January 25, 2013

International Holocaust Memorial Day: Book List II


To commemorate the International Holocaust Memorial Day, January 27, CanLit for LittleCanadians has compiled a list of picture books, novels, young adult fiction, and non-fiction that focus on the victimization of millions of people during World War II.  This second book list includes only non-fiction related to the Holocaust.  As stated in the previous book list, let us support this very simple but profound intent:
 
   Never again  


Non-fiction

Faces of Courage: Young Heroes of World War II
by Sally M. Rogow
Granville Island Publishing
162 pp.
Ages 11-15
2003

Resistance

Faye the Freedom Fighter
by Sharon Jennings
Second Story Press
200 pp.
Ages 9-15
2011

Poland, resistance
Hana's Suitcase
by Karen Levine
Second Story Press
120 pp.
Ages 9-12
2002


Terezin, Auschwitz, Holocaust education, Hana Brady

 
Hana's Suitcase Anniversary Album (A Holocaust Remembrance Series for Young Readers)
by Karen Levine
Second Story Press
176 pp.
Ages 9-13
2012


Hiding Edith: A True Story (A Holocaust Remembrance Series for Young Readers) 
by Kathy Kacer
Second Story Press
151 pp.
Ages 9-11
2006

Escape, France

Rescuing the Children: The Story of the Kindertransport
by Deborah Hodge
Tundra Books
64 pages
Ages 10+
2012

Kindertransport, rescue


To Hope and Back: The Journey of the St. Louis (A Holocaust Remembrance Series for Young Readers) 
by Kathy Kacer
Second Story Press
204 pp.
Ages 9-13
2011

Refugees

The Underground Reporters (A Holocaust Remembrance Series for Young Readers) 
by Kathy Kacer
Second Story Press
155 pp.
Ages 9-13
2004

Czech Republic, underground newspapers, ghettos

 
What is the Pink Triangle?
by Ken Setterington
Second Story Press
196 pp.
April, 2013

Persecution

Whispers from the Camps
by Kathy Kacer and Sharon E. MacKay
Puffin Canada
151 pp.
Ages 10-15
2009

Narratives, survivors
Whispers from the Ghettos
by Kathy Kacer and Sharon E. MacKay
Puffin Canada
134 pp.
Ages 11+
2009

Narratives, survivors living in Canada, ghettos

Whispers in Hiding
by Kathy Kacer and Sharon E. MacKay
Puffin Canada
173 pp.
Ages 11+
2009

Narratives, survivors living in Canada



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