The Holocaust

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Book Cover:  Auschwitz: A Doctor's Eyewitness Account
By Nyiszli, Miklos
In April 1944, Miklos Nyiszli was taken to Auschwitz as a Hungarian Jew. When he arrived at the camp, he discovered huge crematoria and the 'nauseating odour of burning flesh and scorched hair', but identified himself as an experienced forensic doctor in the belief this could help others. He would soon be working on experiments and autopsies under Joseph Mengele himself, until Auschwitz was finally...
In April 1944, Miklos Nyiszli was taken to Auschwitz as a Hungarian Jew. When he arrived at the camp, he discovered huge crematoria and the 'nauseating odour of burning flesh and scorched hair', but identified...
Published: 02/01/2013
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141392219
Book Cover:  Helga's Diary: A Young Girl's Account Of Life In A Concentration Camp
By Weiss, Helga
In 1941, aged twelve, Helga Weiss, her mother and father were forced to say goodbye to their home, their relatives and all that they knew, and were interned in the Nazi concentration camp of Terezín.
In 1941, aged twelve, Helga Weiss, her mother and father were forced to say goodbye to their home, their relatives and all that they knew, and were interned in the Nazi concentration camp of Terezín.
Published: 26/03/2014
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780241959503
Book Cover:  Helga's Diary: A Young Girl's Account of Life in a Concentration Camp
By Weiss Helga
Written in pencil in school exercise books and translated here for the first time, Helga's Diary is a strikingly immediate and exceptionally important first-hand account of the Holocaust.
Written in pencil in school exercise books and translated here for the first time, Helga's Diary is a strikingly immediate and exceptionally important first-hand account of the Holocaust.
Published: 20/03/2013
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780670921423
Book Cover:  Landscapes Of The Metropolis Of Death
By Kulka, Otto Dov
The only belonging blue, overcoming every other colour, imprinted on my memory as the colour of summer, the colour of tranquillity, the colour of forgetting - momentary forgetting - is that colour of a Polish summer in 1944 . . .
The only belonging blue, overcoming every other colour, imprinted on my memory as the colour of summer, the colour of tranquillity, the colour of forgetting - momentary forgetting - is that colour of a Polish summer in 1944 . . .
Published: 11/04/2014
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780718197025
Book Cover:  My Family For The War
By C., Voorhoeve, Anne
Franziska Mangold has lived in Germany her whole life.  For two generations her family has been Protestant. 
Franziska Mangold has lived in Germany her whole life.  For two generations her family has been Protestant. 
Published: 22/04/2015
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780147511836
Book Cover:  My Mother's Secret: A Novel Based On A True Holocaust Story
By L., Witterick, J.
Told simply and succinctly from four different perspectives—all under one roof—My Mother's Secret is a testament to the kindness, courage, and generosity of ordinary people who chose to be extraordinary.
Told simply and succinctly from four different perspectives—all under one roof—My Mother's Secret is a testament to the kindness, courage, and generosity of ordinary people who chose to be extraordinary.
Published: 19/11/2014
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780425274811
Book Cover:  No One is Here Except All of Us

A village tries to save itself through the sheer force of imagination – all because of an eleven-year-old-girl.

In 1939, the residents of the tiny Romanian village of Zalischik are counting on their isolation to protect them from the catastrophe sweeping Europe.  When a mysterious stranger is washed up on the riverbank and the illusion of peace is shattered, the villagers are forced to acknowledge...

A village tries to save itself through the sheer force of imagination – all because of an eleven-year-old-girl.

In 1939, the residents of the tiny Romanian village of Zalischik are counting on their...

Published: 16/03/2012
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780670076802
Book Cover:  No One Is Here Except All Of Us
A village tries to save itself through the sheer force of imagination – all because of an eleven-year-old-girl.

In 1939, the residents of the tiny Romanian village of Zalischik are counting on their isolation to protect them from the catastrophe sweeping Europe.  When a mysterious stranger is washed up on the riverbank and the illusion of peace is shattered, the villagers are forced to acknowledge...

A village tries to save itself through the sheer force of imagination – all because of an eleven-year-old-girl.

In 1939, the residents of the tiny Romanian village of Zalischik are counting on their...

Published: 15/03/2012
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742535746
Book Cover:  Orchestra of Exiles: The Story of Bronislaw Huberman, the Israel Philharmonic, and the One Thousand Jews He Saved from Nazi Horrors
By Aaronson, Josh;George, Denise;
His story contains estraordinary adventures, riches and royalty, politicians and broken promises, losses and triumphs. Against near impossible obstacles, Huberman refused to give up on his dream to create a unique and life-saving orchestra of exiles which was one of the great cultural achievements of the 20th century.
His story contains estraordinary adventures, riches and royalty, politicians and broken promises, losses and triumphs. Against near impossible obstacles, Huberman refused to give up on his dream to create a unique and life-saving orchestra of exiles which was one of the great cultural achievements of the 20th century.
Published: 13/06/2016
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780425281215
Book Cover: The Orpheus Clock: the search for my family's art treasures stolen by the Nazis
By Goodman, Simon
Goodman's dramatic story, told with great heart, reveals a rich family history almost obliterated by the Nazis.  It is not only the account of a twenty-year long detective hunt for family treasure, but an unforgettable tale of redemption and restoration.
Goodman's dramatic story, told with great heart, reveals a rich family history almost obliterated by the Nazis.  It is not only the account of a twenty-year long detective hunt for family treasure, but an unforgettable tale of redemption and restoration.
Published: 29/07/2015
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781925106800
Book Cover: The Words to Remember It: Memoirs of Child Holocaust Survivors
By Sydney Child Holocaust Survivors Group
'These are stories to move the heart profoundly; to elicit

gratitude for all that we have; powerful stories to make us

determined to speak out and take action against prejudice or

hateful gossip; stories to encourage a vigorous, constructive

questioning of authority; stories to remind us always that the

price of liberty is, indeed, eternal vigilance, by all the people, on

behalf of all the people.'...

'These are stories to move the heart profoundly; to elicit

gratitude for all that we have; powerful stories to make us

determined to speak out and take action against prejudice or

hateful gossip; stories...

Published: 04/05/2009
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781921372636

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20 May 2016
Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards Shortlist Announced
We are delighted to announce that the following Penguin Random House authors have been shortlisted for the Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards:

Suri’s Wall by Lucy Estela and Matt Ottley
Ollie and the Wind by Ronojoy Ghosh

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