Annal: 2000 Golden Kite Nonfiction Award

Results of the Golden Kite Award in the year 2000.

Book:Darkness over Denmark

Darkness over Denmark: The Danish Resistance and the Rescue of the Jews

Ellen Levine

The remarkable story of collective and individual acts of bravery and altruism. Photos, map, bibliography, index.

The Danish resistance and rescue of the Jews receives in-depth treatment for grades 5-7, with vintage black and white photos accompanying the story of the resistance and rescue of the Jews of Denmark. Levine interviewed dozens of Danes from rescuers and survivors to those captured for this inviting probe.

Book:Fireflies in the Dark

Fireflies in the Dark: The Story of Friedl Dicker-Brandeis and the Children of Terezin

Susan Goldman Rubin

Covers the years during which Friedl Dicker, a Jewish woman from Czechoslovakia, taught art to children at the Terezin Concentration Camp. Includes art created by teacher and students, excerpts from diaries, and interviews with camp survivors.

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