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Abells, Chana Byers The Children We Remember
Simple language and graphic photographs from the archives of Yad Vashem outline the story of the Holocaust. While the words can be understood by a second grader, the pictures are more appropriate for those in the 6th grade, at least.
Grade: 06-AD D 8 10 J4 A23
Altshuler, David A. Hitler's War Against The Jews
Behrman House 1978
Documents, quotations and photographs complement the text of this adaptation for young readers of Lucy Dawidowicz's THE WAR AGAINST THE JEWS.
Bachrach, Susan D. Tell Them We Remember; The Story Of The Holocaust
Little, Brown & Co. 1994
Photographs and text tell the story of the Holocaust from pre-Hitler days until liberation, the Nuremberg trials and emigration. Also includes a chronology, bibliography, and glossary.
Grade: 05-08 D804.3 .B25
Beller, Ilex Life in The Shtetl; Scenes and Recollection
Holmes and Meier 1986
Reproductions of paintings illustrate Jewish village life before the Nazi onslaught. Recollections and poetry embellish the pictures.
Grade: 05-AD ND955 .p63 .b4513
Bitton-Jackson, Livia I Have Lived A Thousand Years; Growing Up In The Holocaust
Simon & Schuster 1997
Thirteen-year-old Elli describes the cruelty and horror that begins with the ascent of the Arrow Cross and intensifies under the Nazi invasion of Hungary. As she and her family persevere, their hope and love give them the strength to survive.
Grade: 08-12 DS135.H93J33
Chaikin, Miriam A Nightmare In History; The Holocaust 1933-1945
Beginning with its roots in anti-Semitism and concluding with post-war responses, this well-written and illustrated history of the Holocaust describes the individuals and nations involved, and raises and answers some vital questions.
Grade: 06-09 D810 14 C455
Heyes, Eileen The Hitler Youth
Millbrook Press 1993
This look inside Nazi Germany describes the goals and methods of indoctrination used to mold German youth into the killing machines they became.
Grade: 06-09 DD 253.5 H48
Jewish Publication Society We Are Children Just The Same
Jewish Publication Society 1995
These excerpts from "Vedem, The Secret Magazine by the Boys of Terezin," depict the courage, humor, and despair of Terezin's young people as they awaited the end of their ordeal.
Grade: 09-AD D805 .C9 J413
Landau, Elaine The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
New Discovery Books 1992
The Jews confined in the Warsaw Ghetto surprise the Nazis and then the world with their courageous last stand against the brutal enemy.
Grade:07-10 DS135 .P62 W285
McCann, Michelle R. Luba, The Angel of Bergen-Belsen
Tricycle Press October 2003
As told to Michelle R. McCann* by Luba Tryszynska-Frederick, Ann Marshall (illustrator) The amazing true story of Luba Tryszynska, who saved 54 children inside the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp during World War II. $16.95 hardcover (It should be noted that this story of defying the Nazis is not typical of the Bergen-Belsen experience and is considered a problem by some scholars as it can be used to undercut other stories of a more brutal nature. Teachers using this are reminded that Anne and Margot Frank died at Bergen-Belsen.)
Meltzer, Milton Never To Forget; The Jews Of The Holocaust
Harper & Row 1976
Individual Jews' experiences in death camps and ghettos are mingled with the author's narrative describing Hitler's rise, Nazi brutality and murder, and the anti-Semitism that fueled the machinery of death.
Grade: 08-12 D810.J4M389
Meltzer, Milton Rescue; The Story Of How Gentiles Saved Jews In The Holocaust
Harper & Row 1988
Varied accounts of escape come together in this inspiring collection, which details the rescue efforts of individuals, whole villages, and even some nations, attesting to the decency and courage of many "righteous gentiles."
Grade: 07-10 D81O .J4 M3893
Rossel, Seymour The Holocaust; The World And The Jews, 1933-1945
Behrman House 1992
Photographs, writings and other historical sources document the Holocaust, the event that changed the history of the Jews and of the world. The author presents issues, questions, and evidence in an effort to promote understanding of its impact.
Grade: 08-12 D804.3 .A673
Rossel, Seymour The Holocaust; The Fire that Raged
Franklin Watts 1989
Photographs and maps help readers visualize the events of the Holocaust, its historical background, and its aftermath. A bibliography and chronology supplement the text.
Grade: 06-09 D804.3 R67
Stadtler, Bea The Holocaust, A History Of Courage And Resistance, Rev. Ed.
Behrman House 1994
Jewish resistance to Nazi persecution took many forms, from fighting in the Warsaw Ghetto to artists' renderings of the realities of life in Theresienstadt. These and many other examples of courageous resistance are depicted here.
Grade: 05-08 BM 105 S69
Volavkova, Hana, Ed. I Never Saw Another Butterfly; Children's Drawings and Poems
Children unknowingly on their way to Auschwitz revealed their thoughts and feelings in words and pictures as they endured Nazi treatment in their "model" camp.
Grade: 06-09 N352 .713
Zeinert, Karen The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
Millbrook Press 1993
Facing the knowledge that their imminent deportation from the ghetto was to death camps, not work camps, the Jews of the ghetto planned their armed resistance. Their uprising stunned the Nazis and inspired the world with their courage.
Grade: 06-09 DS135 .P62 W285
Ziemian, Joseph The Cigarette Sellers Of Three Crosses Square
Lerner Publications 1975
A group of resourceful Jewish children flee the Warsaw ghetto and survive on the Aryan side with luck, pluck, mutual aid, and the help of kind Poles.
Grade: 06-08 DS135 .P62 W42