Category Archives: Holocaust

Linked by Gordon Korman

Linked by Gordon Korman. Scholastic Press, 2021. 9781338629118 Format: Uncorrected proof Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  Chokecherry, Colorado is a pretty quiet place.  As … Continue reading

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When the World Was Ours – by Liz Kessler

When the World was Ours by Liz Kessler. Aladdin, 2021. 9781534499652 Rating 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review): 4.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Historical fiction What did you like about the book? Leo, Max and Elsa are best friends … Continue reading

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Catherine’s War – Julia Billet; illustrated by Claire Fauvel

    Catherine’s War – Julia Billet; illustrated by Claire Fauvel. Harper Alley, 2020. 9780062915603 Format: Hardcover graphic novel Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Genre: historical fiction, graphic novel  What did you like about … Continue reading

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We Must Not Forget: Holocaust Stories of Survival and Resistance – written by Deborah Hopkinson

 We Must Not Forget: Holocaust Stories of Survival and Resistance – written by Deborah Hopkinson, Scholastic Focus, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 9781338255775, 2021 Format: ARC (Hardcover available) Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  What … Continue reading

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The Missing: The True Story of My Family in World War II – Michael Rosen

 The Missing: The True Story of My Family in World War II – Michael Rosen, Candlewick Press, (9781536212891), 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about the book? Michael … Continue reading

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I am Anne Frank – Brad Meltzer, illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos

 I am Anne Frank – Brad Meltzer, illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos. Dial Books for Young Readers, 2020. 9780525555940 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Genre: picture book biography  What did you like about … Continue reading

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Journey To America by Sonia Levitin

 Journey To America by Sonia Levitin, Aladdin, 9781534464643, c1970, 2020 Format: 50th Anniversary Edition Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Historical fiction What did you like about the book?  Journey to America follows the life … Continue reading

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The Light in Hidden Places – Sharon Cameron

 The Light in Hidden Places – Sharon Cameron, Scholastic, (9781338355932), 2020 Format: Paperback ARC Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  Genre: Historical fiction   What did you like about the book? Stefania/Stefi/Fusia is a teenager … Continue reading

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White Bird  by R.J. Palacio

 White Bird  by R.J. Palacio, Alfred A. Knopf, 9780525645535, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review)  4 Genre:  Historical Fiction/Graphic Novel What did you like about the book? I appreciated the way R.J. Palacio was … Continue reading

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A Light in the Darkness  – Albert Marrin

    A Light in the Darkness  – Albert Marrin, Knopf; (9781524701208), 2019 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 What did you like about the book? Marrin is an expert researcher. His latest … Continue reading

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