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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:
The video and study guide are available at Facing History and Ourselves:

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.

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:

On the Web

Classics for Kids

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

Claude Debussy

Biographical information on Claude Debussy.

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

Ludwig van Beethoven

Biographical information on Ludwig van Beethoven.

U.S. Committee for Refugees

Information on the needs and rights of refugees.




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