Maus I: A Survivor’s Tale
Age Level:Middle Grade
Genre:Autobiography and Memoir, Nonfiction
In this graphic novel, Spiegelman writes of his father’s struggle as a Jew in Poland during World War II. In comic book form, the Jews are depicted as mice, the Nazis as cats, and those who side with the Nazis are pigs. Spiegelman won a Pulitzer Prize in 1992 for this work.