Escaping the Nazis on the Kindertransport

Escaping the Nazis on the Kindertransport

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Overview

Tells the stories in their own words of several of the thousands of Jewish children rescued from Nazi Germany between 1938 and 1940 and brought to new homes in the United Kingdom. Memoir pieces, poems, photographs, and other primary sources bring their stories to life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781515745457
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 01/01/2017
Series: Encounter: Narrative Nonfiction Stories Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)
Lexile: 850L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Emma Carlson Berne has written more than a dozen books for children and young adults, including teen romance novels, biographies, and history books. She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio with her husband, Aaron, her son, Henry, and her dog, Holly.

Emma Carlson Berne has written numerous historical and biographical books for children and young adults, as well as young adult fiction. She lives in Cincinnati with her husband and two sons.

Emma Carlson Berne has written more than a dozen books for children and young adults, including teen romance novels, biographies, and history books. She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio with her husband, Aaron, her son, Henry, and her dog, Holly.

Emma Carlson Berne has written numerous historical and biographical books for children and young adults, as well as young adult fiction. She lives in Cincinnati with her husband and two sons.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Traveling toward an Unknown Future: Tom Berman 5

Chapter 2 From Kristallnacht to Kindertransport 15

Chapter 3 A Number around His Neck: Kurt Fuchet 23

Chapter 4 A Long Way from Home: Harry Ebert 35

Chapter 5 The Important of a Rabbit's Foot: Irene Schmied 43

Chapter 6 Stranded in Warsaw: Hans Schneider 51

Chapter 7 She Never Forgot Her Mother's Face: Ursula Rosenfeld 61

Chapter 8 Carrying His Yellow Bear: Jack Hellman 71

Chapter 9 Life after the Kindertransport: The Children's Stories 77

Timeline 98

Glossary 100

The Kindertransport Association 103

Read More 104

Internet Sites 104

Critical Thinking Using the Common Core 105

Bibliography 106

Source Notes 108

Index 111

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