Kerr, Judith When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit
A Jewish girl and her family flee from Germany to England in 1933
Levitin, Sonia Journey to America
A Jewish family fleeing Nazi Germany in 1938 endures innumerable separations before they are once again united.
Lowry, Lois Number the Stars
In 1943, during the German occupation of Denmark, ten-year-old Annemarie learns how to be brave and courageous when she helps shelter her Jewish friend from the Nazis.
Orlev, Uri Lydia, Queen of Palestine
A young Rumanian Jewish girl describes her childhood in pre-World War II Romania, her struggles to understand her parents divorce amid the chaos of the war, and her life on a kibbutz in Palestine. Based on the life of the Israeli poet Arianna Haran.
Paulsen, Gary The Cookcamp
During World War II, a little boy is sent to live with his grandma, a cook in a camp for workers building a road through the wilderness.
Sachs, Marilyn Lost in America
Follows the experiences of Nicole, a teenaged French Jew, from 1943 to 1948, as she loses her parents and sister to the concentration camps and then leaves her native France to make a new life for herself in New York City.
Seredy, Kate The Good Master
Life on his father’s farm in Hungary is pleasant but dull for Jancsi until Cousin Kate arrives from the city. (1901-38)
Smith, Doris Buchanan Salted Lemons
Ten-year-old Darby Bannister has difficulty adjusting to a new environment when she moves with her family from Washington, D.C., to Atlanta in the middle of World War II.
Taylor, Theodore The Cay
When the freighter on which they are traveling is torpedoed by a German submarine during World War II, an adolescent white boy, blinded by a blow on the head, and an old black man are stranded on a tiny Caribbean island where the boy acquires a new kind of vision, courage, and love from his old companion.
Uchida, Yoshiko Journey to Topaz
After the Pearl Harbor attack an eleven-year-old Japanese-American girl and her family are forced to go to an aliens camp in Utah.