Holocaust

The Book Thief

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By Zusak, Marcus  Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesl--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors. A Michael L. Printz Honor award book.

My Canary Yellow Star

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By Wiseman, Eva  When the Nazis invade Hungary, Marta is barred from classes because she is Jewish; her father is arrested and sent to dig ditches. Even the act of seeing her friend Peter could mean death for them both, because Peter is not Jewish. Things grow worse: Peter disappears, food becomes scarce, and the family is evicted. Then Marta hears about an obscure diplomat, Raoul Wallenberg, who may be able to help her family.

If I Should Die Before I Wake

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By Nolan, Han  As Hilary, a Neo-Nazi initiate, lies in a coma, she is transported back to Poland at the onset of World War II into the life of a Jewish teenager

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas: A Fable

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By Boyne, John 

Bored and lonely after his family moves from Berlin to a place called "Out-With" in 1942, Bruno, the son of a Nazi officer, befriends a boy in striped pajamas who lives behind a wire fence.

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