Resources for Inge

To continue your study of this topic and to help with your research, use the following additional sources. Books preceded by an asterisk are recommended for middle and high school students.

Books

  • Mischling, Second Degree: My Childhood in Nazi Germany
    Koehn, Ilse, New York, 1977.
    Memoir of woman who, as a six year old girl, was defined as a Jew by the Nuremberg laws.
  • *The Nuremberg Laws (Words that Changed History Series)
    Newman, Amy, San Diego, 1999
    Overview of the Nuremberg Laws and how they relate to the Holocaust.
  • 48 Hours of Kristallnacht
    Bard, Mitchell G. , Guilford, CT, 2010.
    Retells survivors’ stories of Kristallnacht.
  • The Crystal Nights
    Murray, Michelle, New York, 1975.
    Historical fiction about an American Jewish girl whose German relatives move into her home after Kristallnacht.
  • The Girls of Room 28: Friendship, hope, and survival in Theresienstadt
    Brenner, Hannelore, New York, 2009
    Narratives of female survivors of Theresienstadt.
  • Still Alive: A Holocaust Girlhood Remembered
    Kluger, Ruth, New York, 2001
    Memoir of growing up under the Nazis and during the Holocaust.
  • As if it Were Life: WWII Diary from Theresienstadt Ghetto
    Manes, Philipp, New York, 2009
    The diary of a 66 year old Berlin merchant in Terezin.
  • I Never Saw Another Butterfly: Children’s Drawings & Poems from Terezin Concentration Camp, 1942-1944
    Volavkova, Hana, ed.,
  • Children’s art in Terezin
    , New York, 1994.
  • *A Teenage Artist During the Holocaust: Life in the Terezin Ghetto. A workbook of the Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, 2006
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    Workbook highlighting the life and art of Helga Weissova.
  • The Politics of Rescue: The Roosevelt Administration and the Holocaust, 1938-1945
    Feingold, Henry, New York: Shocken, 1980.
    A study of America’s government policy towards Jewish refugees during the Holocaust.
  • Don’t Wave Goodbye: The Children’s Flight from Nazi Persecution to American Freedom
    Jason, Philip K. and Posner, Iris (ed.)., Westport: Praeger, 2004.
    Collection of primary sources documenting the thousand Jewish children brought to the United States from Europe on the eve of World War II.
  • Children with a Star: Jewish Youth in Nazi Europe
    Dwork, Deborah, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1991.
    Pioneering study of the lives of Jewish children during the Holocaust.

Websites

Films

  • Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport
    117 minutes, 2000
    The amazing stories of children rescued from German-held lands to foster homes and hostels.
  • Transport from Paradise
    94 minutes, 1963
    Captures the surreal atmosphere of Theresienstadt during a 24 hour period marked by preparation for an inspection tour by the Red Cross, the making of a Nazi propaganda film, and the deportation that followed. Czech and German dialogue, with English subtitles.
  • Theresienstadt, Gateway to Auschwitz: Recollections from Childhood
    58 minutes, 1987
    Accounts from survivors of the infamous Czech ghetto used as a transit camp for Jewish deportees en route to Auschwitz and other death camps.