Filled with heartbreakingly detailed memories, Boy from Buchenwald invites readers to vicariously experience Waisman’s own process of healing and moving on.
In this episode of the Growing Readers Podcast, Peter Sís and I talk about the picture book he created, Nicky & Vera: A Quiet Hero of the Holocaust and the Children He Rescued.
Which five words best describe Bear and Fred: A World War II Story?
Iris Argaman: Home. Friendship. Journey. Thread. Loneliness.
I recommend reading the following Holocaust stories with your children. As I said above: We must not forget. We must remember. And we must not repeat!
The B-3087 of the title refers to the number that was tattooed on Jack Gruener’s wrist in the Nazi camps, where prisoners became numbers instead of names. This book is based on the true story of Yanek Gruener, a young Polish boy who came of age in the Nazi camps—ten of them—during Hitler’s years of conquest.