Yellow Star Video – 20 minutes // Grades 5-Adult
Readings from the book!
How Yellow Star came about
Conversations between Sylvia and Jennifer
Why Jennifer didn’t want to write the book
What “Never Forget” means
The Writing Process
Symbolism in Yellow Star
The moment of freedom
The touching moment when read the book
Aunt Sylvia history
**A portion of the video proceeds will go to Holocaust Education**
Mindblind – 17 Minute Video // Grades 6-10
Many readings from the book!
Background – how the book came about
Description of the Autism Spectrum and ASD
Discussion of Mindblind
People who are/may be on the spectrum – from present, from history… even cartoons!
The word “Asperger” and its controversy
What it is like to be on the Spectrum
What the term “Mindblind” describes
Autism awareness and acceptance
The Writing Process 10 Minute Video // Grades 4-10
Description of each step with examples –
Getting past the dreaded blank page/screen
Different types of writing
What it’s like to be a successful author and twin author
Mini Lesson Video – 5 minutes // Grades 4-9
Examples from Yellow Star, Mindblind and Jars of Hope
Video and Downloads!
Brand New Video (August 2017) of Sylvia Perlmutter Rozines filmed at her home! Now 82 years old, Sylvia shares more stories of her incredible life and reads from “Yellow Star”.
“Yellow Star” bookmark cutouts
Childhood photos of Syvia with her doll!
2017 photo of Dora (Syvia’s sister) with Jennifer Roy
Sylvia’s family tree from her grandparents to grandchildren, (includes aunts, uncles and cousins’ who survived and those who perished in the camps
Photos of Sylvia, Dora and their families as of 2017
Maps of Lodz and the Lodz ghetto labeled where Syvia was hidden
… and more!
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