simple in tone and most unusual terms are quickly defined. There are many photographs and direct quotes to aid in the learning. My one real bone to pick is that many of the photos are lined up with text so that you think that the subject [...]

    2. Discovered this book while using our new SearchOhio option. This is a very quick read as it is written for teens. The great thing about this book is that it is completely primary source material. Each chapter is a different person who has given his/her story about being on the Kindertransport. Among the stories are one of 2 sisters who ended up staying with the Attenborough family and the other is about a cousin of Madeline Albright (Albright did not learn she was Jewish until she was an adult). [...]

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