Hidden on the High Wire

From celebrated author Kathy Kacer comes the story of Irene, a young Jewish girl raised at the circus in Nazi Germany, who must perform the balancing act of her life to keep herself and her mother alive.

Under the Iron Bridge

Desperate to escape joining the Hitler Youth, Paul stumbles across the Edelweiss Pirates, a secret German organization of teenage rebels leading a dangerous campaign of sabotage against the Nazis.

Names in a Jar

Forced to flee her home and change her name to disguise her Jewish identity, Anna Krawitz becomes Maria Nowak, a Catholic farm girl, to hide from the Nazis. But when the war ends, how will her sister find her?

Content Advisory: rape, sexual assault

The Brave Princess and Me

Illustrated By: Juliana Kolesova

In 1943 Greece, young Tilde Cohen and her mother are Jewish and on the run from the Nazis. When they arrive unannounced on Princess Alice’s doorstep, begging her to shelter them, the Princess’s kindness is put to the test. Based on the true story.

To Look a Nazi in the Eye

The true story of nineteen-year-old Jordana Lebowitz’s time in Germany, where she went to witness the trial of Oskar Groening, known as the bookkeeper of Auschwitz, a man charged with being complicit in the death of more than 300,000 Jews.

The Ship to Nowhere

Rachel and her family, along with thousands of other Jewish refugees after the Holocaust, board the Exodus—a ship bound for Palestine—on a journey that they hope will bring them to safety and a new home.

44 Hours or Strike!

During the Toronto Dressmakers’ Strike of 1931, young Jewish sisters Sophie and Rose must stand together in their fight for better working conditions, decent wages, and for their union – the ILGWU. Faced with unexpected – and sometimes violent – barriers, they quickly find that a strike is more than just a march.

The Choice

Jakob and his family hide their Jewish identity in Nazi-occupied Hungary. Discovered, he is sent as a prisoner to Auschwitz where he keeps himself alive out of a desire for revenge on the friend he believes turned on him, only to discover when he is free that things are not as he thought.

Soldier Doll

A soldier doll began its life in England during the World War I, then moved on to Nazi Germany in the 1930s, a Czech concentration camp during World War II, Vietnam in 1970, through the aftermath of 9/11 to the present day, until fifteen-year-old Elizabeth finds it.

Shanghai Escape

Shanghai, China is a strange place for a young Jewish girl from Vienna, but that is where Lily Toufar finds herself in 1938. She and her family are looking for safety after leaving their home in Europe, where Adolf Hitler and his Nazi party have made life unbearable for Jews.

Rachel's Promise

The story that began in Rachel's Secret continues, as Rachel struggles as a Jewish refugee after leaving Russia for Shanghai and Sergei tries to survive amongst the revolutionary turmoil of St. Petersburg Russia.