Paperclips

NOTE: This review was originally published by The World Jewish Digest on 2/5/05:

PAPER CLIPS is set in Whitwell, Tennessee, a small Appalachian town outside Chattanooga. Looking for a project to teach her students about tolerance and diversity, the principal at the Whitwell Middle School decides to focus on the Holocaust, something completely foreign to the overwhelmingly white Protestant members of her community. The designated teachers take courses, read books, and begin to tell their students about events that occurred before most of their parents were born, when one student asks the profoundly simple question: “What is ‘six million’?…”

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