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Title: Leah's Ledge
Category: Language Arts
Description: Book Blogging for an online bookclub
Finding you a good book is what I pledge.
ake it off of  Leah's Ledge!

this is Leah and the book that we will be reading is Yellow Star, by Jennifer Roy.
In 1939 the Germans invaded the town of Lodz , and moved the Jewish population into a small part of the city called the ghetto. As the war progressed, 270,000 people were forced to settle in the ghetto under impossible conditions. At the end of the war, there were about 800 survivors. Of those who survived, only 12 were children. This is the story of one of those 12.

Can you think of any other times in history when people were treated so cruel?

Can you make any text-to-text connections with other non-fiction books you've read?

Can you make any text-to-self connections with Sivia or Dora?

What charecter are you most like?

Have you ever been put in a position where you had to overcome your fear like Sivia did when she climbed into the whole in the graveyard?

After reading this book how do you feel about the Nazis?

How would you feel if your best friend went missing?  Use evidence from the text in your comparison.

How would you feel if someone you loved died and there was nothing you could do about it?

Have you ever lost someone you loved. How did you overcome it?

What are some simalarities beetween Sivia and Dora and other people from history you have read about?

When you were younger, did you like playing dolls?  How is your play time different than Sivias?