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Tell Them We Remember: The Story of the Holocaust

Bachrach, Susan D.

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ISBN 10: 0316692646 / ISBN 13: 9780316692649
Published by Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA, 1994
Condition: Very good Hardcover
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Quarto, 109 pages. Illus. (some in color), map, chronology, glossary, index. Typed letter to Nathan Shapell (real estate developer and philanthropist) autographed by Miles Lerman, Chairman of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council laid in. The author was on the staff of the Education Department at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum; this history of the Holocaust was written especially for young readers. Bookseller Inventory # 54726

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Title: Tell Them We Remember: The Story of the ...

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very good

Dust Jacket Condition: very good

Edition: First Edition. Seventh Printing.

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Written by a staff member of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, this book draws on the museum's collection of period artifacts, photographs, maps, and oral and video histories to teach youngsters about the tragedy of the Holocaust.

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Gr. 5-9. One and a half million children and teenagers were murdered by the Nazis. This photo-history, produced in association with the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, focuses on what happened to young people whose world of family and friends, school and play, was destroyed. More than 30 short, accessible chapters cover the general history, including the rise of Hitler, the ghettos, the transports, the camps, the gas chambers, and the movements of resistance and rescue. Sidebars tell the ongoing stories of individual young people and show their ID photos; some of the individuals are pictured several times during the period 1933-45, but many don't survive. The writing is direct, with no histrionics or gimmicks. A wealth of material drawn from the museum's large collection of photographs and taped oral and video histories supports the facts. The systematic murder is confronted here. We're told of the brutality, the medical experiments, and the corpses stacked up like cordwood, and there are pictures of the death marches and the gas chambers. The Jews were the main target of Nazi hatred, but throughout the book, Bachrach also talks about other groups and individualsincluding Gypsies, homosexuals, and the disabledwho were marked as enemies of the state. The book's design is clear, with a spacious chronology at the back, a long bibliography, subdivided by genre and reading level, and an appendix of population figures by country. This is one of the best books available for introducing the subject to young people and an excellent text for the Holocaust curriculum now required in many states. Hazel Rochman

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