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Mr. Harmon from New Bethlehem PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Remembering the Holocaust: A Book List for My Students

My students need non-fictional accounts to choose from for their semester long Holocaust studies course.

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My Students

Our students come from a rural, economically deprived area of Pennsylvania. Forty percent of the students receive free or reduced lunch. Our school is located in a county that is one of the most poverty stricken counties in the state; over 15% of the population is at or below the poverty level. Our tax base is relatively low as a result.

Even though students come from an economically disadvantaged area, they embrace innovative learning.

They have embraced the challenge and strive for success in education.

My Project

I recently returned from a week-long study tour through Poland with Yad Vashem and Echoes and Reflections. The tour focused on Holocaust related historic sites: ghettos, deportation centers, and extermination sites. The biggest takeaway from my journey was the individual stories that need read and shared.

I teach a semester-long Holocaust studies course and my aim is for my students to choose a story to read and share with their classmates.

In order to make this goal occur I need a library of books. This list was suggested by our guide; who is a new friend and a daughter of a Holocaust survivor. Students will choose from the list, read their chosen book, and create a presentation to share with their classmates. This will vastly expand their knowledge of first-hand accounts from the Holocaust.

Mr. Harmon
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Belzec, Sobibor, Treblinka: The Operation Reinhard Death Camps • Amazon Business $26.00 1 $26.00
Justyna's Narrative • Amazon Business $22.95 1 $22.95
Salvaged Pages: Young Writers' Diaries of the Holocaust, Second Edition • Amazon Business $20.31 1 $20.31
A Train Near Magdeburg: A Teacher's Journey into the Holocaust, and the reuniting of the survivors and liberators, 70 years on • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
The Diary of Mary Berg: Growing up in the Warsaw Ghetto • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Resistance: The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising • Amazon Business $16.88 1 $16.88
Who Will Write Our History?: Rediscovering a Hidden Archive from the Warsaw Ghetto • Amazon Business $15.02 1 $15.02
The Diary of Petr Ginz • Amazon Business $14.13 1 $14.13
Five Chimneys: A Woman Survivor's True Story of Auschwitz • Amazon Business $12.42 1 $12.42
This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen (Penguin Modern Classics) • Amazon Business $12.02 1 $12.02
Auschwitz Escape - The Klara Wizel Story • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
All Rivers Run to the Sea: Memoirs (Memoirs of Elie Wiesel) • Amazon Business $11.08 1 $11.08
In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
Eyewitness Auschwitz: Three Years in the Gas Chambers (Published in association with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum) • Amazon Business $9.45 1 $9.45
All But My Life: A Memoir • Amazon Business $9.25 1 $9.25
We Are Witnesses: Five Diaries Of Teenagers Who Died In The Holocaust • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
Hana's Suitcase: The Quest to Solve a Holocaust Mystery • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Defying Hitler: A Memoir • Amazon Business $6.38 1 $6.38
The Bielski Brothers: The True Story of Three Men Who Defied the Nazis, Built a Village in the Forest, and Saved 1,200 Jews • Amazon Business $4.94 1 $4.94

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