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Holocaust Books for Teens


Author
Frankl, Viktor
Call Number
150.1957 FRA
Summary
A deeply moving personal essay about Frankl's imprisonment in Auschwitz and other concentration camps for five years, and his struggle during this time to find reasons to live.
Author
Hopkinson, Deborah
Call Number
940.5318 HOP
Summary
After anti-Semitism erupted in a small village in Germany in 1938, desperate volunteers sprang into action to organize the Kindertransport, a rescue effort to bring Jewish children to England.
Author
Folman, Ari
Call Number
GRAPHIC NOVEL BIO FRANK
Summary
A graphic adaptation of Anne Frank’s diary detailing her time in hiding with her family in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam.
Author
Jacobson, Sid
Call Number
GRAPHIC NOVEL BIO FRANK
Summary
A graphic adaptation of the life of famed Jewish teen, Anne Frank, from the lives of her parents to her untimely death in a concentration camp.
Author
Spiegelman, Art
Call Number
GRAPHIC NOVEL BIO SPIEGELM
Summary
A son struggles to come to terms with the horrific story of his parents and their experiences during the Holocaust and in postwar America.
Author
Bascomb, Neal
Call Number
YA 361.151 BAS
Summary
Recounts how undercover Israeli agents captured a Nazi war criminal in Argentina and brought him to trial for crimes committed during the Holocaust.
Author
Levy, Debbie
Call Number
YA 811.6 LEV
Summary
A collection of poems about a Jewish family trying to escape the horrors of living in Nazi Germany, inspired by her mother’s 1938 autograph book.
Author
Kacer, Kathy
Call Number
YA 940.531 KAC
Summary
The story of two children aboard the St. Louis, a ship carrying almost 1000 passengers fleeing the Nazi regime and the dangers that put their chance of escape in jeopardy.
Author
Thomson, Ruth
Call Number
YA 940.531 THO
Summary
Through inmates’ own voices “Terezín” explores the lives of Jewish people in one of the most infamous of the Nazi transit camps.
Author
Altman, Linda Jacobs
Call Number
YA 940.5318 ALT
Summary
Explores the lives of Jewish youths who went into hiding during the Holocaust, by assuming false identities or living concealed in hiding spots.
Author
Altman, Linda Jacobs
Call Number
YA 940.5318 ALT
Summary
Examines the lives of children and teens living in Germany before and during the Holocaust, including the rise of Nazism, growing persecution of Jews, and the Hitler Youth.
Author
Bornstein, Michael
Call Number
YA 940.5318 BOR
Summary
The incredible true story of Michael Bornstein—who at age 4 was one of the youngest children to be liberated from Auschwitz—and of his family.
Author
Burakowski, Ella
Call Number
YA 940.5318 BUR
Summary
A recounting of how the Gold family navigated through the perils of Poland during the start of World World II.
Author
Byers, Ann
Call Number
YA 940.5318 BYE
Summary
This account describes experiences of teens in the Nazi concentration camps, from the work camps to the death camps.
Author
Byers, Ann
Call Number
YA 940.5318 BYE
Summary
Recounts true stories of the conditions of life for Jewish teens and children in Nazi ghettos during the Holocaust.
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