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holocaust, 1933-1945

The escape artist

the man who broke out of Auschwitz to warn the world
Tells the incredible story of Rudolf Vrba, a brilliant, yet troubled young man who became the first Jew to break out of Auschwitz to reveal the truth of the death camp to the world.

The Holocaust

Describes the background and history of the Holocaust.

Children in the Holocaust

Text and photographs present the true accounts of children who lived during the Holocaust.

Still alive

a Holocaust girlhood remembered
Ruth Kluger chronicles the experiences she had while growing up in Vienna during the Nazi occupation and explains how the time she spent in concentration camps impacted her life.



An interrupted life

the diaries, 1941-1943 ; and, Letters from Westerbork
Presents the diaries and letters--many of which were written in the Nazi transit camp Westerbork--of Etty Hillesum, a Jewish woman from Holland who died in Auschwitz in 1943 at the age of twenty-nine.
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Anne Frank

the Anne Frank House authorized graphic biography
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Anne Frank

her life in words and pictures from the archives of the Anne Frank House
A photographic introduction to the life and experiences of Anne Frank, who along with her family and others lived in hiding from the Nazis in a secret annex from July 1942 until their capture in August 1944.
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Holocaust poetry

A collection of poems about the Holocaust by individuals from many nationalities and backgrounds whose poems were originally written in their native languages.
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The other half of life

a novel based on the true story of the MS St. Louis
Fifteen-year-old Thomas sets sail on a German ship bound for Cuba in 1939 along with more than nine hundred German Jews expecting to be granted safe haven on the island, but he discovers that although the passengers have landing permits, they may not be allowed to enter the country.
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