Books for Remembering the Holocaust
- Grades: 6–8, 9–12
From Unit Plan: Remembering the Holocaust
The following books contain information about the Holocaust and World War II to create a meaningful introduction to an historic tragedy.
Anne Frank: Beyond the Diary: A Photographic Remembrance by Ruud van der Rol and Rian Verhoeven
A documentation of Anne Frank's childhood and the historic events that sent her family into hiding.
Classroom Tip: This book contains photos, maps, and information about the Holocaust that students can use in their research.
Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Describes Hitler's growing years.
Classroom Tip: Give students background knowledge to help answer the question, "How could such things happen?"
Stories of the Holocaust Grades 6-9 by multiple authors.
Includes 5 books:
- Daniel's Story
- Escape from Warsaw
- Four Perfect Pebbles
- Room in the Heart
- Shadow Life
Surviving Hitler: A Boy in the Nazi Death Camps by Andrea Warren
A true story of courage, friendship, family love, and growing up in the shadow of the Third Reich.
Usborne: True Stories of the Second World War by Paul Dowswell
Stories about WWII including maps and drawings of historic events.
Classroom Tip: Students can use this book to help them understand the events of WWII while researching the Holocaust.