The Cat with the Yellow Star
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The Cat with the Yellow Star

Coming of Age in Terezin

by Susan Goldman Rubin
Illustrator(s): Ela Weissberger
Paperback | Pages: 40
Size: 10 X 10 | USD: $8.99
ISBN: 9780823421541
Publication Date: January 2, 2008
Age: 8-12 | Guided Reading Level: H
Themes: Biography, Courage & Honor, Holocaust, Judaica, Survival, World War II
Recommendations: K,SLJ*

About the Book

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Susan Goldman Rubin is the award-winning author of more than thirty-five books for children. Well known in the field of Holocaust studies, she speaks at conferences, in museums, and at schools and libraries across the country on this topic.

Ela Weissberger was liberated from Terezin in May of 1945. In 1949 she emigrated to Israel and later came to the United States, where she married and raised a family. Today, Ela spends much of her time speaking to audiences of all ages about her Holocaust experiences.

AWARDS
  • ALA Notable Children’s Book
  • IRA Notable Book for a Global Society
  • Bank Street Best Children’s Book of the Year
  • NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People—Selector’s Choice
  • Orbis Pictus Recommended Book
  • American Jewish Libraries Notable Book
  • New York Public Library Children’s Books 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing.
BONUS MATERIALS
Educator's Guide/Lesson Plans
Educator's Guide/Lesson Plans

CAT WITH THE YELLOW STAR, THE

Educator’s Guide featuring questions for classroom discussion and suggestions for further exploration.