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Linda Jacobs Altman

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Linda Jacobs Altman specializes in writing about history, social issues, and multicultural subjects for young people.

    Linda Jacobs's Books

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    Adolf Hitler and the Rise of the Third Reich

    Adolf Hitler and the Rise of the Third Reich

    Linda Jacobs Altman
    In-depth analysis and narrative prose explain the climate of Germany post World War I, and make it clear to students exactly who Adolf Hitler was and what his political aspirations for Germany were. A clear chronology of the early twentieth century will enlighten readers about the rise of the Third Reich and its leader...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-7175-9
    Binding: Library Ed.
    List Price: $37.27
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    African Mythology Rocks!

    African Mythology Rocks!

    Linda Jacobs Altman
    African myths provide a rich understanding of the cultures that created these fascinating tales. Passed down through the generations, African myths were kept alive by a strong oral tradition. In AFRICAN MYTHOLOGY ROCKS!, author Linda Jacobs Altman weaves together traditional tales from seven different cultural groups, including those of Nigeria, Tanzania, Sierra Leone, the Kalahari, and Ghana...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-3896-7
    Binding: Library Ed.
    List Price: $34.27
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    Escape—Teens on the Run

    Escape—Teens on the Run

    Primary Sources From the Holocaust

    Linda Jacobs Altman
    Stuck in an airtight boxcar on a cattle train, Eva was destined for a Nazi death camp. Eva's father told her and her two siblings to jump off the speeding train . . . maybe they could survive. Her brother and sister were both shot and killed by the Nazis...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-3270-5
    Binding: Library Ed.
    List Price: $34.27
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    Genocide

    Genocide

    The Systematic Killing of a People, Revised and Expanded

    Linda Jacobs Altman
    Genocide can be defined as acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnic, racial, or religious group. Author Linda Jacobs Altman examines genocide throughout the ages, focusing especially on the Holocaust, forced famine in the Ukraine under Stalin, war against the American Indians, Cambodia’s killing fields, and such recent examples as conflicts in Bosnia and Darfur...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-3358-0
    Binding: Library Ed.
    List Price: $34.27
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    Hidden Teens, Hidden Lives

    Hidden Teens, Hidden Lives

    Primary Sources From the Holocaust

    Linda Jacobs Altman
    Hiding behind a double wall in a ghetto in Poland, ten-year-old Aaron Elster heard gunshots and people screaming. In moments, Nazi troops discovered his family and herded them into the street, where Nazis were gunning people down...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-3271-2
    Binding: Library Ed.
    List Price: $34.27
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    Hitler, Goebbels, Himmler

    Hitler, Goebbels, Himmler

    The Nazi Holocaust Masterminds

    Linda Jacobs Altman
    How could the Holocaust have happened in a civilized country? Who is to blame? The roots of the hatred that led to the Holocaust began long before World War II. In HITLER, GOEBBELS, HIMMLER: THE NAZI HOLOCAUST MASTERMINDS, author Linda Jacobs Altman thoroughly examines the causes and events that led up to the Holocaust, Adolf Hitler's rise to power, and the role he played in World War II in perpetuating the Holocaust...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-6197-2
    Binding: Hardcover Trade
    List Price: $29.94
    Discount Price: $22.46

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    Hidden Teens, Hidden Lives Primary Sources From the Holocaust

    NOTABLE SOCIAL STUDIES TRADE BOOKS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE 2011

    Hidden Teens, Hidden Lives
    Primary Sources From the Holocaust