This is a resource list of books and movies
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This is a resource list of books and movies that people have suggested in relationship to the exhibition of Anne Frank: A Private Photo Album. BOOKS The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows A novel that takes place during and after WWII about a woman who is the author of a newspaper column. A Sudden Change of Heart by Barbara Taylor Bradford A novel about two women, best friends since childhood, whose lives intersect when one is stricken with sudden tragedy and the other is investigating artwork stolen by Nazis. Number the Stars by Lois Lowry A novel about two young girls during the Holocaust. The Jews of Denmark are being “relocated”, so Ellen Rosen moves in with her best friend’s family and pretends to be a part of it to avoid being taken to a concentration camp. Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay A first person narrative of a little girl caught up in the July 16, 1942 round up of Parisian Jews by the French police to be taken to Auschwitz. It is also intertwined with the story of a journalist writing an article of the incident some sixty years later. Night by Elie Wiesel A memoir of the final year of the Holocaust the author spent at Auschwitz. Clara’s War by Clara Kramer and Stephen Glantz Based on the diary of Clara Kramer during her years of survival in an underground bunker with seventeen other people. MOVIES The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Set during WWII, it is a story of the forbidden friendship between the son of a commandant of a concentration camp and a young Jewish boy. The Sound of Music A movie about a woman who leaves a convent to become a governess to the seven children of a naval officer widower during Hitler’s rise to power. Freedom Writers A story about an inner-city teacher who shows her students that their stories are important through the teaching of The Diary of Anne Frank. Out of the Ashes The life-story of Doctor Gisella Perl, a Hungarian Jew, who was captured along with her entire family and taken to Auschwitz.