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324.24 AR 8.2 Heyes, Eileen. Children of the swastika : the Hitler Youth.

Describes the Hitler Youth, the state-sponsored youth organization founded by the Nazi regime to train boys and girls ten and older to serve Hitler's government with unquestioning devotion.

808.8 AR 5.7 Bearing witness : stories of the Holocaust.

Offers a multifaceted view of the Holocaust through fiction and nonfiction stories, memoirs, poems, and an excerpt from the comic book Maus II.

920 Spiegelman, Art. Maus : a survivor's tale.

A memoir about Vladek Spiegleman, a Jewish survivor of Hitler's Europe, and about his son, a cartoonist who tries to come to terms with his father, his story, and with history itself. Cartoon format portrays Jews as mice and Nazis as cats.


Spiegel man, Art. Maus II : a survivor's tale : and here my troubles began.. A continuation of the story begun in the Pulitzer Prize winning "Maus," in which the author relates, in cartoon form, his father's experiences as an inmate at Auschwitz during World War II. Illustrations portray Jews as mice and Nazis as cats.

920 We are witnesses : five diaries of teenagers who died in the Holocaust. Presents excerpts from the diaries of five Jewish teenagers who were part of the millions of men, women, and children who died under Hitler's Nazi regime during World War II.

920 Why do they hate me? : young lives caught in war and conflict.

The Holocaust and World War II. Introduction -- Janine Phillips, Poland -- Dirk Van der Heide, Holland -- Janina Heshele, Poland -- Helga Kinsky-Pollack, Austria -- Mary Berg, Poland -- Ina Konstantinova, Russia -- Colin Perry, England.

940.3 Killingray, David. The two World Wars.

Briefly discusses the causes and effects of the wars, the changing balance of world power, and the emergence of the superpowers.

940.5 Fry, Varian. Assignment: rescue.

940.5 Jackson, Livia Bitton. I have lived a thousand years : growing up in the Holocaust.

A memoir of Elli Friedmann in which she tells about her experiences at Auschwitz concentration camp where she was taken at the age of thirteen in 1944 when the Nazis invaded

her native Hungary.

940.5 Meltzer, Milton, Never to forget : the Jews of the Holocaust.

An account of the Nazi destruction of six million Jews during World War II, with personal experiences of life in the ghettos and concentration camps recorded in letters, diaries, memoirs, poems, and songs.

940.5 Sender, Ruth Minsky. The cage.

A teenage girl recounts the suffering and persecution of her family under the Nazis--in a Polish ghetto, during deportation, and in a concentration camp.

940.5 AR 5.4 Greenfeld, Howard. The hidden children. New York : Ticknor &

Text and black and white photographs describe the experiences of those Jewish children who were forced to go into hiding during the Holocaust and survived to tell about it.

940.5 AR 8.7 Wiesel, Elie, Night. [1st American ed.].

940.53 Reader's digest illustrated story of World War II. Pleasantville, N.Y., : Reader's Digest Association,

940.53 Adams, Simon, World War II. 1st American ed. London ; : DK, 2000.

Text and photos present the key events, battles, weapons, uniforms, and cultural phenomena, such as propaganda, of the Axis and Allies during the Second World War.

940.53 Ayer, Eleanor H. The survivors.

Describes the conditions of Holocaust survivors when they were liberated as well as their struggle as they attempt to rebuild their lives.

940.53 Bachrach, Deborah, The resistance.

Discusses the efforts of Jews and non-Jews in various countries to stop the deadly persecution of Germany's Jewish population by the Nazis.

940.53 Bachrach, Susan D., Tell them we remember : the story of the Holocaust. Presents the story of the Holocaust and shows how it affected the lives of innocent people throughout Europe, using artifacts, photographs, maps, and taped oral and video histories from the collections of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.

940.53 The SS. Chronicles the rise of the SS and examines its purpose in Germany during the Nazi regime.

940.53 Gottfried, Ted. Heroes of the Holocaust. Brookfield, Conn. : Twenty-First Century Books, c2001.

Describes resistance to the Holocaust in Nazi-occupied Europe.

940.53 Lace, William W. The death camps.

Describes the establishment of concentration camps throughout Nazi-occupied territory whose sole purpose was to exterminate Jews and other people considered undesirable by Hitler and his followers.

940.53 Rabinovits, Shoshanah. Thanks to my mother.

After struggling to survive in Nazi-occupied Lithuania, a young Jewish girl and her mother endure much suffering in Kaiserwald, Stutthof, and Tauentzien concentration camps and on an eleven-day death march before being liberated by the Russian army.

940.53 Snyder, Louis Leo, 1907-. World War II.

Spotlights the important events and people of World War II.

940.53 Yeatts, Tabatha. The Holocaust survivors.

Discusses the experiences of people who survived the Holocaust, the trials of Nazi leaders at Nuremberg, the establishment of the state of Israel, the search for justice, and efforts of the survivors to begin new lives.

940.53 Drucker, Olga Levy. Kindertransport. author describes the circumstances in Germany after Hitler came to power that led to the evacuation of many Jewish children to England and her experiences as a young girl in England during World War II.

940.53 Lee, Carol Ann. A friend called Anne : one girl's story of war, peace, and a unique friendship with Ann Frank. New York : Viking, The Road to war -- 2. Anne -- 3. Getting to know each other -- 4. Separation -- 5. Removing the yellow star -- 6. Last goodbyes -- 7. The hunger winter -- 8. Liberation -- 9. The Diary of Anne Frank -- 10. Fame. Presents the story of Jacqueline van Maarsen and her friendship with Anne Frank before Anne and her family went into hiding and recalls her own life in Nazi-occupied Holland.

940.53 Rol, Ruud van der. Anne Frank, beyond the diary : a photographic remembrance. Photographs, illustrations, and maps accompany historical essays, diary excerpts, and interviews, providing an insight into Anne Frank and the massive upheaval which tore apart her world.

940.5318 Perl, Lila. Four perfect pebbles : a Holocaust story.

The author tells the story of her family's experiences as Jews in Hitler's Germany, tracing their horrifying journey from their home country to Holland and back again, living in refugee, transit, and prison camps, including Bergen-Belson.

940.54 Botting, Douglas. The second front. Alexandria, Va. :

Text and photographs survey the planning and execution of Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of German occupied

Europe on June 6, 1944.

940.54 Meltzer, Milton, 1915-. Rescue : the story of how gentiles saved Jews in the Holocaust.

A recounting drawn from historic source material of the many individual acts of heroism performed by righteous gentiles who sought to thwart the extermination of the Jews during the Holocaust.

940.54 Pettit, Jayne. A place to hide.. Miep -- Oskar and Emilie Schindler -- Defiance in Denmark -- The secrets of Le Chambon -- Padre Niccacci's Assisi underground -- Look at your feet and keep on walking!. True stories of courageous men and women who risked their lives to save Jews from Adolf Hitler's Final Solution.

943.08 The New order.. Examines Hitler's campaign to develop a militant new Reich in Germany.

943.08 Storming to power. Alexandria, Va. : Time-Life, c1989. Examines the rise and eventual fall of Nazi Germany.

943.08 Lace, William W. The Nazis. San Diego, CA : Lucent Books, c1998.

A history of the Nazi movement in Germany beginning in 1919 with the German Workers' Party and including discussion of Adolf Hitler, anti-Semitism, and World War II.

943.08 Pearson, Eileen. Hitler's Reich. St. Paul : Greenhaven, c1980. Briefly describes Hitler's rise to power, party organization, government, leaders, persecution of Jews, and his defeat.

943.08 Stewart,Gail Hitler's Reich. Traces the rise to power of Adolph Hitler and discusses life in Nazi Germany before, during, and after World War II.

943.086 Keeley, Jennifer, Life in the Hitler Youth. San Diego, CA :

Discusses life among the Hitler Youth, including their ideology and activities, school and home life, and involvement in World War II.

949.2 Gold, Alison Leslie. Memories of Anne Frank : reflections of a childhood friend.

Recounts the story of Hannah Goslar, a close friend of Anne Frank and one of the last to see her alive.




The 1940s.

Contains essays that examine some of the defining events of the 1920s including WWII, Pearl Harbor, women workers, motion pictures and the Cold War.

Brown, Gene. Anne Frank : child of the Holocaust.

A biography of the thirteen-year-old Jewish girl whose diary, published after her death in a Nazi concentration camp, made her famous all over the world.

Anne Frank in the world : 1929-1945. 1st American ed. New York : Alfred A. Knopf :, 2001.

More than two hundred photos and informative captions




present Anne Frank's family before their years in hiding from the Nazis; chronicle the events that affected their lives in Germany and the Netherlands; and show late twentieth-century examples of racism and racial violence in the U.S. and Europe.

Falstein, Mark. Anne Frank : the diary of a young girl.

An adaptation of the journal of a Jewish girl in her early teens describing both the joys and torments of daily life, as well as typical adolescent thoughts, throughout two years spent in hiding with her family during the Nazi occupation of Holland.

Garner, Eleanor Ramrath. Eleanor's story : an American girl in Hitler's Germany. During the Great Depression, Eleanor's family moves from America to Germany, but the war breaks out as her family is crossing the Atlantic, and for years Eleanor struggles to keep her American identity despite the turbulence and upheaval around her.

Ayer, Eleanor H. Adolf Hitler. San Diego, Calif. : Lucent Books, 1996.

A biography of the life of Adolf Hitler who became president and chancellor of Germany during the 1930s. His hunger for power led to invasions of numerous European countries and resulted in World War II.

  • HITLER Whittock, Martyn J. Hitler & national socialism. Crystal Lake, IL : Rigby Interactive Library, c1996.

Covers the history of Adolf Hitler and the rise and fall of the Nazi Party.

B PERL Perl, Lila. Four perfect pebbles : a Holocaust story. New York : Greenwillow Books, c1996.

The author tells the story of her family's experiences as Jews in Hitler's Germany, tracing their horrifying journey from their home country to Holland and back again, living in refugee, transit, and prison camps, including Bergen-Belson.

  • Levi Levi, Primo. Survival in Auschwitz : the Nazi assault on humanity. 1st Touchstone ed. New York : Simon & Schuster, 1996. The author, an Italian citizen of the Jewish race, provides an account of his ten months at Auschwitz, where he was sent in 1943 after being deported from his native Turin.

  • REISS AR 5.4 Reiss, Johanna. The upstairs room. New York : HarperCollins, c1972.

A Dutch Jewish girl describes the two-and-one-half years she spent in hiding in the upstairs bedroom of a farmer's house during World War II.

  • SCHINDLER Roberts, Jack L. Oskar Schindler. San Diego, CA : Lucent Books, c1996

Examines the life of the German who saved more than 1,000 Jews from death during World War II.

  • SIEGAL AR 6.1 Siegal, Aranka. Upon the head of the goat : a childhood in Hungary, 1939-1944. New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, c1981.

Nine-year-old Piri describes the bewilderment of being a

Jewish child during the 1939-1944 German occupation of her hometown (then in Hungary and now in the Ukraine) and relates the ordeal of trying to survive in the ghetto.

  • TENBOOM AR 7.4


Ten Boom, Corrie. The hiding place,. Boston, : G. K. Hall, 1973 [c1971].

Houghton, Sarah, 1978-. Elie Wiesel : a Holocaust survivor cries out for peace. Bloomington, Minn. : Red Brick Learning, c2004.

Dangerous times -- The Holocaust -- Horror without end -­Another journey -- Working for peace. A biography of author, speaker, and Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel, focusing on his childhood in a Nazi concentration camp and his efforts to ensure that there will never be another Holocaust.

  • Pariser, Michael, Elie Wiesel : bearing witness.

Tells the life story of the Holocaust survivor who went on to become a writer and humanitarian and won the Nobel Peace Prize.

F ACKERMAN AR 3.8 Ackerman, Karen, 1951-. The night crossing. New York : Knopf, c1994.

In 1938, having begun to feel the persecution that all Jews are experiencing in their Austrian city, Clara and her family escape over the mountains into Switzerland.

F BISHOP AR 5.5 Bishop, Claire Huchet. Twenty and ten. New York : Puffin Books, 1978, c1952.

Twenty school children hide ten Jewish children from the Nazis occupying France during World War II.

F BLOCH Bloch, Marie Halun. Displaced person. 1st ed. New York : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, c1978.

Fourteen-year-old Stefan, a Ukrainian refugee, struggles to survive as a displaced person in Nazi Germany during the final days of World War II.

F DRUCKER Drucker, Malka. Jacob's rescue : a Holocaust story. New York, N.Y. : Bantam Skylark, c1993.

In answer to his daughter's questions, a man recalls the terrifying years of his childhood when a brave Polish couple, Alex and Mela Roslan, hid him and other Jewish children from the Nazis. Based on a true story.

F GIFF Giff, Patricia Reilly. Lily's crossing. New York : Delacorte, c1997. During a summer spent at Rockaway Beach in 1944, Lily's friendship with a young Hungarian refugee causes her to see the war and her own world differently.

F INNOCENTI Gallaz, Christophe, 1948-. Rose Blanche. New York : Stewart, Tabori & Chang, c1990.

During World War II, a young German girl's curiosity leads her to discover something far more terrible than the day-to-day hardships and privations that she and her neighbors have experienced.

F LEVITIN Levitin, Sonia, 1934-. Journey to America. 2nd Aladdin Paperbacks ed. New York : Aladdin Paperbacks, 1987, c1970. A Jewish family fleeing Nazi Germany in 1938 endures

innumerable separations before they are once again united.

F LEVITIN AR 6.1 Levitin, Sonia, 1934-. Silver days. 1st Aladdin pbk. ed. New York : Aladdin Books ;, 1992.

In this sequel to Journey to America, the reunited Platt family works hard at settling in to America, but the spectre of the war in Europe continues to affect their lives.

F LOWRY Lowry, Lois. Number the stars. Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c1989. In 1943, during the German occupation of Denmark, ten-year-old Annemarie learns how to be brave and courageous when she helps shelter her Jewish friend from the Nazis.

F LOWRY Lowry, Lois. Number the stars. Boston : Houghton Mifflin,

Images of World War II -- Shindler's Jews / by Milton Meltzer. In 1943, during the German occupation of Denmark, ten-year-old Annemarie learns how to be brave and courageous when she helps shelter her Jewish friend from the Nazis.


Lowry, Lois. Number the stars. New York : Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers, [1990], c1989.

In 1943, during the German occupation of Denmark, ten-year-old Annemarie learns how to be brave and courageous when she helps shelter her Jewish friend from the Nazis.


Matas, Carol, 1949-. In my enemy's house. 1st Aladdin Paperbacks ed. New York : Aladdin Paperbacks, 2000, c1999. When German soldiers arrive in Zloczow during World War II, a young Jewish girl must decide whether or not to conceal her identity and work for a Nazi in Germany in order to survive.


Matas, Carol, 1949-. After the war. 1st pbk. ed. New York Simon Pulse, 1997, c1996.

After being released from Buchenwald at the end of World War II, fifteen-year-old Ruth risks her life to lead a group of children across Europe to Palestine.


Matas, Carol, 1949-. Daniel's story. New York : Scholastic, c1993.

Daniel, whose family suffers as the Nazis rise to power in Germany, describes his imprisonment in a concentration camp and his eventual liberation.


Mazer, Harry. The last mission. New York : Dell Laurel-Leaf, [1981], c1979.

In 1944, a fifteen-year-old Jewish boy tells his family he will travel in the West but instead enlists in the United States Air Corps and is subsequently taken prisoner by the Germans.


Pausewang, Gudrun. The final journey.

During World War II, eleven-year-old Alice, whose life has been sheltered and comfortable, discovers some important things about herself and the people she meets when she and her grandfather board a train and begin an increasingly intolerable journey to an unknown destination.




Richter, Hans Peter, 1925-. Friedrich. New York, N.Y. : Puffin Books,

A young German boy recounts the fate of his best friend, a Jew, during the Nazi regime.

Rylant, Cynthia. I had seen castles.

Now an old man, John is haunted by memories of enlisting to fight in World War II, a decision which forced him to face the horrors of war and changed his life forever.

Schnur, Steven. The shadow children. New York : Morrow Junior Books, c1994.

While spending the summer on his grandfather's farm in the French countryside, eleven-year-old Etienne discovers a secret dating back to World War II and encounters the ghosts of Jewish children who suffered a dreadful fate under the Nazis.

F SERRAILLIER Serraillier, Ian. Escape from Warsaw.

Describes how three children of the Balicki family survived World War II and were reunited with their parents in the international children's village in Switzerland.

F SHEMIN AR 5.0 Shemin, Margaretha. The little riders.

An American girl living in Nazi-occupied Holland resents the presence of a German soldier quartered in her grandparents' home until the night she tries to hide part of the town's treasured clock mechanism.

F STILLERMAN Stillerman, Marci. Nine spoons : a Chanukah story.

Oma tells her grandchildren the story of her first Chanukah in the Nazi labor camps when the women worked together to create a menorah out of spoons.

F YOLEN Yolen, Jane. The devil's arithmetic.

Hannah resents the traditions of her Jewish heritage until time travel places her in the middle of a small Jewish village in Nazi-occupied Poland.

F ZUSAK Zusak, Markus. The book thief. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2006. Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.

PRO VIDEO A If you Cried, Auschwitz: You died. Indianapolis, IN. : Moore Foundation, 1991.

PRO VIDEO A Anne Frank : Classroom edition. New York : Disney Educational
Productions, 2001.

Narrated by Jack Smith.

PRO VIDEO D The devil's arithmetic. [United States] : distributed by Hallmark Entertainment, c1999.

Kirsten Dunst, Brittany Murphy, Mimi Rodgers, and Louise Fletcher. With help from a mystical Passover seder, a young

PRO VIDEO F 60 min



girl who has ignored her Jewish heritage suddenly finds herself in German-occupied Poland.

Produced by Cathy-King-Durick. Forget me not: The Anne Frank Story. Grace Products Corp, 1996.

Mat Fritzlinger is a school boy enamored by the Neo-Nazi movement. One day, while on a field trip to a Holocaust museum, Mat finds himself in a mysterious, magical library. From there he is spun into the streets of Nazi occupied Amsterdam in the year 1944-as a Jew. Ther he meets Anne Frank and diacovers the true meaning of the word HERO.

The Holocaust : in memory of millions. Bethesda, Md. : Discovery Channel School, 2000, c1993.

Narrator and host, Walter Cronkite. An introduction to the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C., featuring Walter Cronkite and concentration camp survivor Elie Weisel, and including historical records, original film footage, and personal photographs.

Never forget : an electronic field trip with Leonard Nimoy and Robert Radnitz. Fairfax County, VA : Fairfax County Media Center ;, 1992, c1991.

Leonard Nimoy ; Robert Radnitz ; Mel Mermelstein ; Ron Axelrod.

PRO VIDEO W 46 min. The Wave. Chicago, Illinois : Films Incorporated, c.1984.

The wave powerfully re-creates the classroom experiment in which a high-school teacher formed his own "Reich" to show why the german people could so willingly embrace Nazism. It raises critical questions about individualism and comformity: How can peer pressure usurp individual rights? When does dedication tp the group cross the line from loyalty to fanaticism?.

PRO VIDEO A 26 min Assignment: Rescue : The story of Varian Fry and the Emergency Rescue Committee. 1997.

Varian Fry, American hero, saved over 2000 refugees trapped in Vichy France from the Gestapo.

PRO VIDEO H 75 MIN. Survivors of the holocaust. Burbank, CA : Turner Home Entertainment, [1996], c1995.

Chonicles the events of the Holocaust as witnessed by those who survived.

REF 940.5 The Picture history of World War II : 1939-1945.

A chronological photo history of World War II, including source information for photographs.

SP POOLE Poole, Josephine. Ana Frank. Barcelona : Lumen :, c2005. Presents a short biography of Anne Frank, who, along with her family and other Jews, hid in the annex of a building during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands.

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