Winner of the Honor Book award in the 2003 Society of School Librarians International Awards program Selected as a finalist for the Sheila A. Egoff Children's Literature Prize Selected by the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association as one of the PSLA YA Top Forty Nonfiction Titles 2003
Irene N. Watts is a storyteller, playwright, drama consultant, and director who has worked throughout Canada and Europe. She is the author of Good-bye Marianne; Remember Me, and Finding Sophie, about the Kindertransport. Irene N. Watts lives in Vancouver. Lillian Boraks-Nemetz is a survivor of the Warsaw Ghetto. Her experiences are reflected in her poetry collection, Ghost Children, and in her Slava Trilogy, The Old Brown Suitcase, The Sunflower Diary, and The Lenski File. She lives in Vancouver.
"Tapestry of Hope is an important reference work for teachers of the Holocaust in secondary schools and colleges...this anthology is a complex answer to the often-asked question: Why did so many survivors of the Holocaust wait so long before telling their stories?" -The Globe and Mail ..".a timely addition to Holocaust resources." -Quill & Quire ..".very useful in a classroom situation when teaching about the Holocaust because a teacher has a large number of excerpts from which to choose... Tapestry of Hope has good educational value for both a history and a language arts program. Highly Recommended." -CM Magazine