Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow
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... show more
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 1933By 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.
Publish date: April 1st 2005
Publisher: Scholastic Nonfiction
Pages no: 176
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
, Middle Grade
, World War II
I read this for a YA class several years ago and was amazed at the information and the telling of it. I read the book version, full of pictures that help recite the tale, and thought that for my re-read I'd try the audiobook. And while I couldn't seem to get the enhanced CD functions to work, I foun...
I was not an easy adolescent to rear. Or maybe I was just typical. My teenage years definitely featured more than a few slammed doors and threats to never talk to my parents again, along with the occasional 'I wish xxx's parents were my parents.' Now just imagine if these types of disagreements ende...
Award-winning nonfiction that personalizes the children who belonged to the Hitler Youth—the largest youth group in history. Stunningly good account but definitely not for kiddlewinks.Edition: Unabridgedwriten by Susan Campbell Bartoletti Read by Kathrin KanaBlurb - By the time Hitler became Chancel...