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The Resource Smoke and ashes : the story of the Holocaust, written by Barbara Rogasky

Smoke and ashes : the story of the Holocaust, written by Barbara Rogasky

Label
Smoke and ashes : the story of the Holocaust
Title
Smoke and ashes
Title remainder
the story of the Holocaust
Statement of responsibility
written by Barbara Rogasky
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the causes, events, and legacies of the Holocaust which resulted in the extermination of six million Jews
Review
Aimed at the same age group as Miriam Chaikin's recent A Nightmare in History, this book also examines Hitler's rise to power in the context of long-standing anti-Semitism, and the devastation and horror wrought by his policiesof imprisoning and exterminating the Jews. Whereas Chaikin moved readers by fleshing out stories of individuals, Rogasky elicits considerable power from an unexpected sourcestatistics and lists, and the cold-blooded notations of officers carrying out their duties: ``3208 people had to be transported three miles beforethey could be liquidated. . . . '' She compares the numbers and aspects of other holocauststhose suffered by American Indians, Armenians, etc.to implore readers to understand what made this Holocaust unique. Other areas of focusinclude the late, inadequate response of the United States and United Kingdom, and the rise of anti-Semitism in the '80s. Most compelling is the attentiongiven to rebellion and resistance by Jews; it stuns the imagination to read of the man who leaped from a body-filled pit to tear out the throat of an SS commander with his teeth. Perhaps the saddest statistic is the one revealing that manywere too weak to live even when liberated. ``In the areas freed by the Americans, French and British, 60,000 Jews were found alive. Within one week, 20,000 haddied.'' Black-and-white photos from archival collections, documents and maps give this volume accessibility, and add to the tragic mood that pervadeseach set of sobering numbers. Ages 11-up. (May)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
195328
Cataloging source
DLC
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Rogasky, Barbara
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
970L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
UG
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
7.9
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
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the story of the Holocaust
Label
Smoke and ashes : the story of the Holocaust, written by Barbara Rogasky
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes bibliography and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
156475
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
187 pages
Isbn
9780823406975
Lccn
87028617 /AC
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780823406975
  • (Sirsi) AAU-3269
Label
Smoke and ashes : the story of the Holocaust, written by Barbara Rogasky
Publication
Note
Includes bibliography and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
156475
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
187 pages
Isbn
9780823406975
Lccn
87028617 /AC
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780823406975
  • (Sirsi) AAU-3269

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