The story of Jewish survivor Bert Bodenheimer as told by his granddaughter Elyse Bodenheimer of Charlotte, North Carolina and illustrated by Chandler Whitefield of Gainesville, Florida. This book was written with love by Bert's granddaughter Elyse Bodenheimer and illustrated by her friend Chandler Whitefield. Elyse would like her readers to know Bert was a man of courage, love and honor. She is pleased his story will always be remembered through this book. Elyse was in the te
The story of an American Liberator as told by author/illustrator Amanda DeVilder of East Moline, Illinois This week we highlight our young author and illustrator Amanda DeVilder of East Moline, Illinois. Hi! My name is Amanda DeVilder! I wrote and illustrated A True American Liberator when I was fifteen years old and a freshman at United Township High School in East Moline, Illinois. In school, I participated in volleyball, basketball, track & field and student council.
The story of a Catholic husband and wife taken from their happy lives in Poland to serve as forced labor under the Nazis. Written by Alanna Rumler and illustrated by Jennifer Banks. Both girls are from Geneseo, Illinois. The next book to be released in the Holocaust Series isThe Footstool by young author Alanna Rumler, illustrated by Jennifer Banks, both of Geneseo, Illinois. This story was told to Alanna by the granddaughter of the survivor named Jozef Kodyra. Ironically, J
This week we highlight our young author and illustrator Chloe Marie Gosa of Rock Island, Illinois. Chloe's grandmother is Dr. Marrietta Castle, a distinguished member of the Holocaust Education Committee of the Greater Quad Cities. Chloe's grand parents lived next door to the Rubovitz family in Rock Island for many years. She has known Michelle her entire life and it's an honor to tell her story through ABBM. Michelle and her husband, Rabbi Chuck Rubovitz, live in Joliet wher