Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow

Scholastic Nonfiction, 2005 - 176 Seiten
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In her first full-length nonfiction title since winning the Robert F. Sibert Award, Susan Campbell Bartoletti explores the riveting and often chilling story of Germany's powerful Hitler Youth groups.

"I begin with the young. We older ones are used up . . . But my magnificent youngsters! Look at these men and boys! What material! With them, I can create a new world." --Adolf Hitler, Nuremberg 1933

By the time Hitler became Chancellor of Germany in 1933, 3.5 million children belonged to the Hitler Youth. It would become the largest youth group in history. Susan Campbell Bartoletti explores how Hitler gained the loyalty, trust, and passion of so many of Germany's young people. Her research includes telling interviews with surviving Hitler Youth members.

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Review: Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow

Nutzerbericht  - Rhea - Goodreads

A chilling insight into the dark and maniacal machine that was Adolf Hitler's perspective of the ideal factory of German youth. Bittersweet, it was, to read of how innocent children transformed by ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

Review: Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow

Nutzerbericht  - Carol Storm - Goodreads

Informative and engrossing, with chilling details on Hitler Youth cruelties and inspiring stories of resistance. Some great black and white photographs also. Vollständige Rezension lesen

Über den Autor (2005)

Susan Campbell Bartoletti is the award-winning and critically acclaimed author of many books, both fiction and nonfiction, for children. Her fiction includes the novels THE BOY WHO DARED, Dear America: A COAL MINER'S BRIDE, and NO MAN'S LAND, as well as a number of picture books. She won the Newbery Honor for her nonfiction book HITLER'S YOUTH. A former eighth-grade teacher for eighteen years, Bartoletti now writes full-time and lives in Pennsylvania with her family.

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