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  • Hana's Suitcase

    by Karen Levine

    series Holocaust Remembrance Series for Young Readers #3
    Hana's Suitcase, the acclaimed children's book read by thousands of children around the world - In March 2000, a suitcase arrived at a children's Holocaust education center in Tokyo, Japan. Fumiko Ishioka, the center's curator, was captivated by the writing on the outside that identified its owner - Hana Brady, May 16, 1931, Waisenkind (the German word for orphan). Children visiting the center ... Read more

    $15.94 AUD

  • Elly: My True Story of the Holocaust

    by Elly Gross

    Told in short, gripping chapters, this is an unforgettable true story of survival. The author was featured in Steven Spielberg's Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation. At just 15, her mother, and brother were taken from their Romanian town to the Auschwitz-II/Birkenau concentration camp. When they arrived at Auschwitz, a soldier waved Elly to the right; her mother and brother to the ... Read more

    $7.80 AUD

  • Hana's Suitcase Anniversary Edition

    A true story

    by Karen Levine

    'Really, it's a very ordinary looking suitcase. You could fit quite a lot in it. Books, games, treasures, toys. But nothing is inside it now. Across the front, there is a girl's name, Hana Brady. A date of birth: May 16 1931. And Waisenkind. That's the German word for orphan.'Where did Hana Brady come from? Where was she going? What did she pack?What Fumiko finds in Hana's suitcase is a true story ... Read more

    $10.88 AUD

  • The Upstairs Room (Winner of the Newbery Honor)

    by Johanna Reiss

    series The Upstairs Room #1
    This Newbery Honor-winning book shows us that in the steady courage of a young girl lies a profound strength that can transcend the horrors of war. This is the true story of a girl's extraordinary survival during the German occupation of Holland of World War II. Annie was only ten years old, but because she was Jewish, she was forced to leave her family, her home, and everything she knew. Annie ... Read more

    $8.35 AUD

  • I Am a Star

    Child of the Holocaust

    by Inge Auerbacher

    The Nazis tried to destroy Inge's life--but they could not break her spirit.Inge Auerbacher's childhood was as happy and peaceful as any other German child's--until 1942. By then, the Nazis were in power, and because Inge's family was Jewish, she and her parents were sent to a concentration camp in Czechoslovakia. The Auerbachers defied death for three years, and were finally freed in 1945. In her ... Read more

    $9.34 AUD

  • I Am Sasha

    by Anita Selzer

    It is German-occupied Poland in 1942 and Jewish lives are at risk. Nazi soldiers order young boys to pull down their trousers to see if they are circumcised. Many are summarily shot or sent to the camps.A remarkable mother takes an ingenious step. To avoid suspicion, she trains her teenage son to be a girl: his clothing, voice, hair, manners and more. Together, mother and son face incredible odds ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Hiding Edith

    A True Story

    by Kathy Kacer

    series Holocaust Remembrance Series for Young Readers
    From award-winning author Kathy Kacer - Hiding Edith is the true story of Edith Schwalb, a young Jewish girl sent to live in a safe house after the Nazi invasion of France. Edith's story is remarkable not only for her own bravery, but for the bravery of those that helped her: an entire village, including its mayor and citizenry, that heroically conspired to conceal the presence of hundreds of ... Read more

    $15.83 AUD

  • The Cage

    by Ruth Minsky Sender

    A testament to the enduring strength of the human spirit, family, and, above all, hope, this “vivid memoir of a woman who lost her youth and family to the Nazis” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) is a Holocaust survival story that will be remembered for generations.As long as there is life, there is hope…After Riva’s mother was taken away by the Nazis, Riva and her younger brothers were left to ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • The Journey Back: Sequel to the Newbery Honor Book The Upstairs Room

    by Johanna Reiss

    series The Upstairs Room #2
    The moving sequel to the Newbery Honor book, The Upstairs Room. After years of hiding from the Nazis during World War II, Annie is told the war is over and she must return home. Despite all odds she has survived the war, but can she save her family from being ripped apart when she returns back to her war-ravaged town. In this fascinating autobiographical account, Johanna Reiss shows us that ... Read more

    $8.35 AUD

  • Somewhere There Is Still a Sun

    A Memoir of the Holocaust

    by Michael Gruenbaum and 1 more

    Resilience shines throughout Michael Gruenbaum’s “riveting memoir” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) about his time in the Terezin concentration camp during the Holocaust, in this National Jewish Book award finalist and Parents Choice Gold Medal Award–winning title, an ideal companion to the bestselling Boy on the Wooden Box.Michael “Misha” Gruenbaum enjoyed a carefree childhood playing games ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • To Hope and Back

    The Journey of the St. Louis

    by Kathy Kacer

    series A Holocaust Rembrance Book for Young Readers #10
    The true story of the ship St. Louis, which left Germany in May 1939 full of Jewish passengers seeking refuge in Cuba. Denied port in Cuba, the US, and finally Canada, the St. Louis was forced to return Europe, where many passengers later died in the Holocaust. Through the eyes of two children, Sol and Lisa, both of whom survived the war and shared their experiences, we see as their journey begins ... Read more

    $15.83 AUD

  • Tell No One Who You Are

    The Hidden Childhood of Regine Miller

    by Walter Buchignani

    During the days of Nazi terror in Europe, many Jewish children were taken from their families and hidden. Régine Miller was one such child, who left her mother, father, and brother when she was 10 years old. Utterly alone as she is shunted from place to place, told to tell no one she is Jewish, she hears that her mother and brother have been taken by the SS, the German secret police. Only her ... Read more

    $15.94 AUD

  • Hidden Like Anne Frank: 14 True Stories of Survival

    by Marcel Prins and 2 more

    For readers of The Boy Who Dared and Prisoner B-3087, a collection of unforgettable true stories of children hidden away during World War II. Jaap Sitters was only eight years old when his mother cut the yellow stars off his clothes and sent him, alone, on a fifteen-mile walk to hide with relatives. It was a terrifying night, one he would never forget. Before the end of the war, he would hide in ... Read more

    $16.71 AUD

  • Keeping the Promise

    A Torah's Journey

    by Craig Orback and 1 more

    Follow the incredible journey of a small Torah scroll from a Dutch rabbi to a Bar Mitzvah boy during the Holocaust and finally to Ilan Ramon, the first Israeli astronaut, who died on space shuttle Columbia. ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Survivors Club

    The True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz

    by Michael Bornstein and 1 more

    For a very long time, I didn’t talk about what happened to me during the war…In 1945, in a now-famous piece of archival footage, four-year-old Michael Bornstein was filmed by Soviet soldiers as he was carried out of Auschwitz in his grandmother’s arms. Here is the unforgettable story of how a father’s courageous wit, a mother’s fierce love, and one perfectly timed illness saved his life, and how ... Read more

    $19.57 AUD

  • The Nazi Hunters

    How a Team of Spies and Survivors Captured the World's Most Notorious Nazi

    by Neal Bascomb

    A thrilling spy mission, a moving Holocaust story, and a first-class work of narrative nonfiction. In 1945, at the end of World War II, Adolf Eichmann, the head of operations for the Nazis' Final Solution, walked into the mountains of Germany and vanished from view. Sixteen years later, an elite team of spies captured him at a bus stop in Argentina and smuggled him to Israel, resulting in one of ... Read more

    $17.70 AUD

  • The Underground Reporters

    by Kathy Kacer

    series Holocaust Remembrance Series for Young Readers
    In a quiet village in Czechoslovakia, laws restricted the freedom of Jewish people during WWII. A small plot of land by the river was allocated to the village’s Jewish youth, and it was here that some brave young people decided to create a newspaper. ... Read more

    $13.19 AUD

  • Branded by the Pink Triangle

    by Ken Setterington

    A history of the persecution of gay men by the Nazi regime during the Holocaust. When the Nazis came to power in Europe, the lives of homosexuals came to be ruled by fear as raids, arrests, prison sentences and expulsions became the daily reality. When the concentration camps were built, homosexuals were imprisoned along with Jews. The pink triangle, sewn onto prison uniforms, became the symbol of ... Read more

    $13.19 AUD

  • The Extraordinary Life of Anne Frank

    by Kate Scott and 1 more

    Her words have become some of the most important in modern history: discover the incredible life story of Anne Frank, whose bravery has inspired so many.Her incredible story comes to life in this beautifully illustrated book, with narrative biography, timelines, facts and quotes. ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Thanks to My Mother

    by Schoschana Rabinovici and 1 more

    Susie Weksler was only eight when Hitler's forces invaded her Lithuanian city of Vilnius. Over the next few years, she endured starvation, brutality, and forced labor in three concentration camps. With courage and ingenuity, Susie's mother helped her to survive--by disguising her as an adult to fool the camp guards, finding food to add to their scarce rations, and giving her the will to endure. ... Read more

    $11.10 AUD

  • True Stories of the Second World War: Usborne True Stories

    by Paul Dowswell

    series Usborne True Stories
    Twelve thrilling true stories of the Second World War. Includes real life tales of epic naval battles, monumental battles and duels between solitary snipers for control of Stalingrad amongst other tales of bravery and heroism. Stories are illustrated with maps and line drawings and there are notes on sources and ideas for further reading. Gripping and engaging for readers who prefer real life to ... Read more

    $7.91 AUD

  • Parallel Journeys

    by Eleanor H. Ayer

    She was a young German Jew. He was an ardent member of the Hitler Youth. This is the story of their parallel journey through World War II.Helen Waterford and Alfons Heck were born just a few miles from each other in the German Rhineland. But their lives took radically different courses: Helen’s to the Auschwitz concentration camp; Alfons to a high rank in the Hitler Youth.While Helen was hiding in ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • The Missing: The True Story of My Family in World War II

    by Michael Rosen

    A personal, powerful and resonant account of the Holocaust by one of this country's best-loved children’s authors.By turns charming, shocking and heart-breaking, this is the true story of Michael Rosen’s search for his relatives who “went missing” during the Second World War – told through prose, poetry, maps and pictures. When Michael was growing up, stories often hung in the air about his great ... Read more

    $14.29 AUD

  • The Ship to Nowhere

    On Board the Exodus

    by Rona Arato

    series Holocaust Remembrance Series for Young Readers #15
    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, their biblical homeland. Despite all they had suffered during the Holocaust, Jewish refugees are still not wanted in many countries. Even a Canadian immigration officer famously said at the time “None is too ... Read more

    $14.07 AUD