What Was the Holocaust?, Gail Herman
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What Was the Holocaust?

Author: Gail Herman, Who HQ

Series: What Was?

Narrator: Kathleen Gati

Unabridged: 1 hr 20 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Penguin Random House Audio

Published: 06/19/2018

Genre: Children & Young Adults Nonfiction - History - Holocaust

Synopsis

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 events in history.

Includes a letter from the editor and series creator, Jane O'Connor.

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