19 Children’s and YA Books to Help Remember the Holocaust

by Liz Lesnick

Every year, Jews around the world observe Holocaust Remembrance Day, known as Yom Hashoah in Hebrew, to ensure that the six million Jews murdered by the Nazis are never forgotten. The unimaginable horror of the Holocaust is hard for adults to fathom, so how do we talk to our children about it? These picture books, middle grade reads, and YA titles are good places to start.

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in 2018 and updated in 2022.