Parenting columnist Marjorie Ingall documents her quandary today in Tablet Magazine: A new children’s book that tells the story of Kristallnacht through the eyes of a cat (Benno is his name) has been critically acclaimed, but, to Ingall, is “so distasteful I have trouble forming coherent sentences about it.” But this isn’t just feline talk: Ingall enters a broader debate about when to introduce children to the Holocaust, and how.

Good Kitty, Bad Kitty