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Benno and the Night of Broken Glass

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Call NumberJ FIC WIVb
Statement of ResponsibilityMeg Wiviott ; illustrated by Jose Bisaillon.
Creators & ContributorsWiviott, Meg (author)
Bisaillon, Josée (illustrator)
SummaryIn 1938 Berlin, Germany, a cat sees Rosenstrasse change from a peaceful neighborhood of Jews and Gentiles to an unfriendly place where, one November night, men in brown shirts destroy Jewish-owned businesses and arrest or kill Jewish people.
Physical Description 30 unnumbered pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 22 cm
Carrier Typevolume
PublisherMinneapolis : Kar-Ben Publishing
  • Includes bibliographical references
  • Includes facts about Kristallnacht and a list of related books and web resources
AudiencePublisher recommendation: Ages 8-11, Grades 2-5
RecognitionGifted in 2016 by Shannon LaBelle & Kevin Forbes



Wiviott, Meg (author)

Bisaillon, Josée (illustrator)

Historical Event

Kristallnacht (related)