One of the most unimaginable tragedies of our time, the Holocaust can be a difficult subject to both teach and discuss. The 24 carefully curated books on this list can be used in a variety of ways to help students understand both the history and the cultural significance of this grave time period in human history. This list includes gripping first-person accounts from historical figures like Anne Frank and Elie Wiesel; moving stories of heroic rescues from both adult and children survivors; and award-winning, bestselling Holocaust fiction like Lois Lowry's Number the Stars and Marcus Zusak's The Book Thief. This collection is a essential resource for any classroom library.
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