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Supplementary Reading (for Middle School)

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Hitler's War Against the Jews by David A. Altshuler
Altshuler, David A. Hitler's War Against the Jews -- The Holocaust: A Young Reader's Version of The War Against the Jews, 1933-1945 by Lucy Dawidowicz.
This is a simplified and shortened version of Dawidowicz's carefully researched survey of the Holocaust.
The Holocaust: Maps and Photographs by Martin Gilbert
Gilbert, Martin. The Holocaust: Maps and Photographs.
This is an excellent documentary resource for teachers and students, containing 23 maps, 59 photographs and captions.
The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
Frank, Anne. The Diary of a Young Girl.
In her diary, Anne Frank recorded a vivid account of the horrors of war as seen through the eyes of a 13-year-old Jewish girl in hiding with her family.
Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
Lowry, Lois. Number the Stars.
When German troops begin to "relocate" Denmark's Jews, the Johansen family takes in Ellen Rosen and pretends she is part of their family. Their act of courage mirrored that of other Danes who helped save the great majority of Danish Jews.
Daniel's Story by Carol Matas
Matas, Carol. Daniel's Story.
Published in conjunction with an exhibit called "Daniel's Story: Remember the Children" at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC, this fictionalized story is based on a true-life composite of devastating experiences that children faced during the Holocaust.
Memories of the Night by Anita Meyer Meinbach and Miriam L. Klein Kassenoff
Anita Meyer Meinbach and Miriam L. Klein Kassenoff. Memories of the Night.
This is a highly recommended curriculum of the Holocaust by multicultural specialists. Ideal for lessons on anti-bias, character education and cultural diversity.
Night by Elie Wiesel
Wiesel, Elie. Night.
Night is a young teen's powerful story about his nightmarish experiences at Auschwitz and the loss of his family.

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