Six Million Paper Clips

Six Million Paper Clips

The Making of A Children's Holocaust Memorial

eBook - 2005
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At a middle school in a small, all white, all Protestant town in Tennessee, a special after-school class was started to teach the kids about the Holocaust, and the importance of tolerance. The students had a hard time imagining what six million was (the number of Jews the Nazis killed), so they decided to collect six million paperclips, a symbol used by the Norwegians to show solidarity with their Jewish neighbors during World War II. German journalists Dagmar and Peter Schroeder, whose involvement brought the project international attention, tell the dramatic story of how the Paper Clip Project grew, culminating in the creation of The Children's Holocaust Memorial.
Publisher: [United States] : Lerner Publishing Group : Made available through hoopla, 2005
ISBN: 9781580131810
1580131816
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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MariePat Sep 27, 2007

This is both a book and a DVD. It is about children learning about the holocaust and decide to build a memorial out of paper clips. They collect six million paper clips to represent the six million jews who died. Highly recommend for children who want to learn about and understand the holocaust

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