What Was the Holocaust? (What Was?) (Paperback)

What Was the Holocaust? (What Was?) By Gail Herman, Who HQ, Jerry Hoare (Illustrator) Cover Image

What Was the Holocaust? (What Was?) (Paperback)

By Gail Herman, Who HQ, Jerry Hoare (Illustrator)


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A thoughtful and age-appropriate introduction to an unimaginable event—the Holocaust.

The Holocaust was a genocide on a scale never before seen, with as many as twelve million people killed in Nazi death camps—six million of them Jews. Gail Herman traces the rise of Hitler and the Nazis, whose rabid anti-Semitism led first to humiliating anti-Jewish laws, then to ghettos all over Eastern Europe, and ultimately to the Final Solution. She presents just enough information for an elementary-school audience in a readable, well-researched book that covers one of the most horrible times in history.

This entry in the New York Times best-selling series contains eighty carefully chosen illustrations and sixteen pages of black and white photographs suitable for young readers.
Gail Herman has written several young biographies for children, including Who Was Jackie Robinson?
Product Details ISBN: 9780451533906
ISBN-10: 0451533909
Publisher: Penguin Workshop
Publication Date: June 19th, 2018
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: What Was?