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Fiction and nonfiction recounting the horrors of the Holocaust and the brave people who resisted the Nazi regime.
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  Cover Art: We are Witnesses : Five Diaries of Teenagers Who Died in the Holocaust We are Witnesses : Five Diaries of Teenagers Who Died in the Holocaust
Written in the midst of "an inferno of suffering," these fragile yet powerful records are a "sign of peace" to all of us. Each diary reveals one voice, one teenager coping with the impossible.
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: The Boy Who Dared Bartoletti, Susan Campbell
The Boy Who Dared
In October, 1942, seventeen-year-old Helmuth Hubener, imprisoned for distributing anti-Nazi leaflets, recalls his past life and how he came to dedicate himself to bring the truth about Hitler and the war to the German people.
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Anne Frank and Me Bennett, Cherie
Anne Frank and Me
After suffering a concussion while on a class trip to a Holocaust exhibit, Nicole finds herself living the life of a Jewish teenager in Paris during the Nazi occupation.
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas : a Fable Boyne, John
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas : a Fable
Bored and lonely after his family moves from Berlin to a place called Out-With in 1942, Bruno, the son of a Nazi officer, befriends a boy in striped pajamas who lives behind a wire fence.
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Is it Night or Day? Chapman, Fern Schumer
Is it Night or Day?
In 1938, Edith Westerfeld, a young German Jew, is sent by her parents to Chicago, Illinois, where she lives with an aunt and uncle and tries to assimilate into American culture, while worrying about her parents and mourning the loss of everything she has ever known.
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Annexed Dogar, Sharon
Annexed
The story of the boy who loved Anne Frank.
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Auslander Dowswell, Paul
The Auslander
German soldiers take Peter from a Warsaw orphanage, and soon he is adopted by Professor Kaltenbach, a prominent Nazi, but Peter forms his own ideas about what he sees and hears and decides to take a risk that is most dangerous in 1942 Berlin.
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Escaping into the Night Friedman, D. Dina
Escaping into the Night
Thirteen-year-old Halina Rudowski narrowly escapes the Polish ghetto and flees to the forest, where she is taken in by an encampment of Jews trying to survive World War II.
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Once Gleitzman, Morris
Once
After living in an Catholic orphanage for nearly four years, a naive Jewish boy runs away and embarks on a journey across Nazi-occupied Poland to find his parents.
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Prisoner B-3087 Gratz, Alan
Prisoner B-3087
Based on the life of Jack Gruener, this book relates his story of survival from the Nazi occupation of Krakow, when he was eleven, through a succession of concentration camps, to the final liberation of Dachau.
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Sky : a True Story of Resistance During World War II : Illustrated with Photographs Documents and Letters from the Author's Collection Ippisch, Hanneke
Sky : a True Story of Resistance During World War II : Illustrated with Photographs Documents and Letters from the Author's Collection
The true story of a young girl's involvement with the Dutch Resistance during World War II and her subsequent arrest and imprisonment by the Germans.
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Resistance. Book 1 Jablonski, Carla
Resistance. Book 1
With his father being held as a prisoner of war by the German army, it's up to Paul to be the man of the house. Paul has more to worry about than just his own family: his best friend, Henry Levy, is Jewish. When Henri's parents vanish, Paul and his sister Marie construct a plan to hide Henri from the Germans. But soon their secret leaks out ... to the Resistance!
Teen Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: I Have Lived a Thousand Years : Growing Up in the Holocaust Jackson, Livia Bitton
I Have Lived a Thousand Years : Growing Up in the Holocaust
The author describes her experiences during World War II when she and her family were sent to the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz.
Teen Nonfiction Book (Biography)
  Cover Art: Schindler's List Keneally, Thomas
Schindler's List
"Here is the stunning novel based on the true story of how German war profiteer and prison camp Direktor Oskar Schindler came to save more Jews from the gas chambers than any other single person during World War II."
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Surviving the Angel of Death : the Story of a Mengele Twin in Auschwitz Kor, Eva Mozes
Surviving the Angel of Death : the Story of a Mengele Twin in Auschwitz
Eva Mozes Kor was 10 years old when she arrived in Auschwitz. While her parents and two older sisters were taken to the gas chambers, she and her twin, Miriam, were herded into the care of the man known as the Angel of Death, Dr. Josef Mengele. Mengele's twins were granted the privileges of keeping their own clothes and hair, but they were also subjected to sadistic medical experiments and forced to fight daily for their own survival...
Teen Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: A Bag of Marbles Kris
A Bag of Marbles
In 1941, ten-year-old Joseph Joffo and his older brother, Maurice, must hide their Jewish heritage and undertake a long and dangerous journey from Nazi-occupied Paris to reach their other brothers in the free zone.
Teen Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Hana's Suitcase : a True Story Levine, Karen
Hana's Suitcase : a True Story
A biography of a Czech girl who died in the Holocaust, told in alternating chapters with an account of how the curator of a Japanese Holocaust center learned about her life after Hana's suitcase was sent to her.
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: How Huge the Night : a Novel Munn, Heather
How Huge the Night : a Novel
In 1940, fifteen-year-old Julien Losier moves with his family from Paris to a small rural town in France to live with his grandfather, where he becomes involved in matters of life and death when they shelter a Jewish boy in their home.
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: In My Hands : Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer Opdyke, Irene Gut
In My Hands : Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer
Recounts the experiences of the author who, as a young Polish girl, hid and saved Jews during the Holocaust.
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Let Sleeping Dogs Lie Pressler, Mirjam
Let Sleeping Dogs Lie
A teenage girl discovers secrets of her family's clothing business while doing a class project.
Teen Fiction Book
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