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Uprooted from their home, Seven-year-old Jeanne Wakatsuki and her family were sent to live at Manzanar internment camp with ten thousand other Japanese Americans in 1942.
Vahan Kenderian, a teenager, must resort to a variety of measures to survive the Armenian Genocide after his life changes drastically when his family members are taken away or murdered.
This documentary traces the creation of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird and discusses how the work has since become an American classic.
Survivor Sonia Schreiber Weitz bears witness to the Holocaust through poetry and testimony in this powerful memoir.
This documentary brings to life the diaries of young people who witnessed first-hand the horrors of the Holocaust, celebrating a group of brave, young writers who refused to quietly disappear.
Use this guide to support teaching about the documentary film I'm Still Here which explores a collection of diary entries from young people who witnessed the Holocaust.
How have American movies shaped our perception of the Holocaust? Hollywood’s responses to the horrors of Nazi Germany are examined in this film.
This work by Elie Wiesel reveals his experience with his father in the Nazi German concentration camps at Auschwitz and Buchenwald in 1944–45, at the height of the Holocaust.
Alternating chapters contrast the wartime experiences of two young Germans—Helen Waterford, who was interned in a Nazi concentration camp, and Alfons Heck, a member of the Hitler Youth.
A child's nightmare unfolds in Ji-li Jiang's chronicle of the excesses of Chairman Mao's Cultural Revolution in China in the late 1960s.
Sonia Schreiber Weitz recalls her childhood experiences during the Holocaust and explains why she has chosen to “bear witness” through writing poetry.
Journalist Nicholas Kristof travels to the Democratic Republic of Congo to investigate the growing humanitarian crisis. He highlights individuals whose stories reflect the country’s horrific situation.