The Author's Guide to Surviving Hitler

The Author's Guide to Surviving Hitler

by Andrea Warren
     
 

Andrea Warren shares with readers how she wrote her award-winning book, Surviving Hitler: A Boy in the Nazi Death Camps, and how the book aligns with the Common Core State Standards for critical thinking, reading, speaking, and writing. She includes information not found in the book as to how she conducted research; interviewed her central character, Holocaust

Overview

Andrea Warren shares with readers how she wrote her award-winning book, Surviving Hitler: A Boy in the Nazi Death Camps, and how the book aligns with the Common Core State Standards for critical thinking, reading, speaking, and writing. She includes information not found in the book as to how she conducted research; interviewed her central character, Holocaust survivor Jack Mandelbaum; selected the photos for the book; structured the book, and created the story’s narrative voice. This guide includes suggested exercises and reflective questions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940045434430
Publisher:
Andrea Warren
Publication date:
11/15/2013
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
966 KB

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Meet the Author

Andrea Warren is a native Nebraskan who has called Kansas home since 1979. Her seven books of nonfiction for young readers include "Orphan Train Rider: One Boy's True Story"; "We Rode the Orphan Trains"; "Pioneer Girl: A True Story of Growing Up on the Prairie"; "Escape From Saigon: How a Vietnam War Orphan Became an American Boy"; "Surviving Hitler: A Boy in the Nazi Death Camps"; "Under Siege! Three Children at the Civil War Battle for Vicksburg," and "Charles Dickens and the Street Children of London." She is at work on a new book that will be released soon.Warren's books have won a long list of honors, including the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award,the William Allen White Award, and the Robert F. Sibert Honor Award.Warren says, "I write true stories about young people caught up in dramatic events. It's an interesting way to learn about history. Readers identify with my main characters and ask themselves, 'If that had been me, what would I have done?'"

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