• Holocaust Themes Using Picture Books

     

    I.  Confronting and Combating Prejudice

              Terrible Things by Eve Bunting

              Sneetches by Dr. Seuss

              Best Friends by Elisabeth Reuter

              The Children We Remember by Chana Byers Abells

              Star of Fear, Star of Hope  by Jo Hoestlandt

     

    II.  Creating Community

              The Island of the Skog by Stephen Kellogg

              The Yellow Star - The Legend of King Christian X  by Carmen

                   Agra Deedy

              The Christmas Menorahs by Janice Cohn

              Let the Celebrations Begin by Margaret Wild

              I Never Saw Another Butterfly  edited by Hana Volavkova

              Fireflies in the Dark - The Story of Friedl Dicker-Brandeis and the Children of Terezin by Susan Goldman Rubin

     

    III.  Those Who Made a Difference (heroes, heroines, the Righteous)

              The Lily Cupboard  by Shulamith Levey Oppenheim

              Rose Blanche by Roberto Innocenti

              Passage to Freedom - The Sugihara Story by Ken Mochizuki

              The Butterfly by Patricia Polacco

              A Picture Book of Anne Frank by David A. Adler

              In My Pocket by Dorrith M. Sim

              Forging Freedom  by Hudson Talbott

              A Hero and the Holocaust:  The JanuscKorczak Story       

                     and His Children by David A. Adler

     

    IV.  Holocaust History

              The Number on My Grandfathers Arm  by David A. Adler

              Child of the Warsaw Ghetto  by David A. Adler

              Flowers on the Wall  by Miriam Nerlove

              Hilde and Eli  by David A. Adler

              Hiding From the Nazis  by David A. Adler

              One More Border by William Kaplan

              My Secret Camera - Life in the Lodz Ghetto  Photographs by

              Mendel Grossman, text by Frank Dabba Smith

              Promise of a New Spring - the Holocaust and Renewal by Gerda   

                    Weissman Klein

     

    V.  The Importance of Remembering

              Dont Forget by Patricia Larkin

              The Feather-Bed Journey by Paula Kurzband Feder

              One Yellow Daffodil- A Hanukkah Story by David A. Adler

              Elisabeth  by Claire A. Nivola

              Nine Spoons - A Chanukah Story by Marci Stillerman

              I Am a Holocaust Torah  by Rabbi Alex J. Goldman

              The Tattooed Torah by Marvel Ginsburg

              Miracle in the Glass by Ruthann Crosby

              One Candle by Eve Bunting