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Through the Eyes of a Friend bibliography

There are so many excellent books, films, websites and other resources about the Holocaust that it would be impossible to include them all here. Be sure to explore the listed websites fully, as most of them lead to many other valuable links. Consult your local librarian to add to this list and discover your own favorites.

Anne Frank


Who Was Anne Frank?

Ann Abramson
A Picture Book of Anne Frank

David A. Adler

Memories of Anne Frank: reflections of a childhood friend

Alison Leslie Gold

Anne Frank: The Anne Frank House Authorized Graphic Biography

Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colon

Anne Frank: The Young Writer Who Told the World Her Story

Ann Kramer

Anne Frank: Her life in words and pictures

Menno Metselaar and Ruud van der Rol

Anne Frank: Hidden Hope

Rita Mullin

We All Wore Stars: Memories of Anne Frank from her Classmates

Theo Coster

Shadow Life: A Portrait of Anne Frank and her Family

Barry Denenberg

Anne Frank

Rachel Epstein

The Diary of a Young Girl

Tales from the Secret Annex

Anne Frank
Anne Frank Remembered

Miep Gies

Anne Frank: Life In hiding

Johanna Hurwitz

The Story of Anne Frank

Rachel Koestler-Grack

Anne Frank and the Children of the Holocaust

Anne Frank’s Story

Carol Ann Lee
Anne Frank

Yona Zeldis McDonough

Anne Frank: A Picture Book Biography

Josephine Poole

Anne Frank: A Hidden Life

Mirjam Pressler

The Anne Frank Case

Searching for Anne Frank: letters from Amsterdam to Iowa

Susan Goldman Rubin

Anne Frank: A Photographic Story of a Life

Kem Knapp Sawyer

A Tribute to Anne Frank

Anna Steenmeijer, editor

Anne Frank, beyond the Diary: a photographic remembrance

Ruud Van der Roi and Rian Verhoeven

A Friend called Anne

My Name is Anne, She Said, Anne Frank

Jacqueline van Maarsen


Anne Frank in the World 1929-1945

Inside Anne Frank’s House: An Illustrated Journey through Anne’s World

Compiled by the Anne Frank House

Roses from the Earth: The Biography of Anne Frank

Carol Ann Lee

The Last Seven Months of Anne Frank

Willy Lindwer

Anne Frank: a Portrait of Courage

Ernst Schnabel

Anne Frank: The Biography

Melissa Muller

Treasures from the Attic: The Extraordinary Story of Anne Frank’s Family

Mirjam Pressler

Anne Frank: The Book, The Life, The Afterlife

Francine Prose


Hiding from the Nazis

David Adler

One Candle

Eve Bunting

Vive La Paris

Esme Raji Codell

The Yellow Star: the Legend of King Christian X of Denmark

Carmen Deedy

Jacob’s Rescue

Malka Drucker and Michael Halperin

A Way Through the Sea

Robert Elmer

Tropical Secrets: Holocaust Refugees in Cuba

Margarita Engle

The Feather-Bed Journey

Paula Kurzband Feder

The Entertainer and the Dubbuk

Sid Fleischman

Angel Girl

Laurie Friedman




Morris Gleitzman

Simon Says

Molly Levite Griffis

My Chocolate Year

Charlotte Herman

The Cats in Krasinski Square

Karen Hesse

A Family Secret (graphic novel)

The Search (graphic novel)

Eric Heuvel
Star of Fear, Star of Hope

Jo Hoestlandt

Rose Blanche

Roberto Innocenti

The Harmonica

Tony Johnston

The Secret of Gabi’s Dresser

Kathy Kacer

When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit

Judith Kerr

Don’t Forget

Patricia Lakin

Journey to America

Silver Days

Annie’s Promise

Room in the Heart

Sonia Levitin
Willy & Max: A Holocaust Story

Amy Littlesugar

Number the Stars

Lois Lowry

The Good Liar

Gregory Maguire

The Doll with the Yellow Star

Yona Zeldis McDonough

Snow Treasure

Marie McSwigan

Across the Alley

Richard Michelson

Passage to freedom: The Sugihara Story

Ken Mochizuki

Flowers on the Wall

Miriam Nerlove

The Lily Cupboard

Shulamith Oppenheim

The Devil in Vienna

A Certain Magic

Doris Orgel
Who Was the Woman Who Wore the Hat?

Nancy Patz

The Butterfly

Patricia Polacco

The Secret Seder

Doreen Rappaport

The Cat with the Yellow Star: Coming of Age in Terezin

Susan Goldman Rubin

A Pocket Full of Seeds

Lost in America

Marilyn Sachs
In My Pocket

Dorrith Sim

A Knock at the Door

Eric Sonderling

Honey Cake

Joan Stuchner

Hitler’s Canary

Sandi Toksvig

Otto: The Autobiography of a Teddy Bear

Tomi Ungerer

Dancing on the Bridge of Avignon

Hide and Seek

The Key is Lost

Ida Vos
Finding Sophie

Good-bye Marianne

Good-bye Marianne: The Graphic Novel

Remember Me

A Telling Time

Irene Watts
The Devil’s Arithmetic

Jane Yolen

A Frost in the Night: A Girlhood on the Eve of the Third Reich

Walk the Dark Streets

Edith Baer
The Boy Who Dared: A Novel based on the True Story of a Hitler Youth

Susan Campbell Bartoletti

Two Suns in the Sky

Miriam Bat-Ami

Bright Candles: A Novel of the Danish Resistance

Nathaniel Benchley

Anne Frank and Me

Cherie Bennett and Jeff Gottesfeld

The Old, Brown Suitcase: a teenager’s story of war and peace

Jagna Boraks-Nemetz

Is it Night or Day?

Fern Schumer Chapman

One Eye Laughing, the Other Weeping: The Diary of Julia Weiss

Barry Denenberg

Escaping into the Night

D. Dina Friedman

Torn Thread

Anne Isaacs

Mischling, Second Degree: My Childhood in Nazi Germany

Ilse Koehn

The Thought of High Windows

Lynne Kositsky

Shadow of the Wall

Christa Laird

After the War

Code Name Kris

Daniel’s Story

The Garden

Greater than Angels

In My Enemy’s House

Lisa’s War

The Whirlwind

Carol Matas
A Prisoner in Time: A Child of the Holocaust

Pamela Melnikoff

Black Radishes

Susan Meyer

Waiting for Anya

Michael Morpurgo

The Journal of Scott Pendleton Collins: A World War II soldier

Walter Dean Myers


Linda Newbery

If I Should Die Before I Wake

Han Nolan

The Island on Bird Street

The Man from the Other Side

Run, Boy, Run

Uri Orlev

My Secret War: The World War II Diary of Madeline Beck

Mary Pope Osborne

X-Men Magneto Testament (graphic novel)

Gerg Pak and Carmine Di Giandomenico


Mirjam Pressler


I Was There

Hans Peter Richter
Touch Wood

Renee Roth-Hano

Yellow Star

Jennifer Roy

Mara’s Story: Glimmers in the Darkness

Gary Schmidt


Jerry Spinelli

Uncle Misha’s Partisans

Yuri Suhl

Brothers in Valor: A Story of Resistance

Michael Tunnell

My Family for the War

Anne Voorhoeve

Anna is Still Here

Ida Vos
The Other Half of Life

Kim Ablon Whitney
Behind the Bedroom Wall

Laura Williams

No One Must Know

Eva Wiseman

To Fight in Silence

Eva-Lis Wuorio

The Book Thief

Markus Zusak

Anya’s War

Andrea Alban

Tell Me Another Morning

Zdena Berger

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

John Boyne

The Children’s War

Monique Charlesworth

Auschwitz (graphic novel)

Pascal Croci

Daniel, Half Human and the Good Nazi

David Chotjewitz


Sharon Dogar

The White Rose (playscript)

Lillian Garrett-Groag

Shadows of a Childhood

Elisabeth Gille

The Fighter

Jean-Jacques Greif

A Hatred for Tulips

Richard Lourie

Strangers in the Land of Egypt

Stephen March

The Street Sweeper

Elliot Perlman

Let Sleeping Dogs Lie

Mirjam Pressler

The Border of Truth

Victoria Redel

Far from the Place We Called Home

Sarah Schleimer

The Berlin Boxing Club

Robert Sharenow

Brave Deeds: How One Family Saved Many from the Nazis

Ann Alma
Resistance: Teen Partisans and Resisters Who Fought Nazi Tyranny

Charles Anflick
In The Camps: Teens Who Survived the Nazi Concentration Camps

Rescuers Defying the Nazis: Non-Jewish Teens Who Rescued Jews

Toby Axelrod
In The Ghettos: Teens Who Survived the Ghettos of the Holocaust

Eleanor H Ayer

Tell them we remember: the story of the Holocaust

Susan D. Bachrach

Remember Not to Forget: A Memory of the Holocaust

Norman Finkelstein

Kristallnacht, The Night of Broken Glass

Stephanie Fitzgerald

Heroes of the Holocaust

Susan Glick

After the Holocaust

The hidden children

Howard Greenfeld
Hana’s Suitcase

Karen Levine

The Year of Goodbyes

Debbie Levy

Remember World War II: Kids Who Survived Tell Their Stories

Dorinda Nicholson

The Flag with Fifty-Six Stars: A Gift from the Survivors of Mauthausen

Irena Sendler and the Children of the Warsaw Ghetto

Susan Goldman Rubin
The Grand Mosque of Paris: A Story of How Muslims Rescued Jews During the Holocaust

Karen Ruelle and Deborah DeSaix

Always Remember Me: How One Family Survived the Holocaust

Marisabina Russo

Irena’s Jars of Secrets

Marcia Vaughan

Paths to Peace: People Who Changed the World

Jane Breskin Zalben


Book 1: Forever Outsiders: Jews and History from Ancient Times to August 1935

Book 2: Smoke to Flame: September 1935 to December 1938

Book 3: The Blaze Engulfs: January 1939 to December 1941

Book 4: A Firestorm Unleashed: January 1942 to June 1943

Book 5: Inferno: July 1943 to April 1945

Book 6: From the Ashes: May 1945 and After

Book 7: Voices and Visions: A Collection of Primary Sources

We remember the Holocaust

David A. Adler

The Holocaust in History series: Crimes and Criminals of the Holocaust; The Forgotten Victims of the Holocaust; The Holocaust, Hitler & Nazi Germany; Impact of the Holocaust

The Holocaust Remembered series: The Holocaust Camps; The Holocaust Ghettos; The Holocaust Heroes; The Holocaust Survivors; The Holocaust Overview

Human Rights: Issues for a New Millennium

True Stories of Teens in the Holocaust series: Escape—Teens on the Run; Hidden Teens, Hidden Lives; Shattered Youth in Nazi Germany

Linda Jacobs Altman
The Survivors

Eleanor Ayer

Hitler Youth: Growing up in Hitler’s Shadow

Susan Campbell Bartoletti

His Name was Raoul Wallenberg

The Journey that Saved Curious George

Louise Borden
True Stories of Teens in the Holocaust series: Courageous Teen Resisters; Trapped—Youth in the Nazi Ghettos; Youth Destroyed—The Nazi Camps

Ann Byers

The Holocaust Heroes

David K. Fremon

The Holocaust

Martin Gitlin

Displaced Persons: The Liberation and Abuse of Holocaust Survivors

Ted Gottfried

To Hope and Back: The Journey of the St. Louis

Kathy Kacer


Clive Lawton

Darkness Over Denmark: The Danish Resistance and the Rescue of the Jews

Ellen Levine

Life in a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project

Jack Mayer

Smoke and Ashes: the story of the Holocaust

Barbara Rogasky

Life in a Nazi concentration camp

Anne Grenn Saldinger

Six Million Paper Clips: The Making of a Children’s Holocaust Memorial

Peter Schroeder & Dagmar Schroder-Hildebrand

The Legacy of the Holocaust

Jason Skog

The Holocaust: understanding and remembering

Helen Strahinich

The Secret of Priest’s Grotto: A Holocaust Survival Story

Peter Taylor with Christos Nicola

Terezin: Voices from the Holocaust

Ruth Thompson

After the Darkness: Reflections on the Holocaust

Elie Wiesel

Auschwitz explained to my child

Annette Wieviorka

Holocaust: the events and their impact on real people (includes DVD with testimonies)

Angela Gluck Wood


Contemporary Issues Companion: Genocide

Into the Tunnel: the Brief Life of Marion Samuel, 1931-1943

Gotz Aly
Belzec, Sobibor. Treblinka: The Operation Reinhard Death Camps

Yitzhak Arad
The World Must Know: History of the Holocaust as told in the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Michael Berenbaum

IBM and the Holocaust

Edwin Black

Introducing the Holocaust

Haim Bresheeth

Children of the Resistance

Lore Cowan

America and the Survivors of the Holocaust

Leonard Dinnerstein

The Failure to Rescue

Herbert Druks

Children with a star: Jewish youth in Nazi Europe

Deborah Dwork

History of the Holocaust: a handbook and dictionary

Abraham J. Edelheit

Rescue in Denmark

Harold Flender

The Holocaust (Primary Sourcebook Series)

Jeff Hill

The Century for Young People

Peter Jennings & Todd Brewster

The Jewish Holocaust for beginners

Stewart Justman

Waiting for Hope: Jewish Displaced Persons in Post-World War II Germany

Angelika Konigseder and Juliane Wetzel

The Holocaust Encyclopedia

Walter Laqueur and Judith Tydor Baumel, editors

Denying the Holocaust: the Growing Assault on Truth and Memory

Deborah E. Lipstadt

Never to Forget

Milton Meltzer

One by One by One: Facing the Holocaust

Judith Miller

Refuge Denied: the St Louis Passengers and the Holocaust

Sarah Ogilvie and Scott Miller

The Righteous Among Nations: Rescuers of Jews during the Holocaust

Mordecai Paldiel

Why the Jews?: the reason for anti-Semitism

Dennis Prager and Joseph Telushkin
New Lives: Survivors of the Holocaust Living in America

Dorothy Rabinowitz
Blood in the Face: The Ku Klux Klan, Aryan Nations, Nazi Skinheads and the Rise of a New White Culture

James Ridgeway
Saving the Jews: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Holocaust

Robert Rosen
Why People Believe Weird Things (chapters on Holocaust denial)

Michael Shermer
The Nightmare Years: 1930-1040

William Shirer

Holocaust Denial

Kenneth Stern, The American Jewish Committee

The Last Album: Eyes from the Ashes of Auschwitz-Birkenau

Ann Weiss

A Conspiracy of Decency: The Rescue of the Danish Jews during WWII

Through the Eyes of Innocents: Children Witness World War II

Emmy Werner
The Abandonment of the Jews

David Wyman

Historical Atlas of the Holocaust

US Holocaust Memorial Museum


Hiding Edith: A True Story

Kathy Kacer

Memories of Survival

Esther Nisenthal Krinitz & Bernice Steinhardt

The Big Lie

Isabella Leitner

Hidden Child

Isaac Millman

Lily Renee, Escape Artist: From Holocaust Survivor to Comic Book Pioneer (graphic novel)

Trina Robbins

Fireflies in the Dark: The Story of Friedl Dicker-Brandeis and the Children of Terezin

Susan Goldman Rubin

The Cage

To Life

Ruth Sender
Elsie’s War: A Story of Courage in Nazi Germany

My Secret Camera: Life in the Lodz Ghetto

Frank Dabba Smith
Would You Salute? One Child’s Story of the Holocaust

D. Kelley Steele

Luba: the Angel of Bergen-Belsen

Luba Tryszynska-Frederick, as told to Michelle McCann

My Sister and I

Dirk van der Heide

Lonek’s Journey: The True Story of a Boy’s Escape to Freedom

Dorit Bader Whitman

Erika’s Story

Ruth Vander Zee

Parallel Journeys

Eleanor Ayer with Helen Waterford and Alfons Heck

We Are Witnesses: Five Diaries of Teenagers Who Died in the Holocaust

Jacob Boas

I Have Lived A Thousand Years

Livia Bitton-Jackson

Hidden on the Mountain: Stories of Children Sheltered from the Nazis in Le Chambon

Deborah Durland DeSaix & Karen Gray Ruelle

The Hitler Youth: Marching Toward Madness

Alexa Dvorson

The Other Victims: First-Person Stories of Non-Jews Persecuted by the Nazis

Ina R. Friedman

Escape: Teens Who Escaped the Holocaust to Freedom

Sandra Giddens

Pearls of Childhood

Vera Gissing

Children in the Holocaust and World War II: Their Secret Diaries

Laurel Holliday

Sky: A True Story of Resistance during World War II

Hanneke Ippisch

Rescued Images: Memories of a Childhood in Hiding

Ruth Jacobsen

The Book of Alfred Kantor

Alfred Kantor

Surviving the Angel of Death: the Story of a Mengele Twin in Auschwitz

Eva Mozes Kor and Lisa Rojany Buccieri

Rutka’s Notebook: A Voice from the Holocaust

Rutka Laskier

No pretty pictures: a child of war

Anita Lobel

The Upstairs Room

The Journey Back

Johanna Reiss
Girl with Two Landscapes: the Wartime Diary of Lena Jedwab, 1941-1945

Lena Jedwab Rosenberg

The Hiding Place

Corrie Ten Boom

Liberation: Teens in the Concentration Camps and the Teen Soldiers Who Liberated Them

E. Tina Tito

Tomi: A Childhood under the Nazis

Tomi Ungerer

Surviving Hitler: A Boy in the Nazi Death Camps

Andrea Warren

The Diary of Dawid Sierakowiak: Five Notebooks from the Lodz Ghetto

Edited by Alan Adelson

Alicia: My Story

Alicia Appleman-Jurman

The Secret Holocaust Diaries: the untold story of Nonna Bannister

Nonna Bannister with Denise George and Carolyn Tomlin

From the Ashes of Sobibor

Thomas Toivi Blatt

Tapestry of Hope: Holocaust Writing for Young People

Compiled by Lillian Boraks-Nemetz & Irene Watts

Schindler's Legacy: True Stories of the List Survivors

Elinor J. Brecher

Tell No One Who You Are: The hidden childhood of Regine Miller

Walter Buchignani

The Girl in the Green Sweater: a Life in Holocaust’s Shadow

Krystyna Chiger

Man's Search for Meaning

Viktor E. Frankl

Four Letters to the Witnesses of My Childhood

Helena Ganor

Fiet’s Vase and other stories of survival, Europe 1939-1945

Alison Leslie Gold

A Bag of Marbles

Joseph Joffo

What We Knew: Terror, Mass Murder & Everyday Life in Nazi Germany, An Oral History

Eric Johnson & Karl-Heinz Reuband

They Called Me Mayer July: Painted Memories of a Jewish Childhood in Poland Before the Holocaust

Mayer Kirschenblatt

All But My Life

Gerda Weissmann Klein

The Mascot: Unraveling the Mystery of My Jewish Father’s Nazi Boyood

Mark Kurzem

The Hidden Children of the Holocaust: Teens Who Hid from the Nazis

Esther Kustanowitz

A Child al Confino: The True Story of a Jewish Boy and His Mother in Mussolini’s Italy

Eric Lamet

Four perfect pebbles: a Holocaust story

Marion Blumenthal Lazan

Five Chimneys: A Woman Survivor’s True Story of Auschwitz

Olga Lengyel

Hidden Children: The Secret Survivors of the Holocaust

Jane Marks

Kinderlager: An Oral History of Young Holocaust Survivors

Milton Nieuwsma

The Beautiful Days of My Youth

Ana Novac

And the Violins Stopped Playing: A Story of the Gypsy Holocaust

Alexander Ramati

Thanks to My Mother

Schoschana Rabinovici

We’re Alive and Life Goes On: A Theresienstadt Diary

Eva Roubickova

The White Rose

Inge Scholl

The Diary of Mary Berg: Growing Up in the Warsaw Ghetto

Edited by S.L. Shneiderman

Grace in the Wilderness: After the Liberation 1945-1948

Aranka Siegel

Remembering: Voices of the Holocaust, A New History in the Words of the Men and Women Who Survived

Lyn Smith

This Has Happened: An Italian Family in Auschwitz

Piera Sonnino

Maus: a survivor's tale (graphic novel)

Maus II: and here my troubles began (graphic novel)

Meta Maus

Art Spiegelman

Flory: A Miraculous Story of Survival

Flory Van Beek

Edith’s Story

Edith Velmans

Inside the Gas Chambers: Eight Months in the Sonderkommando of Auschwitz

Shlomo Venezia

I Never Saw Another Butterfly: Children's Drawings and Poems from Terezin Concentration Camp 1942-1944

Hana Volavkova
Two Rings: A Story of Love and War

Millie Werber and Eve Keller



Elie Wiesel
Salvaged Pages: Young Writers’ Diaries of the Holocaust

Alexandra Zapruder


Anne Frank
Anne Frank: The Whole Story

Anne Frank Remembered

The Attic: The Hiding of the Frank Family

Classmates of Anne Frank

Diary of Anne Frank

Just a Diary

Concentration camps

Playing for Time

Sophie’s Choice

Out of the Ashes

Escape from Sobibor

The Grey Zone

Warsaw ghetto


Border Street


Miracle at Midnight

Weapons of the Spirit

Raoul Wallenberg: Buried Alive



America and the Holocaust


The Long Way Home

Echoes that Remain


I’m Still Here: Real Diaries of Young People who Lived during the Holocaust

In Search of Peace

Hitler’s Secretary

More than Broken Glass

Lodz Ghetto

The Nazi Officer’s Wife

Paper clips


Holocaust miniseries

The Hiding Place

The Devil’s Arithmetic

The Nightmare Years

Enemies: A Love Story

Europa Europa

Schindler’s List

Swing Kids

The Wannsee Conference

The Pianist

Gentleman’s Agreement

Never Forget

Murder’s Among Us

The Boat is Full

Tuskegee Airmen

Max and Helen

The Affair

Judgment at Nuremberg


France’s Shame

The White Rose

I Am David

Sophie Scholl: The Final Days

The Reader


Anne Frank Center USA
Anne Frank House
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
The Holocaust History Project
The Cybrary of the Holocaust
USC Shoah Foundation Institute
The Simon Wiesenthal Center and The Museum of Tolerance
Yad Vashem: The Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority, Israel
The Nizkor Project
Museum of Tolerance/Simon Wiesenthal Center Multimedia Learning Center online
Miep Gies: Her Own Story
The Ghetto Fighters Museum
Newspapers in Education: Anne Frank: Lessons in Human Rights and Dignity
The History Place Holocaust timeline
Women and the Holocaust
An Auschwitz Alphabet
Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum
Rescue of the Danish Jews
Life in a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project
The Southern Poverty Law Center
Sara’s Attic (Holocaust history designed for ages 8-11)
Holocaust Survivors
A Teacher’s Guide to the Holocaust
Holocaust Teacher Resource Center
Jewish Populations & History, by country
The Jewish Heritage Video Collection
Anti-Defamation League Holocaust Education and Remembrance
Anti-Defamation League: A World of Difference Institute Anti-Bias Education & Diversity Training
Human Rights Watch: Defending Human Rights Worldwide
Youth for Human Rights
Enough: the project to end genocide and crimes against humanity
The Pyramid of Hate Exercise (USC Shoah Foundation Institute)
Genocide Watch: 8 stages of genocide
Facing History and Ourselves
American Civil Liberties Union
Library of Congress Primary Source Sets
History Matters
Centropa: An Interactive Database of Jewish Memory

Jewish Virtual Library
National Museum of American Jewish History
The American Jewish Historical Society
Center for Jewish History

Internet Jewish History Sourcebook

Jewish Women's Archive
Why the Jews?

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