Holocaust Remembrance Series for Young Readers

This award-winning series proves that you can talk to young people about serious issues. It resonates with children from all cultures and all walks of life.

Books in Holocaust Remembrance Series for Young Readers

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Clara's War

From the Silver Birch Award-winning author of The Secret of Gabi's Dresser... It's a dangerous time for thirteen-year-old Clara and her family. They have just been imprisoned in Terezin (Terezinst... more
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Guardian Angel House

Based on the true story of two sisters sheltered from the Nazis by a group of Catholic nuns during World War II... Mama had always told twelve-year-old Susan that there was no safe place for a Jew... more
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Hana's Suitcase

The extraordinary true story that brings the history of the Holocaust to life for young readersFrom the foreword by Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu: "How extraordinary that this humble ... more
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Hana's Suitcase Anniversary Album

On the 10th anniversary of the publication of Hana's Suitcase, the beloved story now in a new book with over 60 pages of added materials. Also available as a Multi-Touch Enhanced eBook exclusively... more
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Hana's Suitcase - Book and Audio CD

"Hana's Suitcase should be required reading." - Quill and Quire. "Like the documentary, the book is a treasure for children and adults." - The Toronto Star. In the spring of 2000, Fumiko Ishioka,... more
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Hana's Suitcase on Stage

Since its publication in 2002, the story of Hana Brady, a little girl who wanted to become a teacher, has captured hearts and minds of schoolchildren and adults around the world. Since its 2006 wor... more
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Hiding Edith

The true story of Edith Schwalb, a young Jewish girl who was saved from the Nazis by the courage of the entire French village of Moissac. Edith's story is remarkable not only for her own bravery, ... more
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Holocaust Remembrance Series Teacher Resource

This comprehensive teacher's guide is designed to accompany the Holocaust Remembrance Series for Young Readers - Guide comes in five parts with resources and activities - Explores major themes: i... more
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Holocaust Remembrance Series Teacher Resource Set

This comprehensive teacher's guide is designed to accompany the Holocaust Remembrance Series for Young Readers. This package includes the five-part teaching guide and a set of ten books The Guide... more
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Shanghai Escape

Shanghai, China is a strange place for a young Jewish girl from Vienna…   But that is where Lily Toufar finds herself in 1938. She and her family have left their home to find safety far away... more
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The Choice

Nominated for the 2016 Canadian Library Association's Book of the Year for Children Award.A story of consequences, friendship, and a young man's search for identity. Thirteen-year-ol... more
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The Diary of Laura's Twin

A mysterious diary links modern-day Laura to Sara, a young Jewish girl fighting to stay alive during WWII... Laura has just three weeks to go before her Jewish coming of age ceremony, called a Ba... more
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The Holocaust Remembrance Series for Young Readers Teacher Resource - Digital Edition

ORDER HEREThis resource guide can be used with any of the books in the Holocaust Remembrance series to explore themes of identity, community, rights, responsibilities, and the power to choose. ... more
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The Night Spies

Based on real events and real characters... It is the middle of World War II, and Gabi and her mother have been lucky so far, eluding the grasp of Nazi soldiers who are sending Jewish people away ... more
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The Righteous Smuggler

During World War II, when Hendrik, the young son of a fisherman in Amsterdam, notices his Jewish friends being barred from school and ostracized by their other classmates, he is determined to stand... more
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The Secret of Gabi's Dresser

Based on the true story of how the author's mother was hidden from the Nazis... The heroine, Gabi, recounts how as a young Jewish girl she lived on a family farm in Eastern Europe during the Seco... more
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The Ship to Nowhere

Rachel Fletcher is eleven years old when she, her mother and sister are crammed on board the Exodus, a dilapidated vessel smuggling 4500 Jewish refugees risking their lives to reach Palestine, thei... more
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The Underground Reporters

In Budejovice, a quiet village in Czechoslovakia, laws and rules were introduced to restrict the freedom of Jewish people during the dark days of World War II. A small plot of land by the river was... more
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To Hope and Back

An ocean-liner carrying Jewish passengers can find no safe harbour... Lisa and Sol board the luxury ship St. Louis in Hamburg, Germany on May 13, 1939 with mixed feelings. Lisa and her family are... more
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We Are Their Voice

Do young people today find meaning in the Holocaust? This question prompted a writing project that brought heartfelt responses from students from across North America and abroad. Their voices – in... more

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