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Teaching The Children of Willesden Lane
Resources to help you teach the book in middle schools and high schools

Chapters 4–8

Additional Resources

In Print

Abraham-Podietz, Eva, & Fox, Anne L. Ten Thousand Children: True Stories Told by Children Who Escaped the Holocaust on the Kindertransport. Springfield, NJ: Behrman House Publishing, 1998. ISBN: 0874416485

A profoundly moving, accessible account that combines the history of the time with the first-person testimonies of 21 survivors of the Kindertransport.

Drucker, Olga Levy. Kindertransport. Henry Holth & Co (J), 1992. ISBN: 0805017119

A world War II reminiscence that middle school readers will enjoy.

On Video

America and the Holocaust
WGBH Boston, 81 minutes. ASIN: B0006VXMI0

A PBS film containing information about U.S. immigration policies in the 1930s and 1940s. For more information on the film, visit:
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/holocaust/index.html
The video and study guide are available at Facing History and Ourselves:
http://www.facinghistorycampus.org
/campus/reslib.nsf/newbieresources?openform

Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport
Warner Home Video, 2001. ASIN: B00005MEPJ

An Academy Award-winning documentary. The first 20 minutes focus on testimonies from Kindertransport survivors. The Web site includes a study guide, book, and soundtrack.
http://www2.warnerbros.com/intothearmsofstrangers

Survivors of the Holocaust
Turner Home Entertainment, 1996. ASIN: 6303997317

A documentary that weaves a rich tapestry of survivor voices talking about their experiences as Jews in Europe. Video and study guide available from Facing History and Ourselves:
http://www.facinghistorycampus.org
/campus/reslib.nsf/newbieresources?openform

On the Web

Classics for Kids
http://www.classicsforkids.com

Audio programs and written resources about classical music and how to bring it into the classroom.

Claude Debussy
http://w3.rz-berlin.mpg.de/cmp/debussy.html

Biographical information on Claude Debussy.

Forest Hills High School http://www.mediaworkshop.org/fhhs/fhhs2002/

Ludwig van Beethoven
http://w3.rz-berlin.mpg.de/cmp/beethoven.html

Biographical information on Ludwig van Beethoven.

U.S. Committee for Refugees
http://www.refugees.org

Information on the needs and rights of refugees.

 

 

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