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Volume 1

Book Title: On Both Sides of the Wall, Memoirs from the Warsaw Ghetto
Book Author: Vladka Meed
Number of Pages: (269)
Original Publication Date (in English): 1979
Book Focus: A young woman is actively involved in the Warsaw Ghetto Revolt, and with saving Jews through the Jewish underground; the events described take place between 22 July 1942 and June 1945.

     
  
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Book Title: Night
Book Author: Elie Wiesel
Number of Pages: (116)
Original Publication Date (in English): 1960
Book Focus: A young religious Hungarian boy survives with his father in Auschwitz and Buchenwald, losing his father before liberation; the events take place between late 1941 and late April 1945.

     
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Book Title: I Cannot Forgive
Book Author: Rudolf Vrba, with Alan Bestic
Number of Pages: (261)
Original Publication Date (in English): 1964
Book Focus: A young Slovak survives Majdanek, and Auschwitz, escaping with the news that the "unknown destination in the east" was in reality a death factory, Auschwitz; the Vrba-Wetzler report was the first to reach the West; the events described take place from March 1942 to September 1944.

     
     
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Book Title: Of Blood and Hope
Book Author: Samuel Pisar
Number of Pages: (311)
Original Publication Date (in English): 1980
Book Focus: A young boy from Bialystok, Poland, survives Soviet occupation, Auschwitz, and several slave labour camps, and becomes a noted international lawyer.

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Book Title: And the Sun Kept Shining . . .
Book Author: Bertha Ferderber-Salz
Number of Pages: (233)
Original Publication Date (in English): 1980
Book Focus: A woman survives in Poland and reclaims her two young daughters from hiding; the events take place between September 1939 and 22 October 1946.

     
  
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Book Title: Dry Tears, The Story of a Lost Childhood
Book Author: Nechama Tec
Number of Pages: (216)
Original Publication Date (in English): 1982
Book Focus: A young girl survives in hiding in Poland with her sister and parents; the events take place between September 1939 and early 1945.

     
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Book Title: Dottore! Internment in Italy, 1940-1945
Book Author: Dr. Salim Diamand
Number of Pages: (159)
Original Publication Date (in English): 1987
Book Focus: A Polish Jew comes to Italy to complete his medical training, spends the war in Italian internment camps and in hiding in the countryside, and after the war becomes a camp doctor in Italian refugee camps until he emigrates to Canada; the events described take place between 18 June 1940 and 6 December 1950.

     
  
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Book Title: Out of the Ghetto
Book Author: Jack Klajman with Ed Klajman
Number of Pages: (148)
Original Publication Date (in English): 2000
Book Focus: A young Polish boy survives in Warsaw alone, comes to England after the war, and emigrates to Canada; the events in the book take place between 22 April 1931 and 1958.

     
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Book Title: Unveiled Shadows, The Witness of a Child
Book Author: Ingrid Kisliuk
Number of Pages: (233)
Original Publication Date (in English): 1998
Book Focus: A young Viennese girl survives in hiding in Belgium with her parents; the events take place between early 1938 and 7 May 1945.

     
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Volume 2

Book Title: All But My Life
Book Author: Gerda Weissmann Klein
Number of Pages: (246)
Original Publication Date (in English): 1957
Book Focus: Gerda, a young Polish girl (who is fifteen in 1939) survives slave labour camps and death marches and is liberated by an American Jewish soldier; the events take place between 3 September 1939 and 13 September 1945.

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Volume 2

Book Title: When Memory Comes
Book Author: Saul Friedlander
Number of Pages: (186)
Original Publication Date (in English): 1980
Book Focus: Saul, a young boy (who is seven in 1939) leaves Czechoslovakia with his parents to find refuge in France, he is sheltered in a Catholic boarding school, his parents are deported to Auschwitz. Saul emigrates to Israel on the Altalena in 1948, he is fifteen.

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Volume 2

Book Title: Maus A Survivor's Tale, Part I - My Father Bleeds History
Book Author: Art Spiegelman
Number of Pages: (159)
Original Publication Date (in English): 1986
Book Focus: A young married Polish couple, Vladek and Anja, survive in Poland, before being sent to Auschwitz. The husband (who is thirty-three in 1939) relates his experiences to their son born after the war; the events take place between 1931 and mid-March 1944.

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Volume 2

Book Title: Maus A Survivor's Tale, Part II - And Here My Troubles Began
Book Author: Art Spiegelman
Number of Pages: (136)
Original Publication Date (in English): 1991
Book Focus: A young married Polish couple, Vladek and Anja, survive Auschwitz and death marches. The husband ( who is thirty-three in 1939) relates his experiences to their son born after the war; the events take place between mid-March 1944 and the summer of 1945.

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Volume 2

Book Title: Love in a World of Sorrow
Book Author: Fanya Gottesfeld Heller
Number of Pages: (282)
Original Publication Date (in English): 2005
Book Focus: Fanya, a young teen-aged girl in the Ukraine (who is fifteen in 1939) survives with her parents and younger brother in hiding in their home town; her father is killed after liberation. The memoir takes place between her birth in 1924, and her engagement to another survivor in July 1945.

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Volume 2

Book Title: Strange and Unexpected Love
Book Author: Fanya Gottesfeld Heller
Number of Pages: (282)
Original Publication Date (in English): 1993
Book Focus: Fanya, a young teen-aged girl in the Ukraine (who is fifteen in 1939) survives with her parents and younger brother in hiding in their home town; her father is killed after liberation. The memoir takes place between her birth in 1924, and her engagement to another survivor in July 1945.

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Volume 2

Book Title: From Thessaloniki to Auschwitz and Back
Book Author: Erika Kounio Amariglio
Number of Pages: (157)
Original Publication Date (in English): 2000
Book Focus: Erika, a teen-aged Greek girl (who is thirteen in 1939) is deported with her parents and brother to Auschwitz, where she and her mother work in the Gestapo office as translators. The four survive and return home. The events take place between 1924 when her parents meet, and 1965 when she returns with her mother to Auschwitz as part of an International Conference of Auschwitz Survivors.

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Volume 2

Book Title: The Cantor's Voice
Book Author: Solomon Gisser
Number of Pages: (141)
Original Publication Date (in English): 1997
Book Focus: Solomon, a young man from a religious and musical family from Lodz (who is twenty-one in 1939) survives Auschwitz and several slave labour camps and becomes a cantor in Montreal, the events take place between 1918 and 1952.

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Volume 2

Book Title: Painted in Words - A Memoir
Book Author: Samuel Bak
Number of Pages: (495)
Original Publication Date (in English): 2001
Book Focus: Samuel, a child artist (who is six years old in 1939) survives in Vilna with his mother, escapes to the West and goes to Israel, eventually settling in the United States.

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Volume 3

Book Title: Survival in Auschwitz, the Nazi Assault on Humanity
Book Author: Primo Levi
Number of Pages: (157)
Original Publication Date (in English): 1959
Book Focus: Primo, a young Italian, who was twenty in 1939, is deported from Italy to Auschwitz where he survives for almost a year; the events recorded take place between his arrest on 13 December 1943 and his liberation by Soviet forces in Auschwitz on 27 January 1945.

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Volume 3

Book Title: The Janowska Road
Book Author: Leon Weliczker Wells
Number of Pages: (320)
Original Publication Date (in English): 1963
Book Focus: Leon, from Lvov in Poland, who was fourteen in 1939, survives Soviet occupation and two internments in the Janowska Camp, and in hiding in Lvov. The events described take place between his birth in 1925, and his emigration to the United States in 1949.

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Volume 3

Book Title: By Bread Alone, The Story of A-4685
Book Author: Mel Mermelstein
Number of Pages: (255)
Original Publication Date (in English): 1979
Book Focus: Mel, from Munkacs in Hungary, who is twelve in 1939, survives Auschwitz, slave labour, and concentration camps. The events described take place from the German entry into his home town in March 1944 to Mel's arrival in America on 31 August 1946.

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Volume 3

Book Title: Fragments of Memory, From Kolin To Jerusalem
Book Author: Hana Greenfield
Number of Pages: (110)
Original Publication Date (in English): 1998
Book Focus: Hana, from Kolin, Czechoslovakia, who is thirteen in 1939, is deported with her sister and mother to Theresienstadt for two years, then she is deported to Auschwitz, and to slave labour camps in Germany. She becomes a Holocaust scholar and lecturer. The events described take place between 1941 and her post-war work as a Holocaust scholar and teacher.

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Volume 3

Book Title: Good Beyond Evil, Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times
Book Author: Eva Gossman
Number of Pages: (129)
Original Publication Date (in English): 2002
Book Focus: Eva, from Presov in Slovakia, who was eight years old in 1939, survives in hiding with her parents and siblings; they are hidden by a Slovak woman and her young daughter, who were later honoured by Yad Vashem. The author became a philosopher, and focuses her memoir on the moral implications of those who saved and those who were saved. The events described take place between 1939 when Slovakia signed a Treaty of Protection with Germany, and 1977 when Vlasta and her mother are recognized and honoured by Yad Vashem.