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Holocaust stories

Graphic novel shares stories of six Holocaust survivors

This graphic novel shares the stories of six Jewish children who survived the Holocaust.

Summer vacation reads – reviewing The Book Thief, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas and Anna and the Apocalypse

I read these three books on the beach, although I wouldn't consider them beach reads.

Middle grade book tells the story of Marcel Marceau, who saved Jewish children during the Second World War

Kathy Kacer's Masters of Silence showcases the story of mime Marcel Marceau who helped Jewish children escape Nazis.

When We Were Shadows is based on the true story of a family in the Hidden Village and the Dutch Resistance who helped them

This book for young readers touches on a story I haven't read much about - the Dutch Resistance.

Getting a new look at the life of Anne Frank in Second Story Press’ All About Anne

Created by the Anne Frank House, All About Anne offers a new look into the life and murder of Anne and her family.

Kathy Kacer’s The Sound of Freedom offers a child’s perspective of the Holocaust

The Sound of Freedom follows the story of Anna who encourages her family to flee Poland and the hatred directed toward Jewish people.

Review: Come Back For Me, a story of hate, fear, love and hope

Book by Toronto's Sharon Hart-Green follows the story of a Toronto teen in the 1960s and a Hungarian teen during the Second World War Come Back For Me by Sharon Hart-Green ($20, New Jewish Press) tells two stories – teenager... Continue Reading →

Q&A with Toronto resident Kathy Kacer about Stones on a Grave

Reviews: Christmas titles

Reviews: Books for fall, Halloween and books for Holocaust Education Week

Top books for October There are so many great books being released all the time. I read a number of great books this month with two very different ones being my favourites. These include Nightmares, a Random House book by... Continue Reading →

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