HOLOCAUST

Non-Fiction

 

Bascomb, Neal
The Nazi Hunters: How a Team of Spies and Survivors Captured the World's Most Notorious Nazi
JUV 364.151.B2907.n YA
Recounts how, sixteen years after the end of World War II, a team of undercover Israeli agents captured the Nazi war criminal, Adolf Eichmann, in a remote area of Argentina and brought him to trial in Israel for crimes committed during the Holocaust.  2013.
 

Kubert, Joe
Yossel: April 19, 1943: A Story of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising 
JUV 741.5973.K9513y YA
The sketches of Yossel, a fifteen-year-old Jewish boy confined to the Warsaw Ghetto in Poland

During World War II, capture the suffering of his family, the hardships and cruelties of the ghetto,

the increasingly harsh treatment of the Nazis, and the events of the 1943 uprising. 2003.

 

Fuchs, Elinor
Plays of the Holocaust: An International Anthology
JUV 808.82.P6997p YA
Six plays, each from a different country, written over a period of forty years, dramatize the

individual and collective suffering of the holocaust. 1987.

 

Rochman, Hazel
Bearing Witness: Stories of the Holocaust 
JUV 808.8.B3804b YA
Offers a multifaceted view of the Holocaust, from a child's bewilderment at having to wear a

star and later go into hiding, to the agony of the camps themselves. 1995.

 

Schiff, Hilda
Holocaust Poetry 
JUV 808.81.H741h YA
The single collection of its kind in English gathers poems by eighty-five authors, including Primo Levi,

Elie Wiesel, Anne Sexton, Stephen Spender, Yevgeny Yevtushenko, and lesser-known writers, and

explore feelings and subjects surrounding the Holocaust. 1995.

 

Redsand, Anna S.

Viktor Frankl

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This gripping account details the life of Viktor Frankl, a Holocaust survivor and the author of Man's Search

for Meaning. He developed a new form of psychotherapy that encouraged patients to live for the future,

not in the past. He used his theories to find meaning in life during the Holocaust and to help others as well.

2006.

 

Meltzer, Milton
Rescue: The Story of How Gentiles Saved Jews in the Holocaust 
JUV 940.53.M496r YA
A recounting drawn from historic source material of the many individual acts of heroism performed by

ighteous gentiles who sought to thwart the extermination of the Jews during the Holocaust. 1988.

 

Sender, Ruth Minsky

The Cage

JUV 940.53.S474c

A teenaged survivor of Auschwitz offers an account of the hardships and tragedy of World War II

and the Holocaust, the horrors of the concentration camp, and her fortitude and determination to

survive in the face of despair and evil.  1986.

 

Spiegelman, Art
Maus: A Survivor's Tale. 
JUV 940.53.S755m YA
The author-illustrator traces his father's imprisonment in a Nazi concentration camp through a series

of disarming and unusual cartoons arranged to tell the story as a novel. 1986.

 

Speigelman, Art
Maus II: A Survivor's Tale: And Here My Troubles Begin
JUV 940.53.S755.m YA 1991

The author-illustrator traces his father's imprisonment in a Nazi concentration camp through a series

of disarming and unusual cartoons arranged to tell the story as a novel.  1991.

 

Dawidowicz, Lucy S.
The War Against the Jews, 1933-1945 
JUV 940.5315.D322w YA
An historical account of how the Holocaust came about, how the Jewish people responded, and a country

by country count of Jews killed during this period. 1986.

 

DeSaix, Deborah Durland

Hidden on the Mountain

JUV 940.5318.D4514h

Forced to flee the Nazi Army, Jewish families found a safe haven in a small town in Le Chambon,

France where a community of Protestants, having once been persecuted for their religion, sympathized

with their struggle and did all they could to hide them from the invaders that sought to do them harm. 2007.

 

Jacobsen, Ruth
Rescued Images: Memories of a Childhood in Hiding 
JUV 940.5318.J1562r
Forty years after surviving a childhood destroyed by the Holocaust, the author found an album of family photographs

and began piecing together her past through a series of collages and long suppressed memories. 2001.

 

Nieuwsma, Milton J.
Kinderlager: An Oral History of Young Holocaust Survivors 
JUV 940.5318.K575k YA
Draws on interviews with three women who recount their experiences as child survivors of Auschwitz-Birkenau,

the Nazi death camp. 1998.

 

Leapman, Michael
Witnesses to War: Eight True-life Stories of Nazi Persecution 
JUV 940.5318.L476w YA
Tells the stories of eight children who felt the influence of Nazi persecution, including Beata Siegel, Anne Frank,

Alexander Michelowski, and Joseph Steiner. 1998.

 

Nir, Yehuda
The Lost Childhood: A World War ll Memoir 
JUV 940.5318.N629l YA
Describes six years in the life of a daring and resourceful Polish Jewish boy and his family, who survived the

Holocaust by using false papers and posing as Catholics. 2002.

 

Novac, Ana
The Beautiful Days of My Youth 
JUV 940.5318.N856b YA
Believed to be the only record to have survived the Auschwitz death camp, the journal of fourteen-year-old

Ana Novac is a testimony to the nightmare conditions that were endured there and the methods by which

its victims survived. 1997.

 

Rabinovici, Schoshchana
Thanks to My Mother 
JUV 940.5318.R113t YA

After struggling to survive in Nazi-occupied Lithuania, a young Jewish girl and her mother endure much

suffering in Kaiserwald, Stutthof, and Tauentzien concentration camps and on an eleven-day death march

before being liberated by the Russian army. 1998.

 

Roubickova, Eva Mandlova
We're Alive and Life Goes On 
JUV 940.5318.R752w YA
Presents the diary entries of a young woman living in the Jewish ghetto of Theresienstadt, a model

concentration camp designed by the Nazis to show to the Red Cross and other humanitarian

organizations. 1998.

 

Del Calzo, Nick
The Triumphant Spirit 
JUV 940.5318.T739t YA
Looks at ninety-three Holocaust survivors and their experiences, and what they did after the war. 1997.

 

Velmans-Van Hessen, Edith
Edith's Story 
JUV 940.5318.V5468e YA
The true story of a young Jewish girl living in hiding in Holland during World War II. 1999.

 

Wiesel, Elie
Night 
JUV 940.5318.W6373n YA
Author's personal account about life in a Nazi death camp. 1996.

 

Wilkomirski, Binjamin
Fragments: Memories of a Wartime Childhood 
JUV 940.5318.W659f YA
A memoir of the Holocaust recounts the experiences of a small boy whose father is killed in front of him,

is separated from his family, and is sent to the Majdanek death camp, surrounded by bewildering

terrors of life. 1996.

 

Wood, Angela Gluck

Holocaust:The Events and Their Impact on Real People

JUV 940.5318.W8501h

Examines the complex political and social backdrop that allowed the Holocaust to occur, as well as its progression
and aftermath, with testimony from survivors in a section of the book and on the accompanying DVD. 2007.

 

Frank, Anne
The Diary of a Young Girl 
JUV 940.53492.F851a YA
A young Jewish girl's diary of her daily life in hiding, during the occupation of Amsterdam. 1967.

 

Frank, Anne
The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition  
JUV 940.53492.F851d
An uncut edition of Anne Frank's diary includes the entries that were originally omitted by her father

--approximately one-third of the diary--and provides insight into Anne's budding sexuality and her stormy

relationship with her mother. 1995.

 

Rauch, Georg
Unlikely Warrior: A Jewish Solder in Hitler's Army
JUV 940.54.R1903u YA
"A YA memoir of an 18-year old part-Jewish youth who, despite his heritage, is drafted into Hitler's army and sent to serve on the Russian front"-- Provided by publisher.  2015.

 

Bartoletti, Susan Campbell
Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow 
JUV 943.086.B2854h YA
Explores the various factors which led many of Germany's young people to pledge their loyalty and

support to the dictator and join the Hitler Youth during his rise to power. 2005.

 

Bernstein, Sara Tuvel
The Seamstress: A Memoir of Survival 
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A woman born in Romania who suffered in a Nazi concentration camp shares her painful yet liberating

memories of how she, her sister, and two close friends supported one another and survived

Ravensbruck. 1997.


 

Fiction

 

Cormier, Robert
Tunes for Bears to Dance To 
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Eleven-year-old Henry escapes his family's problems by watching the woodcarving of Mr. Levine, an elderly

Holocaust survivor, byt when Henry is manipulated into betraying his friend he comes to know true evil. 1992.

 

Isaacs, Anne
Torn Thread 
JUV I74.tt YA
In an attempt to save his daughter's life, Eva's father sends her from Poland to a labor camp in Czechoslovakia

where she and her sister survive the war. 2000.

 

Kositsky, Lynne
The Thought of High Windows 
JUV K8473.t YA
A Jewish refugee who is attracted to going through windows arrives in the south of France at the beginning

of World War II, where she faces hardships, dangers, and losses as she struggles to survive and joins the

Resistance. 2004.

 

Matas, Carol
Daniel's Story 
JUV M42.d YA
Daniel, whose family suffers as the Nazis rise to power in Germany, describes his imprisonment in a

concentration camp and his eventual liberation. 1993.

 

Matas, Carol
Greater Than Angels 
JUV M42.g YA
Anna, a teenaged German refugee, relates how she and other Jewish children were cared for by the

citizens of Le Chambon-Sur-Lignon, France, during the German occupation. 1998.

 

Napoli, Donna Jo

Stones in Water

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After being taken by German soldiers from a local movie theater along with other Italian boys including

his Jewish friend, Roberto is forced to work in Germany, escapes into the Ukrainian winter, before desperately

trying to make his way back home to Venice. 1997.

 

Orgel, Doris

The Devil in Vienna

JUV O667.d 2004

When the Nazis infiltrate Austria, Inge Dorenwald and Lieselotte Vessely find their friendship tested to the

utmost because Inge is Jewish and Lieselotte's father is an SS officer. 1978.

 

Orlev, Uri
The Lady With the Hat 
JUV O71.la YA
In 1947, seventeen-year-old Yulek, the only member of his immediate family to survive the German concentration

camps, joins a group of young Jews preparing to live on a kibbutz in Israel, unaware that his aunt living in

London is looking for him. 1995.

 

Orlev, Uri
The Man From the Other Side 
JUV O71.m YA
Living on the outskirts of the Warsaw Ghetto during World War II, fourteen-year-old Marek and his grandparents

shelter a Jewish man in the days before the Jewish uprising. 1989.

 

Pausewang, Gudrun
The Final Journey 
JUV P2825.fi YA
Eleven-year-old Alice, a young Jewish girl, is routed out of her grandparents basement, where she has been

hiding from the Nazis, and begins a journey with her grandfather on a crowded cattle-truck to an unknown

destination. 1992.

 

Pressler, Mirjam
Malka 
JUV P9157.m YA
In the winter of 1943, a Polish physician and her older daughter make a dangerous and arduous trek to Hungary

while seven-year-old Malka, who they were forced to leave behind when she became ill, fends for herself in

a ghetto. 2003.

 

Spinelli, Jerry
Milkweed 
JUV S757.mi YA
The hardship and cruelty of life in the ghettos of Warsaw during the Nazi occupation of World War II is captured

through the eyes of a young Jewish orphan who must use all his wits and courage to survive unimaginable

events and circumstances. 2003.

 

Toksvig, Sandi

Hitler's Canary

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Although he comes from a family of theater people who don't get involved in politics, ten-year-old Bamse and

his Jewish friend Anton join Bamse's brother and participate in the Danish Resistance during World War II. 2005.

 

Voigt, Cynthia
David and Jonathan 
JUV V8715.da YA
To preserve his relationship with his best friend, Jonathan, Hank becomes enmeshed in Jonathan's struggle

to save his cousin, David, a Holocaust survivor, from his horrific memories of the war and his self-destructive

behavior. 1992.

 

Vos, Ida
Anna is Still Here 
JUV V931.a YA
Thirteen-year-old Anna, who was a "hidden child" in Nazi-occupied Holland during World War II, gradually learns

to deal with the realities of being a survivor. 1993.

 

Yolen, Jane
The Devil's Arithmetic 
JUV Y7.de YA
Hannah resents stories of her Jewish heritage and of the past until, when opening the door during a Passover Seder,

she finds herself in Poland during World War II where she experiences the horrors of a concentration camp. 1988.