Holocaust Remembrance Author Event

The United Nations General Assembly designated January 27—the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau—as International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

On this annual day of commemoration, the UN urges every member state to honor the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust and millions of other victims of Nazism and to develop educational programs to help prevent future genocides. To find out more, click here.

Find our OverDrive/Libby reading list here.

Holocaust Remembrance Day Virtual Author Visit
Thursday, January 27th
4:30–5:30 p.m.
Click here for the Zoom link.
Join us for a visit from author Michelle Bisson to discuss her book, Hedy's Journey: The True Story of a Hungarian Girl Fleeing the Holocaust (Library Collection / eBook / Hoopla). This event is for children in fourth grade and up, including adults.

Children's Reading List

Benno and the Night of Broken Glass by Meg Wiviott
Library Catalog

Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
Library Catalog / eBook

The Devil’s Arithmetic by Jane Yolen
Library Catalog / eBook

Hidden: A Child’s Story of the Holocaust by Loic Dauvillier
Library Catalog

The Cats In Krasinski Square by Karen Hesse
Library Catalog

Refugee by Alan Gratz
Library Catalog / eBook

Survivors of the Holocaust by Kath Shackleton
Library Catalog / eBook

The Hidden Children by Howard Greenfeld
Library Catalog

Rescuing the Children by Deborah Hodge
Library Catalog / eBook

We Had To Be Brave by Deborah Hopkinson
Library Catalog / eBook

We Will Not Be Silent by Russell Freedman
Library Catalog

The Butterfly by Patricia Polacco
Library Catalog

The Whispering Town by Jennifer Elvgren
Library Catalog / eBook

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