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Salvaged Pages

Class set

This is the first edition of Salvaged Pages. The second edition enhanced ebook will be published by Yale University Press in December 2015.

Yale University Press, Edited by Alexandra Zapruder

A collection of diaries written by young people, ages 12 to 22, during the Holocaust. Some of the writers were refugees, others were hiding or passing as non-Jews, some were imprisoned in ghettos, and nearly all perished before liberation. Facing History and Ourselves has published a study guide to accompany this book. In addition, the film I’m Still Here is a video companion to the anthology, which educators can stream from our collection.

View or download the Salvaged Pages/I'm Still Here study guide

Check out our new collection of lessons to accompany Salvaged Pages!

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