The Center for Children's Books


Graduate School of Library and Information Science
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Holocaust - June 2004

Picture Books

Bunting, Eve. Terrible Things: An Allegory of the Holocaust. Jewish Publication Society, 1980.
32 p. Illus. by Stephen Gammell. ISBN: 0827603258

Deedy, Carmen Agra. The Yellow Star: The Legend of King Christian X of Denmark. Peachtree, 2000.
32 p. Illus. by Henri Sorensen. ISBN: 1561452084.

Feder, Paula Kurzband. The Feather-Bed Journey. Albert Whitman & Company, 1995.
32 p. Illus. by Stacey Schuett. ISBN: 0807523305.

Kushner, Tony, ad. Brundibar. illus. by Maurice Sendak. di Capua/Hyperion, 2003.
56 p. ISBN: 0786809043.

Nerlove, Miriam. Flowers on the Wall. Simon & Schuster/McElderry, 1996.
32 p. Illus. by Miriam Nerlove. ISBN: 0689506147.

Oppenheim, Shulamith Levey. The Lily Cupboard. Zolotow/Harper Collins, 1992.
32 p. Illus. by Ronald Himler. ISBN: 0060246707.

Polacco, Patricia. The Butterfly. Philomel, 2000.
48 p. Illus. by Patrica Polacco. ISBN: 0399231706.

Schnur, Steven. The Tie Man's Miracle: A Chanukah Tale. Morrow, 1995.
32 p. Illus. by Stephen T. Johnson. ISBN: 0688134645.

Vander Zee, Ruth. Erika's Story. illus. by Roberto Innocenti. Creative Editions, 2003.
24 p. ISBN: 1568461763

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Picture Books (Non-fiction)

Adler, David A. Child of the Warsaw Ghetto. Holiday House, 1995.
32 p. Illus. by Karen Ritz. ISBN: 0823411605.

____. Hiding From the Nazis. Holiday House, 1997.
32 p. Illus. by Karen Ritz. ISBN: 0823412881.

____. Hilde and Eli: Children of the Holocaust. Holiday House, 1994.
32 p. Illus. by Karen Ritz. ISBN: 0823410919.

____. A Picture Book of Anne Frank. Holiday House, 1993.
32 p. Illus. by Karen Ritz. ISBN: 082341003X.

____. Tell Them We Remember: The Story of the Holocaust. Little, Brown, 1994.
112 p. Illus. with photographs. ISBN: 0316692646.

Lehman-Wilzig, Tami. Keeping the Promise: A Torah's Journey. illus. by Craig Orback. Kar-Ben, 2004.
32 p. ISBN: 1580131882, 1580131174.

McDonough, Yona Zeldis. Anne Frank. Henry Holt & Company, 1997.
32 p. Illus. by Malcah Zeldis. ISBN: 080504924X.

Mochizuki, Ken. Passage to Freedom: The Sugihara Story. Lee & Low Books, 1997.
34 p. Illus. by Dom Lee. ISBN: 1880000490.

Smith, Frank Dabba. My Secret Camera: Life in the Lodz Ghetto. Gulliver/Harcourt, 2000.
40 p. Illus. with photographs by Mendal Grossman. ISBN: 0152023062.

Tryszynska-Frederick, Luba. Luba: The Angel of Bergen-Belsen. as told to Michelle R. McCann; illus. by Ann Marshall. Tricycle, 2003.
48 p. ISBN: 1582460981

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Fiction

Baer, Edith. A Frost in the Night. Pantheon Books, 1980.
208 p. ISBN: 0394943643

____. Walk the Dark Streets. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1998.
288 p. ISBN 0374382298.

Isaacs, Anne. Torn Thread. Scholastic, 2000.
188 p. ISBN: 0590603639.

Jung, Reinhardt. Dreaming in Black & White. tr. from the German by Anthea Bell. Fogelman, 2003.
112 p ISBN 0803728115.

Kacer, Kathy. The Secret of Gabi's Dresser. Second Story Press, 2000.
128 p. ISBN: 1896764150.

Maguire, Gregory. The Good Liar. Clarion, 1999.
144 pages. ISBN: 0395906970.

Matas, Carol. In My Enemy's House. Simon & Schuster, 1999.
176 p. ISBN: 0689813546.

Mazer, Norma Fox. Good Night, Maman. Harcourt Brace, 1999.
192 p. ISBN: 0152014683.

Newbery, Linda. Sisterland. Fickling, 2004.
370 p. ISBN: 0385750358, 0385750269.

Orlev, Uri. Run, Boy, Run. tr. by Hillel Halkin. Lorraine/Houghton, 2003
186p. ISBN 0618164650.

Pausewang, Gudrun. The Final Journey. trans. by Patricia Crampton. Viking, 1996.
156 p. ISBN 0670864580.

Pressler, Mirjam. Malka. tr. from the German by Brian Murdoch. Philomel, 2003.
288p. ISBN 0-399-23984-7

Radin, Ruth Yaffe. Escape to the Forest: Based on a True Story of the Holocaust.
Harper Collins, 2000. 80 p. Illus. by Janet Hamlin. ISBN: 0060285206.

Schmidt, Gary. Mara's Stories: Glimmers in the Darkness. Holt, 2000.
149 p. ISBN: 0805067949.

Schur, Maxine Rose. Sacred Shadows. Dial Books (Penguin), 1997.
213 p. ISBN: 0803722958.

Spinelli, Jerry. Milkweed. Knopf, 2003.
224 p. ISBN 0375913742, 0375813748.

Vos, Ida. The Key is Lost. Harper Collins, 2000.
272 p. ISBN: 0688162835. R Gr. 5-8

Weisel, Elie. Night. Bantam Books, 1992.
109 p. ISBN: 0553272535

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Non-Fiction

Adler, David A. We Remember the Holocaust. Henry Holt & Company, 1989.
147 p. Illus. with photographs. ISBN: 0805004343.

Anne Frank House, comp. Anne Frank in the World. Knopf, 2001.
144p. Illus. with photographs. ISBN 0-375-81177-X

Ayer, Eleanor with Helen Waterford and Alfons Heck. Parallel Journeys. Atheneum, 1995.
256 p. ISBN: 0689318308.

Bachrach, Susan. The Nazi Olympics: Berlin 1936. Little, Brown, and Company, 2000.
132 p. Illus. with photographs. ISBN: 0316070866.

Bitton-Jackson, Livia. I Have Lived a Thousand Years: Growing Up in the Holocaust. Simon & Schuster, 1997.
224 p. ISBN: 0689810229.

Boas, Jacob, ed. We Are Witnesses: The Diaries of Five Teenagers Who Died in the Holocaust. Henry Holt & Company, 1995.
127 p. ISBN: 0805037020.

Chaikin, Miriam. A Nightmare in History: the Holocaust 1933-1945. Clarion Books, 1987.
150 p. Illus. with photographs. ISBN: 0899194613.

Cozic, Charles P. Israel: Opposing Viewpoints. (rev. ed.) Greenhaven, 1994.
288 p. ISBN: 1565101332.

Cretzmeyer, Stacy. Your Name is Renee: Ruth Kapp Hatrz's Story as a Hidden Child in Nazi-Occupied France. Oxford University Press, 1999.
240 p. ISBN: 0195132599.

Drucker, Olga Levy. Kindertransport. Henry Holt & Comp., 1992.
149 p. ISBN: 0-8050-1711-9.

Frank, Anne. B.M. Mooyaat, translator. Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl. Prentice Hall, 1993.
283 p. ISBN: 0553296981.

Friedman, Ina R. The Other Victims: First-Person Stories of Non-Jews Persecuted by the Nazis. Houghton Mifflin Company, 1990.
176 p. ISBN: 0395502128.

Giblin, James Cross. The Life and Death of Adolf Hitler. Clarion, 2002.
256 p. Illus. with photographs. ISBN: 0395903718.

Gold, Alison Leslie. A Special Fate: Chiune Sugihara: Hero of the Holocaust. Scholastic Press, 2000.
160 p. Illus. with photographs. ISBN: 0590395254.

Greenfeld, Howard. After the Holocaust. Greenwillow, 2001.
146p. Illus. with photographs. ISBN 0-06-029420-5

____. The Hidden Children. Ticknor & Fields, 1993.
118 p. Illus. with photographs. ISBN: 0395660742.

Handler, Andrew. Young People Speak: Surviving the Holocaust in Hungary. Franklin Watts, Inc., 1993.
160 p. Illus. with photographs. ISBN: 0531110443.

Ippisch, Hanneke. Sky: A True Story of Resistance During World War II. Simon & Schuster, 1996.
128 p. ISBN: 068980508X.

Jacobsen, Ruth. Rescued Images: Memories of a Childhood in Hiding. Mikaya Press, 2001.
92 p. Illus. by Ruth Jacobsen. ISBN: 1931414009.

Lawton, Clive A. Auschwitz. Candlewick, 2002.
48p. Illus. with photographs. ISBN 0763615951

Leitner, Isabella with Irving A. Leitner. The Big Lie: A True Story. Scholastic, Inc., 1992.
79 p. Illus. by Judy Pedersen. ISBN: 0590455699.

Levine, Karen. Hana's Suitcase: A True Story. Whitman, 2003.
111p. Illus. with photographs. ISBN 0807531480

Lobel, Anita. No Pretty Pictures: A Child of War. Greenwillow, 1998.
193 p. Illus. with photographs. ISBN: 0688159354.

Meltzer, Milton. Never to Forget: The Jews of the Holocaust. Harper Collins, 1976.
217 p. ISBN: 0060241748.

Nieuwsma, Milton J. Kinderlager: An Oral History of Young Holocaust Survivors. Holiday House, 1998.
161 p. Illus. with photographs. ISBN: 0823413586.

Novac, Ana and trans. by George L. Newman. The Beautiful Days of My Youth: My Six Months in Auschwitz and Plaszow. Henry Holt, 1997.
314 p. Illus. with photographs. ISBN: 0805050183.

Opdyke, Irene Gut with Jennifer Armstrong. In My Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer. Alfred A. Knopf, 1999.
272 p. Illus. with photographs. ISBN: 0679891811.

Rogasky, Barbara. Smoke and Ashes: The Story of the Holocaust. (rev. ed.) Holiday House, 2002.
256p. Illus. with photographs. ISBN: 0823416127.

Rosenberg, Maxine B. Hiding to Survive: Stories of Jewish Children Rescued from the Holocaust. Clarion Books, 1994.
166 p. Illus. with photographs. ISBN: 0395650143.

Rubin, Susan Goldman. Searching for Anne Frank: Letters from Amsterdam to Iowa. Abrams, 2003.
144p illus. with photographs. ISBN: 0810945142.

Talbot, Hudson. Forging Freedom: A True Story of Heroism during the Holocaust. G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2000.
64 p. Illus. by Hudson Talbot. ISBN: 0399234349.

Toll, Nelly S. Behind the Secret Window: A Memoir of a Hidden Childhood During World War Two. Dial Books, 1993.
176 p. ISBN: 0803713622.

Van der Rol, Ruud and Rian Verhoeven. Anne Frank, Beyond the Diary: A Photographic Remembrance. Viking, 1993.
113 p. Illus. with photographs. ISBN: 0670849324.

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Websites

Anne Frank Online

An Auschwitz Alphabet

Anti-Defamation League: Holocaust Denial: An Online Guide

Cyberlearning World
George Cassutto, North Hagerstown High School, Maryland

Cybrary of the Holocaust

Do You Know? Will You Remember?
Books and Websites about the Holocaust for Young Adults

Facing History and Ourselves

Federation of Jewish Child Survivors of the Holocaust

Holocaust Commission

Holocaust Denial on Trial

Holocaust Museum & Studies Center
Bronx High School of Science

Holocaust Museum, Houston, TX

Holocaust Teacher Resource Center

Jewish Virtual Library: The Holocaust

Simon Wiesenthal Center

Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust

To Save a Life: Stories of Holocaust Rescue

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Yad Vashem

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