I Have Not Seen a Butterfly Around Here: Children's Drawings and Poems from Terezin

by Anita Franková

Book, 1993



Call number

736 FRA



Prague : Jewish Museum Prague, 1993


A selection of children's poems and drawings reflecting their surroundings in Terezín Concentration Camp in Czechoslovakia from 1942 to 1944.

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LibraryThing member justine
Very moving book with children's drawings and poems from the Terezin concentration camp.
LibraryThing member JanaRose1
Beautiful, yet heartbreaking, this book contains the children’s drawings and poems from Terezin Concentration camp. Between 1942 and 1944 over fifteen thousand children passed through Terezin. Art became a way of therapy as the children found ways to express their hurt and frustration.
LibraryThing member breksarah
This is a recount of children's expression of emotions while in the Terezin Concentration camp. Art became the way these children coped with what was going on around them. This is a great book to use when discussing the Holocaust. I love the use of real poems and pictures. I think children would be
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able to relate to these children. I would use this for third grade on up.
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LibraryThing member Kbernard
This is a great book filled with beautiful images and poems developed by children at the Terezin Concentration Camp. The poems are written from different perspectives, as well as the photographs. It was very interesting to read how some children felt about their individual situations. I would
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definitely share the book with my students.
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LibraryThing member kfisher524
I really enjoyed reading this book of poems. The poems are full of positive yet discouraging words. The book is full of emotions. The poems written in this book are by children from Terezin concentration camp. This is a camp where many Jews died. The children looked for ways to distract themselves
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from the world. This is an amazing book for children to read when talking about the holocaust.
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