The HarmonicaThe Harmonica
Tony Johnston
This powerful story, inspired by the life of a Holocaust survivor, is a testament to the human spirit and the transcendent power of music. When the Nazis invaded Poland, a family is split apart. The parents are sent to one concentration camp, their son to another. Only his father's gift, a harmonica, keeps the boy's hopes alive and, miraculously, e ...
Number of pages: 32 | Publication Date: 2008-07-01 | ISBN-13: 9781570914898

The Whispering Town (Holocaust)The Whispering Town (Holocaust)
Jennifer Elvgren
The dramatic story of neighbors in a small Danish fishing village who, during the Holocaust, shelter a Jewish family waiting to be ferried to safety in Sweden. It is 1943 in Nazi-occupied Denmark. Anett and her parents are hiding a Jewish woman and her son, Carl, in their cellar until a fishing boat can take them across the sound to neutral Sweden. ...
Number of pages: 32 | Publication Date: 2014-02-01 | ISBN-13: 9781467711951

Hedy's JourneyHedy's Journey
Michelle Bisson
It is 1941. Hedy and her family are Jewish, and the Nazi party is rising. Hedy's family is no longer safe in their home in Hungary. They decide to flee to America, but because of their circumstances, sixteen-year-old Hedy must make her way through Europe alone. Will luck be with her? Will she be brave? Join Hedy on her journey-where she encounters ...
Number of pages: 40 | Publication Date: 2017-08-01 | ISBN-13: 9781515782223

Jars of HopeJars of Hope
Jennifer Roy
Amid the horrors of World War II, Irena Sendler was an unlikely and unsung hero. While many people lived in fear of the Nazis, Irena defied them, even though it could have meant her life. She kept records of the children she helped smuggle away from the Nazis’ grasp, and when she feared her work might be discovered, she buried her lists in jars, ...
Number of pages: 32 | Publication Date: 2016-07-01 | ISBN-13: 9781491465530

HiddenHidden
by Loic Dauvillier, Greg Salsedo
In this gentle, poetic young graphic novel, Dounia, a grandmother, tells her granddaughter the story even her son has never heard: how, as a young Jewish girl in Paris, she was hidden away from the Nazis by a series of neighbors and friends who risked their lives to keep her alive when her parents had been taken to concentration camps. Hidden ends ...
Number of pages: 80 | Publication Date: 2014-04-01 | ISBN-13: 9781596438736

Stone AngelStone Angel
Jane Yolen
The Nazis may have taken their home, but the family still has a guardian angel In this emotionally rich story, a little girl and her family live happily in Paris until Nazi soldiers arrive druing World War II. She and her family must flee or risk being sent to a concentration camp, so they run into the woods, where they meet resistance fighters. ...
Number of pages: 40 | Publication Date: 2015-03-03 | ISBN-13: 9780399167416

The ButterflyThe Butterfly
Patricia Polacco
Ever since the Nazis marched into Monique?s small French village, terrorizing it, nothing surprises her, until the night Monique encounters ?the little ghost? sitting at the end of her bed. She turns out to be a girl named Sevrine, who has been hiding from the Nazis in Monique?s basement. Playing after dark, the two become friends, until, in a terr ...
Number of pages: 48 | Publication Date: 2009-02-05 | ISBN-13: 9780142413067

Benno and the Night of Broken GlassBenno and the Night of Broken Glass
Meg Wiviott
A neighborhood cat observes the changes in German and Jewish families in its town during the time leading up to Kristallnacht, The Night of Broken Glass, that becomes the true beginning of the Holocaust; this cat's-eye view introduces the Holocaust to children in a gentle way that can open discussion of this historical period. Simultaneous. ...
Number of pages: 32 | Publication Date: 2010-01-01 | ISBN-13: 9780822599296

Pictures of the PastPictures of the Past
Deby Eisenberg
Pictures of the Past is a compelling saga sweeping through Chicago, Paris and Berlin, reliving events from pre-World War II Europe, but beginning in contemporary times. An Impressionist painting, hanging for decades in the Art Institute of Chicago and donated by the charismatic philanthropist Taylor Woodmere, is challenged by an elderly woman as a ...
Number of pages: 376 | Publication Date: 2011-08-09 | ISBN-13: 9780615483122

The Cat Who Lived With Anne FrankThe Cat Who Lived With Anne Frank
by David Lee Miller, Steven Jay Rubin
Told through the warm lens of a beloved pet, The Cat Who Lived with Anne Frank captures the life of a young girl filled with promise in a way that young readers can appreciate and understand, with art by the NY Times bestselling illustrator of I DISSENT!When Mouschi the cat goes with his boy, Peter, to a secret annex, he meets a girl named Anne. Br ...
Number of pages: 40 | Publication Date: 2019-02-05 | ISBN-13: 9781524741501

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