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7 edition of Books for Children of the World, The Story of Jella Lepman found in the catalog.

Books for Children of the World, The Story of Jella Lepman

by Sydelle Pearl

  • 60 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Pelican Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 4-8 - Biography / Autobiography,
  • Children: Grades 1-2,
  • Historical - General,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Biography,
  • Books and reading,
  • Children,
  • Children"s librarians,
  • Children"s literature,
  • Exhibitions,
  • Germany,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Books & Libraries

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDanlyn Iantorno (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8844312M
    ISBN 101589804384
    ISBN 109781589804388
    OCLC/WorldCa72161780

      Lepman saw that literature and access to high quality books was vital for children who had lived through the horrors of the Second World War - to nourish them creatively, to build understanding. To the late Jella Lepman, whose work has enriched the lives of children around the world for generations The Lady with the Books: A Story Inspired by the Remarkable Work of Jella Lepman Personal Info.

    pages ; 23 cm German journalist, author and translator Jella Lepman promotes children's literature in post-war Germany. In describing the goals of her mission, she wrote, "We are searching for ways to acquaint the children of Germany with children's books from all nations German children are practically without any books at all, once their literature from the Nazi .   International Children’s Book Day, the world’s premier celebration of children’s literature, will soon be held. Here's all you need to know about what .

    In , a meeting called the International Understanding through Children’s Books was organized by Jella Lepman in Munich, Germany. It was organized to promote understanding through children’s books and many of the world’s top authors, teachers and publishers attended the event.   Two new children’s books approach the Holocaust from vastly different directions, but both set out to inspire young readers. “The Secret of Priest’s Grotto” chronicles an underground survival story, while “Books for Children of the World: The Story of Jella Lepman” tells how a Jewish refugee returns to Germany bearing literary gifts for its war-ravaged children.


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Books continue to be donated by various countries, forever honoring the spirit of Jella Lepman and her belief that books truly can make the world a better place. Sydelle Pearl is a professional storyteller and children's librarian who lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania/5(3).

With the shortage of books for children in post-World War II Germany, Jella Lepman personally translated The Story of Ferdinand into German. She then printed and distribu copies to give to children on Christmas day.4/5. Get this from a library. Books for children of the world: the story of Jella Lepman.

[Sydelle Pearl; Danlyn Iantorno] -- Presents the life of the founder of the International Youth Library in Munich, describing how she was sent by the United States Army to Germany in to assist German children and decided to build.

“Let us set this upside-down world right again by starting with the children. They will show the grown-ups the way to go.” —Jella Lepman, The Lady with the Books is a story based on a true visionary, Jella The Story of Jella Lepman book.

After World War II in Germany, Jella believed in her heart that what children needed most were books to help them relate and stay connected with one /5. InJella Lepman was asked by the United States Army to serve as a cultural and educational advisor for her native country.

While being driven around war-ravaged Germany in a U.S. Army jeep, Jella noticed how hungry the German children were for books since their schools and libraries had been destroyed. Jella wrote letters to publishers all over the world. Books continue to be donated by various countries, forever honoring the spirit of Jella Lepman and her belief that books truly can make the world a better place.

About the Author Sydelle Pearl’s book, Elijah’s Tears: Stories for the Jewish Holidays, received a Storytelling World Honor Award in and was listed on the Bank Street College 4/5(1). The Lady with the Books: A Story Inspired by the Remarkable Work of Jella Lepman book.

Inspired by true events, a fictionalized retelling of how one woman brought a world of books to children in Germany after World War II, and changed their lives forever. Anneliese and Peter will never be the same after the war that took their father's life/5(3).

This book is based on the work of Jella Lepman, who believed that good books could build “bridges of understanding” between people. The Lady with the Books: A Story Inspired by the Remarkable Work of Jella Lepman.

Illustrated by Marie Lafrance Published by Kids Can Press. A story for book-loving children and adults who believe in. IBBY history. In Jella Lepman organized a meeting in Munich, Germany, called International Understanding through Children’s authors, publishers, teachers and philosophers of the time attended the meeting and as a result a committee was appointed to create the International Board on Books for Young People – IBBY.

Eventually, she will have a greater impact on the children's lives than they could ever have imagined. This moving picture book, written by beloved and award-winning author Kathy Stinson, is based on the real-life work of Jella Lepman, founder of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) and the International Youth : Kathy Stinson.

In Jella Lepman founded the International Board of Books for Young People, dedicated to promoting international understanding through children's books. This is a story of tireless courage and conviction in the face of desolation and cynicism.

Sydelle Pearl's Books for Children of the World: The Story of Jella Lepman is a beautifully written homage to a very courageous woman and the library she founded. Lepman believed that just as her letters were doves of peace, books were messengers of peace and the idea of peace is a clear message in her work.

Lepman, Jella. A Bridge of Children’s Books: The Inspiring Autobiography of a Remarkable Woman. Dublin: O‟Brien. Pearl, Sydelle. Books for Children of the World: The Story of Jella Lepman.

Gretna, LA: Pelican Publishing. With the shortage of books for children in post-World War II Germany, Jella Lepman personally translated The Story of Ferdinand into German. She then printed and distribu copies to give to children on Christmas day.

She then enlisted the U.S. Army's help in furnishing a jeep and Author: Sydelle Pearl. All about Reviews: Books for Children of the World: The Story of Jella Lepman by Sydelle Pearl.

LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers4/5(3). Eventually, she will have a greater impact on the children's lives than they could ever have imagined.

This moving picture book, written by beloved and award-winning author Kathy Stinson, is based on the real-life work of Jella Lepman, founder of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) and the International Youth Library. Our Story. IBBY is an international children’s books organisation, with its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland.

Established by the visionary Jella Lepman following the devastation of the Second World War, IBBY is devoted to encouraging excellence in children’s books, to supporting literacy and reading projects across the world, and to developing international understanding through children.

The Book Club will present a selection of books for children from 5 to 12 years focussing on each of the 17 SDGs. Each month a new SDG will be in focus and a list of relevant books for children will be announced.

The book selections will be in the six official languages of the UN: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish. Buy A Bridge of Children's Books: The Inspiring Autobiography of a Remarkable Woman New Ed by Lepman, Jella (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Jella Lepman begins her story immediately after the end of World War II, when she was asked to return to her native Germany, from where she had fled to England, to become an ‘advisor on the cultural and educational needs of women and children in the American zone’.

Jella Lepman: Children's Books for the World. Posted by April Halprin Wayland. Howdy Campers! Happy Poetry Friday! Today's poem and the link to PF is below.

But Jella Lepman also believed they needed books: great children’s books to help them make sense of their experiences, connect them to the rest of the world, and show them they were not alone. International Children’s Book Day (ICBD) was first organized by Jella Lepman, founder of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) in Every year, a different international section of IBBY hosts this day on or around Hans Christian Andersen’s Birthday (April 2) to encourage parents, teachers, and children around the.