The links below are sites that give recommendations about literature related to the Holocaust. Click on the name of the site to be linked directly to it.
Book Lists- (links on the internet)
Children’s Literature - Independent Information and Reviews
Book List- (no links)
Anne Dublin gave a presentation on WHY SHOULD YOUNG ADULTS
READ HOLOCAUST LITERATURE, ANYWAY? at the Association of Jewish Libraries Convention in Oakland, CA on June 21, 2005 and discussed excerpts from the book list below.
Bitton-Jackson, Livia. I Have Lived a Thousand Years: Growing Up in the Holocaust. New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1997.
Boas, Jacob. Five Diaries of Teenagers Who Died in the Holocaust. New York: Scholastic, 1995.
Forman, James. The Survivor. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1976.
Frank, Anne. Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition. New York: Bantam Books, 1997/1952.
Hautzig, Esther. The Endless Steppe. New York: HarperCollins, 1987/1968.
Holm, Anne. I Am David. New York: Harcourt, 2004/1965.
Leitner, Isabelle. Fragments of Isabella. New York: Dell Publishing, 1978.
Levitan, Sonia. Room in the Heart. New York: Dutton, 2003.
Matas, Carol. Lisa. Toronto: Lester & Orpen Dennys, 1987.
Nolan, Han. If I Should Die Before I Wake. San Diego: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1994.
Richter, Hans Peter. Friedrich. New York: Penguin, 1987/1961.
Sachs, Marilyn. A Pocket Full of Seeds. New York: Scholastic, 1994/1973.
Siegal, Aranka. Upon the Head of the Goat: A Childhood in Hungary 1939-44. New York: The New American Library, 1981.
Wiesel, Elie. Night. New York: Hill and Wang, 1960.
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