Voorhees Middle School

Inspire, Engage, and Innovate

The following books are recommended for upper elementary, middle school and high school students for Holocaust Studies:


Fiction Books

Although these books are classified as fiction, many are based on fact.

*Picture books are not included in this list


Asscher-Pinkhof.  Star Children

Arrick, Fran.  Chernowitz!

Baylis-White, Mary.  Sheltering Rebecca

Becker, Jurek.  Jacob The Liar

Bishop, Clair Huchet.  Twenty and Ten

Drucker, Malka and Michael Halperin.  Jacobs Rescue; A Holocaust Story

Friedman, Carl.  Nightfather

Gotfryd, Bernard.  The Dove Fancier and Other Tales of the Holocaust

Isaacs, Anne.  Torn Threads

Kerr, Judith.  When Hitler Stole the Pink Rabbit

Kerr, M.E.  Gentlehands

Laird, Christa.  Shadow of the Wall

Levitin, Sonia.  Journey to America

Lowry, Lois.  Number the Stars

Matas, Carol.   After the War

                       Code Name Kris

                       Daniels Story

                       Greater Than Angels

                       In My Enemies House

                       Lisas War

Mazer, Norma Fox.  Good Night, Maman

McSwigan, Marie.  Snow Treasure

Morpurgo, Michael.  Waiting For Anya

Moskin, Marietta.  I Am Rosemarie

Nolan, Han.  If I Should Die Before I Wake

Orgel, Doris.  The Devil in Vienna

Orlev, Uri.  The Island on Bird Street

                   The Man From the Other Side

Ozick, Cynthia.  The Shawl

Richter, Hans Peter.  Friedrich

                                 I Was There

Reuter, Bjarne.  The Boys From St. Petri

Pausewang, Gudrun.  The Final Journey

Sachs, Marilyn.  A Pocket Full of Seeds

Schnur, Steven.  The Shadow Children

Serraillier, Ian.  Escape From Warsaw (original title - The Silver Sword)

Spiegelman, Art.  Maus I

                           Maus II

Suhl, Yuri.  Uncle Mishas Partisans

Vos, Ida.  Anna is Still Her

                Hide and Seek

Williams, Laura E.  Behind the Bedroom Wall

Yolen, Jane.  Briar Rose

                     The Devils Arithmetic