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>  On 4/19/06, Susan M. Davis <> wrote:
> > I going to do a unit on the Holocaust with the 5th grade next year.  I'd
> > like some recommendations of good fiction and nonfiction books that will
> >
> > support it at this level.
    I tried to send this just to you but tit was rejected by the Broward
mail server .

>  I just finished the *Flag with Fifty-Six Stars: a Gift from the Survivors
> of Mauthausen* by Susan Goldman Rubin.  It is a nonfiction picture book
> with a wonderful story. It has a bibliography, an index, an afterword, and
> beautiful artwork.
> Other picture books on Holocaust I  would recommend are:
> *Passage to Freedom, the Sugihara Story* by Ken Mochizuki tells the story
> of Japanese diplomat in Lithuania who is provided visas to the Jewish
> residents in order to save them from the concentration camps.
>  *Fireflies in the Dark: the Story of Friedl Dick* by Susan Goldman Rubin
> is about an art teacher who encourages the children of Therensienstadt
> concentration camp to express themselves through art.  Some of the pictures
> survived.
> *The Cats of Krasinsky Square* by Karen Hesse has two sisters who have
> escaped from the Warsaw ghetto devising a plan to keep food intended for the
> ghetto from being intercepted by the Gestapo.
> I have 2 books on Anne Frank that really bring the child to life through
> extensive family pictures.  They are:
> *Anne Frank in the world* by the Anne Frank House  (2001)
> *Anne Frank: Beyond the Diary* (1995) by Rol
   Another photographic resource would be *My Secret Camera: A photographic
record the Lodz Ghetto* (2000) by Smith offers another record of the
> Before I started this response I saw another post with several other
> worthwhile titles. Good luck with the lesson.  I am sure you will find many
> resources appropriate for the Fifth Grader.
> > --
> > Sharon Lawler, Librarian
> > Randolph Elementary
> > Universal City TX 78148
> > 210-357-2353
> >
> >

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