Tapestry of Hope

Tapestry of Hope

Holocaust Writing for Young People

Book - 2002
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Winner of the Honor Book award in the 2003 Society of School Librarians International Awards program

Selected as a finalist for the Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Literature Prize

Selected by the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association as one of the PSLA YA Top Forty Nonfiction Titles 2003


Tapestry of Hope is an extraordinary anthology of writing about the Holocaust for young people. Irene N. Watts and Lillian Boraks-Nemetz have gathered well-known published writing and new first-person accounts, to reveal the heartbreak, courage, and hope that define one of history’s darkest hours.

The editors present writing about hiding from the Nazis, life in the ghetto, resistance, the camps, escape, survival, and life after the Holocaust. Selections include poetry, prose, and first-hand accounts such as Andre Stein’sHidden Children, Jack Kuper’s Child of the Holocaust, Jason Shermon’sA Blessing in Disguise, Kathy Kacer’s Gaby’s Dresser, Eva Wiseman’sMy Canary Yellow Star, Leonard Cohen’s All There is to Know about Adolph Eichmann, Jean Little writing about Anne Frank, Karen Levine’sHannah’s Suitcase, and many others.

Baker & Taylor
Offers poetry, drama, prose, and personal narratives addressing different aspects of the Holocaust, with topics ranging from the struggle to hide from the Nazis to life after the Holocaust.

Publisher: Toronto : Tundra Books, 2002
ISBN: 9780887766381
0887766382
Branch Call Number: J 810.80358 TAP
Characteristics: xv, 237 p. :,map ;,24 cm.

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