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In Memoriam – Gerda Katz Frumkin

In Memoriam Gerda Katz Frumkin Dec. 4, 1925 – Sept. 22, 2017 We are mourning the loss of Gerda Katz Frumkin, my mother’s childhood friend. After becoming best friends on the ship from Nazi Germany to America, Edith (my mother) and Gerda lost touch with each other […]

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Association of Jewish Libraries reviews STUMBLING

In The Spotlight Chapman, Fern Schumer. Stumbling on History: An Art Project Compels a Small German Town to Face its Past. Lake Bluff, IL: Gussie Rose Press, 2016. (Now available from Kar-Ben Publishers) 56 pp. $17.99. (9780996472517). PBK. Gr. 6-12. Reviewed from ARC. The central story of […]

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Junior Library Guild’s August title: STUMBLING ON HISTORY

    Stumbling On History is now available through the Junior Library Guild!

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New Review of STUMBLING ON HISTORY

Friday, May 26, 2017 Book Review: Stumbling on History by Fern Schumer Chapman This is an interesting book about an art project of Stumbling Stones to help mark the lives Holocaust victims in more than 1,000 cities throughout Germany, France, Denmark, Poland, Italy, and Austria. Each Stumbling […]

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Chicago Tribune features STUMBLING ON HISTORY

http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/ct-holocaust-memorials-kogan-sidewalks-ae-0409-20170406-column.html

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Junior Library Guild selects STUMBLING ON HISTORY as a spring title

http://www.juniorlibraryguild.com/how-jlg-works/thanks-from-happy-authors From the Junior Library Guild: “Congratulations! In keeping with our goal of providing extraordinary reading experiences for children and young adults, Stumbling On History: An Art Project Compels A Small German Town To Face Its Past has been awarded the designation, “A Junior Library Guild Selection” […]

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Rick Kogan interviews FSC on “After Hours” radio show

After Hours with Rick Kogan 3/26/17

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Blog features FSC school visit

Author Fern Schumer Chapman Introduces Students To Her Mother, Who Is A Holocaust Survivor From Germany

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School presentation featured in “Journal Online”

http://www.journal-topics.com/lifestyles/article_4f9f74ac-f3c3-11e6-99d2-df9023419d79.html

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Algonquin Middle School art teacher, Mr. Kantner, recreates book covers

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