How Judy Batalion turned a book about women resistance fighters in the ghettos into an age-appropriate resource for middle schoolers
The best releases from the past year. Hint: There are no picture books on this list.
In honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, recent titles that are worth a read
‘White Bird,’ a graphic novel for kids, stresses the importance of political resistance—then and now
‘The Number on My Great-Grandpa’s Arm’ uses animation to elevate a documentary about a survivor and his 10-year-old great-grandson
With Penguin Classics’ recent republication of ‘Songs of a Dead Dreamer’ and ‘Grimscribe,’ a new look at the worst-case scenarios of the universe
A monumental new edition of the Auschwitz survivor’s complete writings shows a humanist laboring in the dark
Yes, we need to teach kids about our history. But our history constitutes a lot more than one tragic event.
Only now, years after he survived Auschwitz, can we hear the alienation and fury of H.G. Adler’s newly translated ‘Shoah Trilogy’
‘Let the Celebrations Begin,’ an acclaimed and controversial Australian children’s book, raises questions about Holocaust education
‘The Whispering Town’ and ‘Hidden’ are among the best contributions in years to Holocaust literature for young children
The Chilean novelist Roberto Bolaño’s The Third Reich is, like much of his fiction, filled with Nazis, the ultimate evil
Elie Wiesel’s Night and Jerzy Kosinski’s The Painted Bird established the child’s perspective as a useful lens for confronting the Holocaust
There are distinct similarities between what comes out on the page and what comes out in the w.c.
Thirty years ago, Leslie Epstein raised hackles with his fictional take on the Lodz ghetto
Lynn Freed’s fiction brings to life the South African city she left behind. Plus: An audio excerpt from the short story “Foreign Student.”
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