Bibliography

  1. Adler, David A. The Number on my Grandfather's Arm. 1987.Union of American Hebrew Congregations Press. Grade 1 and up. (Also: Child of the Warsaw Ghetto; One Yellow Daffodil; A Picture Book of Anne Frank). A separate bibliography of Holocaust literature suitable for children, with over 30 titles, is available upon request.

  2. Bauer,Yehuda. Rethinking the Holocaust. 2001.YaleU. Press. A major Holocaust historian asks questions about what happened and why.

  3. Berenbaum, Michael. A Promise to Remember: The Holocaust in the Words and Voices of the Survivors. 2003.Bulfinch Press.A testament to the will of the survivors; includes an audio CD.

  4. Bitton-Jackson, Livia. Hello America: A Refugee's Journey From Auschwitz to the New World. 2006. Simon & Schuster. (Also: Elli: Coming of Age in the Holocaust; My Bridges of Hope: Searching for Life and Love After Auschwitz)

  5. Cornwell, John. Hitler's Pope. 1999.Penguin pb. A strong documentation condemning Pius XII's silence during the Shoah.

  6. Davidowicz, Lucy S. The War Against the Jews. 1976.Holt, Rinehart, Wmston. A classic history of the Holocaust (also: A Holocaust Reader).

  7. Frank, Anne. The Diary of a Young Girl. 1972.Simon and Schuster or Pocketbooks. Grade 5 and up. A classic, the most frequently recommended choice for children.

  8. Friedlander, Saul. The Years of Extermination. Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1939-1945. 2007. HarperCollins. The standard historical work on Nazi Germany's mass murder of Europe's Jews, interweaving individual testimony with the broader depiction of events with unparalleled vividness and power. (Also:VoLl:The Years of Persecution, 1933-1939.)

  9. Hausner, Gideon. Justice in Jerusalem. 1978.Herzl Press. An account of the Eichmann trial.

  10. Hilberg, Raul. The Destruction of the European Jews. 1985.Holmes & Meier.A definitive account based on German documentation.

  11. Levi, Primo. The Drowned and the Saved. 1988.Summit Books. The last work by the brilliant survivor.

  12. Lipstadt, Deborah. Denying the Holocaust: The Growing Assault on Truth and Memory. 1993.Free Press. How denial threatens Jews and undermines tenets of objective scholarship (also:Beyond Belief).

  13. Meed, Vladka. On Both Sides of the Wall. Memoirs from the Warsaw Ghetto. 1979.Holocaust Library,N.Y.The story of a Jewish underground survivor who repeatedly entered and exited the ghetto.

  14. Opdyke, Irene Gut. Into the Flames: The Life Story of a Righteous Gentile. 1992.Borgo Press. Penkower, Monty N. The Holocaust and Israel Reborn: From Catastrophe to Sovereignty. 1994.U. of Illinois Press. The bond between the two most important events in contemporary Jewish history (also: The Jews Were Expendable).

  15. Tee,Nechama. Resilience and Courage: Women, Men and the Holocaust. 2003.YaleU. Press. A comprehensive gender analysis of Jewish survivors' coping strategies (also: Defiance: The Bielski Partisans; Dry Tears: The Story of a Lost Childhood).

  16. Weiss,Gabriela & Cieri, Dominique. From the Attic to the Classroom to the Stage: History through Drama: the Holocaust. 2001.Yavneh Academy.

  17. Wiesel, Elie. Night. 1981.Avon pap. 1982.Bantam pap. An autobiographical memoir of his youth in Auschwitz.