Literature: "Four Perfect Pebbles" by Marion Blumenthal Lazan
These websites are about the book, “Four Perfect Pebbles” and co-author Marion Blumenthal Lazan. Go to the official website to learn more about the book and author. There are lesson plans and a link to an audio presentation by Marion Blumenthal Lazan. Includes links to eThemes resources on the Holocaust and a related book,“The Diary of Anne Frank”.
Four Perfect Pebbles Home Page
This site has information about the book, the author, and the Holocaust. Learn about co-authors Lila Perl and Marion Blumenthal Lazan and her story/inspiration for the book. This site includes photos of Marion and responses from readers of the book.
Audio: Four Perfect Pebbles, A Holocaust Story
This site has an archive of online audio broadcast of Marion Blumenthal Lazan. Marion speaks about her experiences with the Holocaust and a message for tolerance and peace.
Slides: Four Perfect Pebbles, A Holocaust Story
This site has the coordinating slides for the audio component of this presentation by Marion Blumenthal Lazan.
This site has a short, ten question quiz covering some of the basics of the book.
This interactive site has photographs showing some of the scenes from the Holocaust. Students can see some of the more tame conditions and images from this era.
A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust
This site has a large number of resources about the Holocaust including: photo galleries, a glossary, maps, movies, museums, music, plays, and quizzes. Learn about the Holocaust and the impacts it had and continues to have today.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum - Education
This site has a wide variety of educational information about the Holocaust including suggested topics for teaching and learning.
This site has a timeline of from 1933 to 1945 highlighting the important dates of the era with specific attention paid to the Holocaust.
eThemes Resource: Literature: "The Diary of Anne Frank"
These sites focus on Anne Frank and her famous diary. Learn more about her life story, her family, friends, and the secret annex where she hid during World War II. There are also many historic photos, online quizzes, lesson plans, and suggested activities. Includes a link to an eThemes Resource on the Holocaust.
eThemes Resource: Holocaust
These sites are about the Holocaust and the devastating impact that it had on Jewish people and others. Also includes information about Adolf Hitler, concentration camps, crematoriums, and resistance fighters. There are videos of survivors talking about their experiences, plus many photos. Includes links to eThemes Resources on World War II and "The Diary of Anne Frank."