• Nbaumann

    An excellent resource for learning about children and the
    Holocaust is the new book Storming the Tulips.
    Written by Hannie J. Voyles, a survivor who went to school with Anne Frank, the
    book is an intimate encounter with history, as told by twenty former students
    of the 1st Montessori School in Amsterdam. They were children, contemporaries
    of Anne Frank, and this book is a companion to her Diary of a Young Girl. While
    Anne’s story describes her sequestered life in the Annex, Storming the Tulips
    reveals what children on the outside endured—on the streets, in hiding, and in
    the concentration camps.

     

    Their friends disappeared. Their parents sent them away. They were
    herded on trains and sent to death camps. They joined the Nazi youth. They hid
    Jews. They lost their families. They picked the pockets of the dead. They
    escaped. They dodged bullets. They lived in terror. They starved. They froze.
    They ate tulip bulbs. They witnessed a massacre. They collected shrapnel. And
    finally, they welcomed the Canadians who liberated them. Some lost their families, most lost
    their homes, but they all lost their innocence as they fought to survive.

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