Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education (CHHRE)

Grade 6-8 Learning Goals Suggested Readings

We recommend these books for either class sets or literature circles. Clicking on the picture of the book will link you to a web page where you can read about the book and what reviewers say. To order books for your class, please go to our Online Lending Library and follow the directions.

The 6-8 framework concerns issues and topics related to:

  • open, public solidarity with oppressed people
  • breaking a refugee’s isolation
    • providing haven for refugees
    • welcoming refugees and survivors into a community
  • embracing the memory of a refugee/survivor’s sorrow/pain/loss as part of the whole community’s history
  • upstanding
  • rescue
  • self-reliance

 Last Modified 11/30/16