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Holocaust Remembrance Day

Learn more about the Holcaust with these books from Macmillan Chilldren's Publishing Group.

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Henry Holt and Co.

Anne Frank

Here is the story of Anne Frank, who, from 1942 to 1944, hid from the Nazis with her family in a secret apartment in Amsterdam. As Hitler carried out his plans...

"...Here is the story of Anne Frank, who, from 1942 to 1944, hid from the Nazis with her family in a secret apartment in Amsterdam. As Hitler carried out his plans.... Here is the story of Anne Frank, who, from 1942 to 1944, hid from the Nazis with her family in a secret apartment in Amsterdam. As Hitler carried out his plans to rid Europe of all Jews, Anne bravely made the best of her confined life. She wrote in her diary, kept up with her studies, and pasted photographs of movie stars on her wall..."

By Yona Zeldis McDonough and Malcah Zeldis

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On a summer day in 1942, Anne Frank and her family went into hiding from the Nazis. Until the day they arrested her, more than two years later, she kept a...

By Menno Metselaar, Ruud van der Rol and Arnold J. Pomerans

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The Search

Esther remembers her own experience of the Holocaust as a Jewish girl living in Amsterdam, and recounts to her grandson Daniel and his friend Jeroen how she...

"...Esther remembers her own experience of the Holocaust as a Jewish girl living in Amsterdam, and recounts to her grandson Daniel and his friend Jeroen how she.... Esther remembers her own experience of the Holocaust as a Jewish girl living in Amsterdam, and recounts to her grandson Daniel and his friend Jeroen how she escaped from the Nazis and survived by going into hiding in the countryside. Her parents were not so lucky. Esther knows they were sent to a concentration camp and died there, and w..."

By Eric Heuvel, Ruud van der Rol, Lies Schippers and Lorraine T. Miller

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A Family Secret

While searching his grandmother’s attic for likely items to sell at a yard sale, Jeroen finds a photo album that brings back hard memories for his grandmother,...

"...While searching his grandmother’s attic for likely items to sell at a yard sale, Jeroen finds a photo album that brings back hard memories for his grandmother,.... While searching his grandmother’s attic for likely items to sell at a yard sale, Jeroen finds a photo album that brings back hard memories for his grandmother, Helena. Helena tells Jeroen for the first time about her experiences during the German occupation of the Netherlands during the Second World War, and mourns the loss of her Je..."

By Eric Heuvel and Lorraine T. Miller

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A Deborah Brodie Book

Hitler's Canary

"My brother stood up so quickly he almost knocked Mama over. 'Why aren't you doing something? Do you know what the British are calling us? Hitler's canary!...

"..."My brother stood up so quickly he almost knocked Mama over. 'Why aren't you doing something? Do you know what the British are calling us? Hitler's canary!.... "My brother stood up so quickly he almost knocked Mama over. 'Why aren't you doing something? Do you know what the British are calling us? Hitler's canary! I've heard it on the radio, on the BBC. They say he has us in a cage and we just sit and sing any tune he wants.'"   Bamse's family are theater people. They don't get involved in poli..."

Sandi Toksvig Sandi Toksvig

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Roaring Brook Press

Emil and Karl

Written in the form of a suspense novel, Emil & Karl draws readers into the dilemma faced by two young boys--one Jewish, the other not--when they suddenly find...

"...Written in the form of a suspense novel, Emil & Karl draws readers into the dilemma faced by two young boys--one Jewish, the other not--when they suddenly find.... Written in the form of a suspense novel, Emil & Karl draws readers into the dilemma faced by two young boys--one Jewish, the other not--when they suddenly find themselves without homes or families in Vienna on the eve of World War II. A taut, gripping page-turner, it offers a picture of life during the period and the moral challenges..."

By Yankev Glatshteyn and Jeffrey Shandler

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Frances Foster Books

The Champion of Children

The Story of Janusz Korczak

In 1912, a well-known doctor and writer named Janusz Korczak designed an extraordinary orphanage for Jewish children in Warsaw, Poland. Believing that children...

Tomek Bogacki Tomek Bogacki

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Henry Holt and Co.

Kindertransport

Mama and I climbed aboard. I waved to Papa until he was only a tiny speck in the distance. The train turned the curve, and he was gone. The powerful...

"...Mama and I climbed aboard. I waved to Papa until he was only a tiny speck in the distance. The train turned the curve, and he was gone. The powerful.... Mama and I climbed aboard. I waved to Papa until he was only a tiny speck in the distance. The train turned the curve, and he was gone. The powerful autobiographical account of a young girls' struggle as a Jewish refugee in England from 1939-1945.. "One of the World War II reminiscences that middle school readers will devour." --School Library..."

Olga Levy Drucker

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Square Fish

We Are Witnesses

Five Diaries of Teenagers Who Died in the Holocaust

Voices that must be heard. Voices we must never forget.

Jacob Boas

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We Remember the Holocaust

We Remember the Holocaust chronicles the Holocaust in the voices of those who survived it. They tell us about Jewish life in Europe before the 1930s and about...

David A. Adler

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Henry Holt and Co.

Tropical Secrets

Holocaust Refugees in Cuba

Daniel has escaped Nazi Germany with nothing but a desperate dream that he might one day find his parents again. But that golden land called New York has...

"...Daniel has escaped Nazi Germany with nothing but a desperate dream that he might one day find his parents again. But that golden land called New York has.... Daniel has escaped Nazi Germany with nothing but a desperate dream that he might one day find his parents again. But that golden land called New York has turned away his ship full of refugees, and Daniel finds himself in Cuba. As the tropical island begins to work its magic on him, the young refugee befriends a local girl with some painful..."

Margarita Engle Margarita Engle

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