The Little Boy Star: An Allegory of the Holocaust

The Little Boy Star: An Allegory of the Holocaust

Rachel Hausfater Olivier Latyk David A. Adler / Jan 18, 2020

The Little Boy Star An Allegory of the Holocaust A young Jewish boy is given a star to wear At first he is proud of his decoration but soon finds the star overshadowing him No one sees the boy only the star This affecting allegory rich with symbo

  • Title: The Little Boy Star: An Allegory of the Holocaust
  • Author: Rachel Hausfater Olivier Latyk David A. Adler
  • ISBN: 9781596871724
  • Page: 423
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A young Jewish boy is given a star to wear At first he is proud of his decoration, but soon finds the star overshadowing him No one sees the boy, only the star This affecting allegory, rich with symbolism, gently educates children about the Holocaust in a way that young minds can grasp.

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    1. Hausfater, Rachel. The Little Boy Star: An Allegory of the Holocaust. Milk and Cookies Press, 2006. $16.95. 1596871725. Unpaged. Once upon a time, a little boy was told he was a star. At first he was pleased and proud, but soon he discovered he was the wrong kind of star, and became ashamed and hid. This saved his life, but it was hard to feel safe again after the danger was over. This allegory about the holocaust is deceptively simple, and is best shared with an adult who can guide the reader i [...]


    2. had anyone told me that there would be a picture book about the holocaust appropriate to be read aloud to my toddler, i would have not believed itat book is here, and rachel hausfater has written it. a lovely and simple tale of a little boy who wears a star. written in the most sensitive and delicate way, and illustrated both symbolically and literally by olivier latyk. my son asked me to read this one again immediately after we finished reading it the first timee standout for me: latyk's illust [...]


    3. Product DescriptionThis book is suitable for ages 4-8. A young Jewish boy is given a star to wear. At first he is proud of the decoration, but soon finds the star overshadowing him - no one sees the boy, only the star. Lonely, frightened, and helpless, he watches as other star-wearers are led away into the night. This affecting allegory, rich with symbolism, educates children about the events of the Holocaust in a way that young minds can easily grasp. Told in simple, poetic language, the book o [...]


    4. This story can be incorporated into the curriculum as a historical example of the devastating consequences of intolerance. The students should realize how indifferently tolerating someone’s differences is not the same as respecting them and treating them with dignity.


    5. A beautifully simple yet powerful story,talking about such a horrendous era of history. The introduction offers the background detail which would work in unison to introducing the topic of the Holocaust to even older students.


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