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Beyond courage : the untold story of Jewish resistance during the Holocaust

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Beyond courage : the untold story of Jewish resistance during the Holocaust
Call No: J 940.5336 R22b

Call NumberJ 940.5336 R22b
Dates2012; ©2012
Statement of ResponsibilityDoreen Rappaport.
Creators & ContributorsRappaport, Doreen (author)
SummaryThrough twenty-one meticulously researched accounts—some chronicled in book form for the first time—Doreen Rappaport illuminates the defiance of tens of thousands of Jews across eleven Nazi-occupied countries during the Second World War. —Publisher
ContentsPart One: The Realization: "I am a Jew and will be a Jew forever"
  • Hitler in Power: Germany, 1933–1938
    • The Turning Point: Berlin Germany
    • A Wrenching Decision: Berlin, Germany
Part Two: Saving the Future: "While you have breath"
  • Hitler's Campaign for World Domination
    • Coffee and Tea: Amsterdam, the Occupied Netherlands
    • No More Saras: Occupied Belgium
    • The Most Important Game: Annemasse, Occupied France
    • "You do not know the extent of my courage": Annemasse, Occupied France
  • In the Forests
    • A Shtetl in the Wilderness: Naliboki Forest, Occupied Poland
Part Three: In the Ghettos: "Broken people"
  • The Final Solution
    • The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: Occupied Poland
    • "Scream the truth at the world!": the Ringelblum Archive, Warsaw Ghetto, Occupied Poland
    • A Banner Raised: Theresienstadt Ghetto, Occupied Czechoslovakia
    • "Resist to our last breath": Vilna Ghetto, Occupied Lithuania
Part Four: In the Camps: "During the cold nights"
  • Transit Camps
    • The Ambush: Mechelen, Occupied Belgium
  • Labor Camps
    • Three Feet a Day: Novogrudok Labor Camp, Occupied Belorussia
  • Concentration Camps
    • A Secret Celebration: Kaufering IV Labor Camp, Hurlach, Germany
    • The Sonderkommando Revolt: Auschwitz-Birkenau, Occupied Poland
  • Death Camps
    • "Like thunder in the spring": Sobibor Death Camp, Occupied Poland
Part Five: Partisan Warfare: "This song was written with our blood, and not with lead"
  • Harassing the Enemy
    • Sabotage!: Berlin, Germany
  • Phantom Patriots
    • Long Live the Resistance!: Paris, Occupied France
  • The Occupation of Greece
    • Invisible Warriors: Evvia, Occupied Greece
  • Young Warriors
    • The Violinist: Ovruch, Occupied Ukraine
"I am a Jew and will be a Jew forever"
Physical Description 228 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Carrier Typevolume
PublisherSomerville, MA : Candlewick Press
EditionFirst edition
NotesIncludes bibliographical references (pages 209–221) and index
AudiencePublisher recommendation: Age 10 and up