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December 8, 2012

Terezin wins at ALCS awards

vaizey_alcs| By Charlotte Williams

Terezin: A Story of the Holocaust by Ruth Thomson has won this year’s £2,000 ALCS Educational Writers’ Award, with the prize presented on Tuesday evening (4th December) by Ed Vaizey, minister for culture, communications and the creative industries.

Published by Franklin Watts, the illustrated title is for 11-18 year olds, and tells the story of the Terezin/Theresienstadt fortified ghetto in occupied Czechoslovakia during the Second World War, where thousands of Jews were imprisoned.

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