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Holocaust Stories

Picture books and novels relating to the Holocaust of World War II. Click here for a print-friendly version of this list.

Picture Books (JE)


Bunting One Candle
Lakin Don't Forget
Nivola Elisabeth
Oppenheim The Lily Cupboard

Children’s Fiction (J)


Ackerman The Night Crossing
Adler One Yellow Daffodil: A Hanukkah Story
Bishop Twenty and Ten
Feder The Feather-Bed Journey
Giff Lily's Crossing
Hesse The Cats in Krasinski Square
Hoestlandt Star of Fear, Star of Hope
Johnston The Harmonica
Levoy Alan and Naomi
Lowry Number the Stars
McDonough The Doll with the Yellow Star
Morpurgo The Mozart Question
Nerlove Flowers on the Wall
Propp When the Soldiers Were Gone
Pryor Simon's Escape: A Story of the Holocaust
Stuchner Honey Cake
Thor A Faraway Island
Ungerer Otto: The Autobiography of a Teddy Bear
Van Stockum The Borrowed House

Junior High Fiction (Y)


Bat Ami Two Suns in the Sky
Boyne The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
Chapman Is It Night or Day?
Cheng Marika
Clark Guardian Angel House
Dahlberg Play to the Angel
Denenberg One Eye Laughing, the Other Weeping: The Diary of Julie Weiss
Dogar Annexed
Drucker Jacob's Rescue: A Holocaust Story
Engle Tropical Secrets: Holocaust Refugees in Cuba
Fleischman The Entertainer and the Dybbuk
Friedman Escaping into the Night
Glatstein Emil and Karl
Gleitzman Once
Gleitzman Then
Haugaard Chase Me, Catch Nobody!
Isaacs Torn Thread
Kerr Gentlehands
Kositsky The Thought of High Windows
Laird But Can the Phoenix Sing?
Laird Shadow of the Wall
Levitin Room in the Heart
LeZotte T4: A Novel in Verse
Matas Daniel's Story
Matas Greater than Angels
Matas In My Enemy's House
Matas The Garden
Mazer Good Night, Maman
Meyer Black Radishes
Morpurgo Waiting for Anya
Napoli Stones in Water
Orgel A Certain Magic
Orgel The Devil in Vienna
Orlev Run, Boy, Run: A Novel
Orlev The Island on Bird Street
Pausewang The Final Journey
Pressler Malka
Radin Escape to the Forest: Based on a True Story of the Holocaust
Richter Friedrich
Roth-Hano Touch Wood: A Girlhood in Occupied France
Roy Yellow Star
Sachs Lost in America
Schmidt Mara's Stories: Glimmers in the Darkness
Schur Sacred Shadows
Sharenow The Berlin Boxing Club
Spinelli Milkweed: A Novel
Vos Anna Is Still Here
Vos Hide and Seek
Vos The Key Is Lost
Whitney The Other Half of Life: A Novel Based on the True Story of the MS St. Louis
Williams Behind the Bedroom Wall
Winter Katarina: A Novel
Wolf Someone Named Eva
Yolen The Devil's Arithmetic

Last Updated: 12/11

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