Requiem

Poems of the Terezín Ghetto

By JANECZKO, Paul B.

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ISBN
978-0-76364-727-8
Publisher
Candlewick


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on September 1, 2011  |  Grades 5-up

Gr 8 Up—The tragedy and inhumanity of the Terezín ghetto come to life in this powerful collection. The vivid poems, all but one written by fictional inmates, their Nazi oppressors, and local residents, reverberate with suffering, fear, resignation, despair, courage, and unspeakable brutality. In 1941 the ghetto was created as a collection and transport camp for Jews and was later touted as an arts facility to fool the Red Cross inspectors into believing that this was a benign setting to nurture artistic expression. In the one found poem, Valter Eisinger/119...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2011

In haunting poems, Janeczko lays bare the strength, hope, and despair of those imprisoned at Terezín during the Holocaust. Most o...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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