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Anne Frank : The Diary of a Young Girl
by Anne Frank

The Boys : The Untold Story of 732 Young Concentration Camp Survivors
by Martin Gilbert

Paperback - 528 pages Reprint edition (September 1998)
Owl Books; ISBN: 0805044035

Castles Burning : A Child's Life in War
by Magda Denes
Paperback - 384 pages (March 1998)
Touchstone Books; ISBN: 0684846888

Child of the Warsaw Ghetto
David A. Adler, Karen Ritz (Illustrator)
School & Library Binding / Published 1995

Children of the Flames : Dr. Josef Mengele and the Untold Story of the Twins of Auschwitz
by Lucette Matalon Lagnado, Sheila Cohn Dekel (Contributor)
Listed under Nazi Doctors

Europa, Europa
by Solomon Perel
Solomon Perel's may be one of the strangest wartime memoirs ever committed to print. At the outbreak of World War II Perel, a young Polish Jew, was interned in a Soviet orphanage. Captured by Wehrmacht soldiers, Perel, fluent in Russian and German, passed himself off as an ethnic German and was adopted by the Nazi unit to act as a translator--and as something of a mascot. Sent to Berlin to an all-male military school, Perel managed against all odds to keep his secret (after the war, he revealed his true identity to his disbelieving comrades-in-arms); in the meantime, his family perished. Now available for the first time in English translation, the full book revels in a sharp sense of irony and an ever-unfolding abundance of improbable episodes.
The Girl in the Red Coat: A Memoir
The Girl in the Red Coat: A Memoir
by Roma Ligocka, Iris Von Fickenstein, Margot Bettauer Dembo
Book Description: When she first saw Schindler's List--to whose premiere in Germany she was invited--Roma Ligocka suddenly realized she was witnessing a part of her own life. She felt instinctively that the little girl in the red coat--the only spot of color in the film--was her. When she had lived in the Krakow ghetto during the Second World War she had worn a strawberry-red coat given to her by her grandmother. Unlike the girl in Spielbeg's film, however, Roma survived the war. Startled by this eerie conjunction of art and reality, Ligocka determind to write the story of her own life, to find out what had become of the little girl, and to measure who she now was. 
From a harrowing childhood under the Nazis, described with a simplicity and innocence that lends it even greater power, through the trials of living in Communist Poland, to a career in the theater and film (an artistic struggle paralleling that of her cousin, Roman Polanski), Ligocka traces her struggle for self-defiition and happiness. The Girl in the Red Coat is a courageous and moving story of survival and triumph.
Hardcover from St. Martin's Press
Book Published: 18 September, 2002
The Hidden Children: The Secret Survivors of the Holocaust
by Jane Marks
The stories of 22 Holocaust survivors who, as children, hid from the Nazis.

The Hidden Children
by Howard Greenfield
Paperback - 118 pages (October 1997)
Houghton Mifflin Co (Juv); ISBN: 0395861381

I Never Saw Another Butterfly
Children's Drawings and Poems from Terezin Concentration Camp, 1942-1944
15,000 young children passed through the Terezin Concentration Camp. Fewer than 100 survived. In these poems and pictures drawn by the young inmates, we see the daily misery of these uprooted children, as well as their hopes and fears, their courage and optimism. 60 color illustrations.

Maus a Survivors Tale: My Father Bleeds History
by Art Spiegelman
A Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel about the holocaust, suitable for readers of all ages.
Listed under Maus - A Survivor's Tale


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