This teacher's guide details several ideas for using Jennifer Elvgren's picture book The Whispering Town with older students. The Whispering Town is about a Danish family that helps a Jewish mother and son escape the Nazis in 1943 Denmark.
This is the PDF version of a post that appears on http://www.readerpants.net as of June 29, 2016. To view the original post, click on the "Picture Books for Older Readers" tab. The ideas in this post are intended for use with middle school students (grades 6-8) but some of the ideas could be adapted for older or younger students.