Flowers on the Wall Book Summary and Study Guide

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This is a children's picture book inspired by a Roman Vishniac photograph. This book tells the story of Rachel, a young Jewish girl in Warsaw in the late 30s. Forced to stay inside all winter, Rachel paints flowers on the walls of her bedroom. Concurrently, her family is struggling with the realities of Nazi Europe. Rachel and her family are eventually taken to the Warsaw ghetto and sent to Treblinka. This is mentioned only briefly at the end.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1930's-1950's Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Age 7-10 War/Revolt/Disaster on civilians    -   Yes Conflict:    -   Holocaust

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Age:    -   a kid


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Poland

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