Resources for Inge

Resources Related to Inge’s Story

To continue your study of this topic and to help with your research, use the following additional sources. Books preceded by an asterisk are especially recommended for middle and high school students.


Nuremberg Laws

  • Mischling, Second Degree: My Childhood in Nazi Germany.
    by Koehn, Ilse. New York, 1977.
    Memoir of woman who, as a six year old girl, was defined as a Jew by the Nuremberg laws.
  • *The Nuremberg Laws (Words that Changed History Series)
    by Newman, Amy. San Diego, 1999.
    Overview of the Nuremberg Laws and how they relate to the Holocaust.


  • 48 Hours of Kristallnacht
    by Bard, Mitchell G. Guilford, CT, 2010.
    Retells survivors’ stories of Kristallnacht.
  • The Crystal Nights
    by Murray, Michelle. New York, 1975.
    Historical fiction about an American Jewish girl whose German relatives move into her home after Kristallnacht.


  • The Girls of Room 28: Friendship, hope, and survival in Theresienstadt
    by Brenner, Hannelore. New York, 2009.
    Narratives of female survivors of Theresienstadt.
  • Still Alive: A Holocaust Girlhood Remembered
    by Kluger, Ruth. New York, 2001.
    Memoir of growing up under the Nazis and during the Holocaust.
  • As if it Were Life: WWII Diary from Theresienstadt Ghetto
    by Manes, Philipp. New York, 2009.
    The diary of a 66 year old Berlin merchant in Terezin.
  • I Never Saw Another Butterfly: Children’s Drawings & Poems from Terezin Concentration Camp, 1942-1944
    by Volavkova, Hana, ed.
  • Children’s art in Terezin
    New York, 1994.
  • *A Teenage Artist During the Holocaust: Life in the Terezin Ghetto. A workbook of the Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, 2006
    Workbook highlighting the life and art of Helga Weissova.

Jewish Refugees in the United States

  • The Politics of Rescue: The Roosevelt Administration and the Holocaust, 1938-1945
    by Feingold, Henry. New York: Shocken, 1980.
    A study of America’s government policy towards Jewish refugees during the Holocaust.
  • Don’t Wave Goodbye: The Children’s Flight from Nazi Persecution to American Freedom
    by Jason, Philip K. and Posner, Iris (ed.). Westport: Praeger, 2004.
    Collection of primary sources documenting the thousand Jewish children brought to the United States from Europe on the eve of World War II.


  • Children with a Star: Jewish Youth in Nazi Europe
    by Dwork, Deborah. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1991.
    Pioneering study of the lives of Jewish children during the Holocaust.



  • Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport
    117 minutes, 2000
    The amazing stories of children rescued from German-held lands to foster homes and hostels.
  • Transport from Paradise
    94 minutes, 1963
    Captures the surreal atmosphere of Theresienstadt during a 24 hour period marked by preparation for an inspection tour by the Red Cross, the making of a Nazi propaganda film, and the deportation that followed. Czech and German dialogue, with English subtitles.
  • Theresienstadt, Gateway to Auschwitz: Recollections from Childhood
    58 minutes, 1987
    Accounts from survivors of the infamous Czech ghetto used as a transit camp for Jewish deportees en route to Auschwitz and other death camps.

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