Grandchildren Share Through A BOOK by ME

This week we are targeting grandchildren of Jewish Survivors, WWII Veterans and Righteous Gentiles. Please forward this newsletter to friends at Jewish Federations, schools (publlic schools, private schools, home schools, Hebrew schools), synagogues, churches, VFW, nursing homes, etc. Young Authors are wanted with a special emphasis on grandchildren writing their grandparent's story! Surprisingly, only two of the 70+ children's books in the Holocaust Series have grandchildren sharing their grandfather's story". We would absolutely love to see more of this in the future so if you know a young person whose grand parent has a story to tell, please forward this newsletter to them as a challenge.

A BOOK by ME Meets Girl Scout World Thinking Day

BOOK by ME was on the scene at the Girl Scout World Thinking Day in Davenport, Iowa on March 10, 2012. Girl Scouts invited us to set up a booth to teach something about the country of Poland. Since many of our book subjects are from Poland, it was our privilege to share the story of Irena Sendler, a Polish woman who made a difference during WWII! Thousands of Girl Scouts from across Iowa and Illinois were present for a day of learning and fun! We talked to hundreds of girl scouts and their troop leaders about the possibility of using young authors to capture important stories from their community. Over a dozen young ladies signed up to become young authors on the spot! Way to go Nikki, Madis

Young Author becomes A BOOK by ME Curriculum Writer

Cassie Bowen is the daughter of Don and Deb Bowen, Creator of A BOOK by ME. She invited her mom to a Yom Hashoah ( Holocaust Remembrance) event ten years ago. She was in Middle School at that time and in High School when A BOOK by ME was born to tell the stories of the Quad Cities three Esthers. As a high school Junior, she became the author of a children's book about Sam Harris, a young Polish boy whose life was devastated by the Nazis. The foreign exchange student who lived with her family that year was from Germany and she worked on the books illustrations with Cassie. During her college years, Cassie became a writing coach for the program and during the summer, she collaborated with Univ

Free Coloring Book Download

A coloring book version of A Safe Home by Pawel Deregowski is available. Go to our website today and get your copy to use in classrooms, home schools or place of worship for Holocaust Education / Remembrance in April . This coloring book tells an important story shared by Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Museum in Israel. Please forward information on this FREE teaching aide to teachers you might know who would appreciate the resource. Get it HERE

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