The Boy In The Striped Pajamas


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Book by John Boyne Story by Zoe and Aicha

Storyboard Text

  • Mother why are we moving ? None of my friends will be there!
  • Its because of your fathers job, now stop complaining!
  • Who are those people in striped pajamas?
  • They're not even people!
  • Hi! I'm Bruno, what's your name? Can we be friends?
  • I'm Shmuel. We can be friends!
  • On the way back to his house, Bruno finds out that he is moving to a concentration camp with his family.
  • You and your mother are moving back to Berlin.
  • What about Shmuel?
  • When Bruno gets to his new house, he sees people in striped pajamas on the other side of the fence. He finds out that these people are captured Jews.
  • Come On! Move!
  • Bruno becomes bored at his new house and goes exploring. He eventually finds a fence with a boy in striped pajamas on the other side.
  • Bruno's father realizes that a concentration camp is no place for a children to grow up. So, he sends Bruno, Bruno's sister and Bruno's mother back to Berlin.
  • Bruno wanted to have one last adventure with Shmuel before he left so he went over the fence! When he got to where Shmuel lived there were lots of soldiers who kept bringing people into one building.
  • When everyone went into the building the Nazi's filled it with toxic gas. Bruno and Shmuel die together as friends. These two boys prove that it doesn't matter where you came from or what you are, but what you choose to be.
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