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Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler’s Shadow


  • The handsome book design, with black-and-white historical photos on every double-page spread, will draw in readers and help spark deep discussion, which will extend beyond the Holocaust curriculum.


Abels, Chana Byers. The Children We Remember. Greenwillow, 1986.

Ambrose, Stephen E. The Good Fight: How World War II Was Won. Athenuem, 2001.

Bartoletti, Susan Campbell. The Boy Who Dared. Scholastic, 2008.

Frank, Anne. The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition. Edited by Otto H. Frank and Mirjam Pressler. Trans. by Susan Massotty. Doubleday, 1995.

Giblin, James. The Life and Death of Adolf Hitler. Clarion, 2002.

Ibbotson, Eva. The Dragonfly Pool. Dutton, 2008.

Kadohata, Cynthia. Weedflower. Atheneum, 2006.

Levine, Karen. Hana’s Suitcase. Albert Whitman, 2003.

Maguire, Gregory. The Good Liar. Clarion, 1999.

McCann, Michelle R. Luba: The Angel of Bergen-Belsen. Tricycle, 2003.

Millman, Isaac. Hidden Child. Farrar, 2005.

Poole, Josephine. Anne Frank. Knopf, 2005.

Reiss, Johanna. The Upstairs Room. HarperCollins, 1987.

Rogasky, Barbara. Smoke & Ashes: The Story of the Holocaust. Holiday, 2000.

Roy, Jennifer. Yellow Star. Marshall Cavendish, 2006.

Russo, Marisabina. Always Remember Me: How One Family Survived World War II. Atheneum, 2005.

Warren, Andrea. Surviving Hitler: A Boy in the Nazi Death Camps. HarperCollins, 2001.

Wolf, Joan M. Someone Named Eva. Clarion, 2007.

Yolen, Jane. The Devil’s Arithmetic. Viking, 1988.