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Themed Booklists

The Concentration Camps

Memoir, biography, historical fiction, photo essays, as well as poems and art work, tell the stories of concentration camp victims and survivors. These books make an excellent complement to history units on World War II. 

night

Night

Elie Wiesel, Stella Rodway
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Autobiography and Memoir
Published:
1956
I Never Saw Another Butterfly

I Never Saw Another Butterfly

Hana Volavkova
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Autobiography and Memoir, Nonfiction
Published:
1994
Maus

Maus I: A Survivor’s Tale

Art Spiegelman
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Autobiography and Memoir, Nonfiction
Published:
1980
the cage

The Cage

Ruth Minsky Sender
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Autobiography and Memoir
Published:
1986

I Am Rosemarie

Marietta D. Moskin
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Fiction, Historical Fiction
Published:
1972
Fragments of Isabella

Fragments of Isabella

Isabella Leitner , Irving A. Leitner
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Autobiography and Memoir, Nonfiction
Published:
2018
All But My Life

All But My Life

Gerda Weissmann Klein
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Autobiography and Memoir, Nonfiction
Published:
1995
Fatelessness

Fatelessness

Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Fiction, Historical Fiction
Published:
2004
Always Remember Me:  How One Family Survived World War II

Always Remember Me: How One Family Survived World War II

Marisabina Russo
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Historical Fiction
Published:
2005

Torn Thread

Anne Isaacs
Age Level:
Middle Grade
I Have Lived A Thousand Years

I Have Lived A Thousand Years

Livia Bitton-Jackson
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Autobiography and Memoir, Nonfiction
Published:
1999

The Seamstress

Sara Tuvel Bernstein
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Autobiography and Memoir, Nonfiction
Published:
2008
Alicia: My Story

Alicia: My Story

Alicia Appleman-Jurman
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Autobiography and Memoir, Nonfiction
Published:
1989

The Children We Remember

Chana Abells
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Nonfiction
Published:
1983
The Devil's Arithmetic

The Devil’s Arithmetic

Jane Yolen
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Historical Fiction
Published:
1988
Genre:
Nonfiction