Holocaust - Jewish, World War II
There are many books you could use to further research the persecution of the Jews in Europe during World War II ... these are some that you may care to look at:
- Berenbaum, M. 2006, The World must know: the history of the Holocaust as told in the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. 2nd edition. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C.
- Leapman, M. 1998, Witnesses to war: eight true-life stories of Nazi persecution, Viking, London
- My secret camera: life in the Lodz Ghetto with photographs by Mendel Grossman, 2000, text by Frank Dabba Smith and with an introduction by Howard Jacobson, Francis Lincoln, London
- Porat, Dan, 2010, The Boy: a Holocaust story, Melbourne University Press, Carlton, Victoria
- Frank, Anne, 1997, The Diary of a young girl, Penguin, London. First published in 1947.
- Levi, Primo, 2014, If this is man [&] The Truce, Abacus, London. First published in Italy in 1958
- Wiesel, Elie, 1960 Night, Penguin, London
Children of the Holocaust
- Lee, Carol Ann, 2006, Anne Frank and the children of the Holocaust, Puffin Books, New York
- Ungerer, Tomi, 1998, Tomi: a life under the Nazis, Tomic, a division of The Roberts Rinehart Publishing Group, Boulder, Colorado.
- Zullo, Allan, Bovsun, 2004, Mara, Survivors: true stories of the Holocaust, Scholastic, New York
Illustrated & Picture books
This is just a small collection of some of our illustrated and picture books that deal with the Holocaust. Please ask for help to locate any additional resources.
- Innocenti, Roberto, 1985, Rose Blanche, with text by Ian McEwan, based on a story by Christophe Gallaz, Red Fox, London.
- Rubin, Susan Goldman, Weissberger, Ela, 2006, The Cat with the yellow star: coming of age in Terezin, Holiday House, New York
- Sendak, Maurice, 2003, Brundibar, pictures by Maurice Sendak, retold by Tony Kushner. This book is based on the Czech opera of the same name ("Brundibar" is Czech slang for "bumblebee"); with a libretto by Adolf Hoffmister, set to music by Hans Krasa. This opera was performed fifty-five times by the children Terezin, the Nazi concentration camp. Krasa, who was Jewish, was also imprisoned in Terezin. He was killed at Auschwitz in 1944.
- Unger, Tomi, 2010, Otto: the autobiography of a teddy bear
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Library subject guides
- Anne Frank Museum Amsterdam
- Holocaust Learning
- The Holocaust Resource Centre: Yad Vashaem
- Jewish Holocaust Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
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