“The two of us looked out at the blue sky, the bare chestnut tree glistening with dew, the seagulls and other birds glinting with silver as they swooped through the air…”
February 23, 1944, Anne Frank
Literary Connections and Educational Resources
A Tree in the Courtyard – Literary Connections
A guide for A Tree in the Courtyard by Jeff Gottesfeld and illustrated by Peter McCarty. Click here to view (Password: AnneFrankTree). Copies of A Tree in the Courtyard are available for purchase at the Doris and Eric Billes Museum Shop at the Holocaust Memorial Center.
Anne Frank Youth Network – Toolkit
Excellent source for extension activities and lessons in a tool-kit format which enhances classroom instruction, as well as personal knowledge of Anne Frank’s personal story, within historical context. Click here to view.
Anne Frank: Creating Context in Reading the Diary of a Young Girl
Educational training presented by the Holocaust Memorial Center. Contact Timothy.Constant@holocaustcenter.org to schedule this workshop.
The Kappy Family Anne Frank and Elie Wiesel Night Art & Writing Competitions
These annual Art & Writing Competitions for middle and high school aged students are presented by the Holocaust Memorial Center. They strive to educate young learners about the Holocaust, engage them through Anne Frank and Elie Wiesel’s profound stories, and empower them to move from thought to action using creative expression. Click here to learn more.