Tag Archives: Holocaust

Room 5 Book Clubbers review their Term 2 books

All of these books are available from the school library. The Book Clubbers were asked the following questions to try to help them explain how they felt about the books they read in term 2. Find out what they thought … Continue reading

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Room 4 Book Club discover Anne Frank’s Secret Annexe

After following several characters through World War 2 our discussions turned to Anne Frank, whose diary published in 1947 became a world renowned account of a Jewish family protected and hidden from Nazi occupiers by brave Amsterdam residents. Some of … Continue reading

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Book Club – A look at the Berghof from Boy at the top of the Mountain

Two of our book clubbers are enjoying John Boyne’s The Boy at the Top of the Mountain. A young orphan born to German and French parents finds himself in the lucky position of being adopted by his aunt and taken to … Continue reading

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Room 5 Book Club – some challenging reads about challenging situations

These are the books that Room 5 Book Club students are reading this term, most based on children affected by World War 2. Many questions are raised in these stories, including some about which countries had Jewish people living in them … Continue reading

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Room 4 Book Club – look at all of these keen readers!

Room 4 has 14 students in book club this term and the theme is the Second World War. In these books we are following characters from New Zealand, Great Britain and Europe, and they face some difficult and dangerous journeys. … Continue reading

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