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The Tree in the Courtyard Read ↠ 104 ✓ ➹ [Download] ➵ The Tree in the Courtyard By Jeff Gottesfeld ➼ – Gwairsoft.co.uk Told from the perspective of the tree outside Anne Frank's window—this book introduces her story to a young audience   The tree in the courtyard was a horse chestnut Her leaves were green starsThe Tree PDFEPUB or her shade She spread roots and reached skyward in peace The tree watched a little girl who played and laughed and wrote in a diary When strangers invaded the city and warplanes roared overhead the tree watched the girl peek out of the curtained window of T. I am probably going to be in the minority on this book but it was not effective for me I am not generally a fan of anthropomorphism and in this case I felt that it served to distance the reader from the realities of the situation I understand that this is intended for young children and that the entirety of what was happening is too much but this softened it so much that I think kids will be either bewildered or put the situation down to the mysterious abstract of war It was far than war of course but instead a systematic annihilation based on racial hatred and xenophobia the very thing playing out in politics today and I can't help but feel that this approach in the book downplays what was going onI did like the information about the seedlings being planted in places in America That was something I didn't know

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Ree in the PDF #8608 the annex It watched as she and her family were taken away and when her father returned after the war alone The tree died the summer Anne Frank would have turned eighty one but its seeds and saplings have been planted around the world as a symbol of peace. The story of a horse chestnut tree that was in the courtyard where Anne Frank and her family hid during World War II

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The Tree in the CourtyardTold from the perspective in the MOBI #239 of the tree outside Anne Frank's window this book introduces her story to a young audience   The tree in the courtyard was a horse chestnut Her leaves were green stars her flowers foaming cones of white and pink Seagulls flocked to. I know I'm in the minority here but I don't see the point of this book Kids should read Anne's diary when they are ready to do so Almost a decade ago I wrote a blog post uestioning the need to introduce the Holocaust to very young children and I still feel that way Then trying to soften the message via a fable like tree perspective really really doesn't work for me Fable like Holocaust stories are tricky things there's The Boy in the Striped Pajamas which does not work for me at all and Anna and the Swallow Man and The Book Thief both of which do