Archive for the ‘Anti-Semitism’ Category

Book Review | An Unspeakable Crime: The Prosecution and Persecution of Leo Frank
by Elaine Marie Alphin

Score: 4

© 2010, Carolrhoda Books. While reading this riveting account of the murder of Mary Phagan, a poor, white, 13-year-old factory worker from Atlanta, Georgia, and the trial of her accused murderer, Leo Frank, a 29-year-old, Jewish man from New York,  I often had to stop and remember that this event actually took place on American [...]

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Book Review | Dan and the Mudman
by Jonny Zucker

Score: 3

by Jonny Zucker © 2009, Frances Lincoln Children’s Books Dan Bernstein’s family moves to a small town far outside of London, and he faces a number of lifestyle changes. None, however, challenges him as much as the blatant anti-Semitism of the class bully, Steve, or so he thinks. When his class project on long-distance running, [...]

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