Presentation on theme: "Turned Away By: Carol Matas. Summary This book is about a Jewish girl named Devorah Bernstein who lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba. It is in the middle of."— Presentation transcript:
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?
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.
Time Period 1941 This was the time when World War II was going on. Even in Canada there was racism against Jewish people.
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
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, 77 000 Jews from France had been killed.
Information Found From… Turned Away By: Carol Matas (In the back of the book.) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adolf_Hitler