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1 Turned Away By: Carol Matas

2 Summary This book is about a Jewish girl named Devorah Bernstein who lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba. It is in the middle of World War II, her brothers are off to war and, she finds herself in a life of sadness and worry. Will she ever be happy again?

3 Memorable Quote “Is it wrong to be happy?” This was asked by Devorah on page 3 when she comes home from a fun ballet class and remembers her cousin’s sad letter.

4 Time Period 1941 This was the time when World War II was going on. Even in Canada there was racism against Jewish people.

5 4 Historical Facts World War II was going on Hitler was in power in Europe Girls weren’t aloud to wear pants The Nazis and Hitler were killing Jewish people

6 Research Non-French-born Jews in Europe were deported to death, and internment camps. Hitler served in World War I but wounded his leg. By 1944, Jews from France had been killed.

7 Information Found From… Turned Away By: Carol Matas (In the back of the book.)


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