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The Stones Weep

Miriam M. Brysk, Margaret G. Lincoln

ISBN 10: 0989084108 / ISBN 13: 9780989084109
Published by Gihon River Press, Inc., 2013
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2013 - Paperback - Used - Good - - - Shows some shelf-wear. May contain old price stickers or their residue, inscriptions or dedications from previous owners in first few pages and remainder marks. -. Bookseller Inventory # SJ-09-8-0132

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Title: The Stones Weep

Publisher: Gihon River Press, Inc.

Publication Date: 2013

Book Condition:Good

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Welcomed by educators, artists, students, historians as well as the Holocaust community, The Stones Weep by Miriam Brysk and Margaret Lincoln is a uniquely engaging and effective Holocaust Education book that combines multiple aspects of a survivor s art emotional, impressionistic digital creations with teacher-created and tested lesson plans that meet State and National Core Curriculum Standards, including an online lesson available in Moodle. In so doing, this book provides new perspectives for teaching and learning about the Holocaust.
The rare partnership of Holocaust survivor, artist, author, and professor, Miriam Brysk, PhD, along with Library-of-Congress American Memory Fellow and District Librarian at Lakeview, Michigan schools, Margaret Lincoln, PhD, affords an unprecedented opportunity to explore the Holocaust in both singularly personal and global historic contexts.

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Miriam M. Brysk is a Holocaust child survivor from Warsaw, Poland. She was interned in the Lida ghetto in Belarus, then escaped with her parents and joined the nearby partisans in the Lipiczany forest. She came to America in 1947 with no previous formal education, yet went on to obtain her Ph.D. from Columbia University, and had a career as a scientist and medical school professor. After retiring, she became an artist and writer depicting the plight of the Jews during the Holocaust. She has created three major art exhibits: In a Confined Silence in 2005 (partially funded by a grant the WK Kellogg Foundation), Children of the Holocaust in 2008 and Scroll of Remembrance in 2013. She has had some 25 solo exhibits. Three of her works are part of the permanent art collection at Yad Vashem, and one is included in a book published by the museum in 2010 Virtues of Memory: Six Decades of Survivors Creativity.
Margaret Gigi Lincoln, Ph.D. Gigi is the District Librarian and National Honor Society Advisor at Lakeview High School in Battle Creek, MI. She has been a lecturer in the School of Library and Information Science at San José State University and a database trainer for the Library of Michigan. She earned a Ph.D. in Library and Information Sciences from the University of North Texas in 2006. Gigi has contributed a variety of articles to professional journals and has presented in numerous conferences, including the International Conference on Holocaust Education. Gigi is an American Memory Fellow with the Library of Congress and a Teacher Fellow with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM). She secured funding from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation to bring USHMM traveling exhibitions from Washington, DC to Battle Creek. Her awards include the Ruby Brown Award for Individual Excellence from MAME in 2000, and the 2004 AASL Collaborative School Library Media Award. In 2008, Gigi was one of ten librarians nationwide selected as a recipient of the Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award. In October 2013, Lakeview High School Library also received a Citation of Excellence in the State Librarian s Excellence Award for Michigan libraries.

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