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Promise of a New Spring: The Holocaust and Renewal
Describes the events of the Jewish Holocaust, comparing it to a forest fire that destroys all forms on life. The survivors are the promise of renewal.
Unknown Binding, 48 pages
Published January 1st 1981 by Rossel Books
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Explains the holocaust in a way that is appropriate for young children. Nice illustrations and well written by a Holocaust survivor. Born in 1924 she survived a concentration camp and the infamous Nazi Death March. Out of the 4000 women led on the march to avoid the advancing Allied forces she was one of only 120 to survive. Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2010. I got to meet and attend a lunch with her a few years ago so my copy is autographed. Along with my autographed copy of Al ...more
This book was very touching, it covered real world issues. I would recommend this for young and developing readers who are mature enough to understand the reality and severity of real world issues that some of their ancestors may have been a part of. It teaches children that there can always be a new spring and a new beginning when times are tough.