Everything you need to understand or teach I Am David by Anne Holm.
This novel for young people is the story of David, who is allowed to escape from a Nazi concentration camp and makes his way across Europe to a new home in Denmark. As the narrative details his struggles to survive and retain his sense of individuality, the narrative also explores issues relating to the nature and value of freedom and the power of faith.
The story begins with twelve year old David's escape from the concentration camp, an escape motivated and assisted by a character referred to only as "the man." He tells David how to watch for the right time to make his move, where to find some supplies in the nearby woods, and that he must eventually make his way to Denmark. David, not sure that the man can be trusted, nevertheless takes him at his word, and as a result gets away from the concentration...
I Am David Lesson Plans contain 129 pages of teaching material, including: