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BISAC Subject JUV016060

JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / Holocaust

Benno and the Night of Broken Glass

A neighborhood cat observes the changes in German and Jewish families in Berlin during the period leading up to Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass. This cat's-eye view introduces the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Francesco Tirelli's Ice Cream Shop

Francesco Tirelli loved to eat gelato from his uncle's cart. So when he moves from Italy to Hungary, Francesco decides to open his own ice cream store. There young Peter learns to love ice… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [E]

The Edelweiss Pirates

In Germany in 1938, playing and dancing to jazz music is forbidden. The Hitler Youth patrol the night streets looking for anyone who breaks the rules. Albert is a member of the Edelweiss… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Whispering Town

The dramatic story of neighbors in a small Danish fishing village who, during the Holocaust, shelter a Jewish family waiting to be ferried to safety in Sweden. It is 1943 in Nazi-occupied… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [E]

The Wren and the Sparrow

An old man, known as the Wren, plays his hurdy-gurdy, and with the help of his student, the Sparrow, brings hope and inspiration to the people of a small Polish town. A beautifully… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • Dewey: [Fic]