Bibliography for Hidden Children and the Holocaust: A Lesson and Pledge for Action , Bronislawa. Memoirs of a Hidden Child during the Holocaust: My Life during the War. Lewiston: Edwin Mellen Press, 1992. This memoir of a hidden child in Warsaw was translated from the original Polish and offers the unique perspective of being written immediately after the war. The author also spent time in a German labor camp under a false Polish Catholic identity.

 Cretzmeyer, Stacy. Your Name is Renee: Ruth Kapp Hartz's Story as a Hidden Child in Nazi-occupied France. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. A chilling account of a young Jewish girl who survived the war while changing her name and hiding in an orphanage.

 Greenfield, Howard. The Hidden Children. New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1993. The recorded memoirs of 15 children who survived the Holocaust in hiding and later came to the US.

 Isaacman, Clara and Joan Grossman. Clara's Story. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of America, 1984. An autobiographical account of a young girl's experience in hiding with her family in Antwerp, Belgium during World War II. 

 .Kustanowitz, Esther. The Hidden Children of the Holocaust: Teens Who Hid From the Nazis. New York: Rosen Publishing, 1999. This shorter book with large print and photographs provides moving first-person accounts of five teenagers in hiding.

 .Marks, Jane. The Hidden Children: The Secret Survivors of the Holocaust. New York: Ballantine Books, 1993. A collection of 23 interviews with Holocaust survivors who, as children, hid from the Nazis and tell of great hardship during the war and of continuing difficulties in the aftermath.

 Nir Yehuda. The Lost Childhood: A World War II Memoir. New York: Scholastic Press, 2002.  An account of the author's experiences in Poland during the Holocaust. Following his father's arrest and execution in 1941, Nir and his family survived by pretending to be Catholic, using forged papers and moving from place to place to escape detection.

 Rosenberg, Maxine B. Hiding to Survive: Stories of Jewish Children Rescued From the Holocaust. New York: Clarion Books, 1994. This anthology presents first-person accounts of 14 Jewish children who were hidden by non-Jews during the Holocaust in various locations including Poland, France, Belgium, Lithuania, Germany, and Holland.

 Toll, Nelly. Behind the Secret Window: A Memoir of a Hidden Childhood During World War II. New York: Dial Books, 1993. The author, a Polish Jew, recalls her experiences when she and her mother were hidden from the Nazis by a Gentile couple in Lwów, Poland, during World War II. Illustrated with reproductions of the author's painting made while in hiding. Stein, André. Hidden Children: Forgotten Survivors of the Holocaust. New York: Penguin Books, 1994. Ten children offer first-person accounts of their experiences in hiding and of the psychological difficulties encountered after the war.

 Frida Scheps. A Hidden Childhood: A Jewish Girl's Sanctuary in a French Convent, 1942-1945. New York: Hill and Wang, 1985. This memoir recounts the years the author spent as a young Jewish refugee, hidden in a French convent for girls of delicate health. This book was a 1986 Pulitzer Prize finalist in the category of autobiography.

 .Winter, Miriam. Trains: A Memoir of a Hidden Childhood During and After World War II. Jackson, MI: Kelton Press, 1997. The author went into hiding when she was eight years old and was given over to an acquaintance of her parents. This gripping memoir alternates between the author's life in present day Jackson, Michigan and World War II Poland.

 Zapruder, Alexandra. Salvaged Pages: Young Writers' Diaries of the Holocaust. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2002. This remarkable collection (winner of the 2002 National Jewish Book Award) features 14 young diarists who were in concentration camps or in hiding during the Holocaust.

 .Zar, Rose. In the Mouth of the Wolf. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of America, 1983. The author describes her experiences in wartime Poland and how she survived the Holocaust by passing herself off as an Aryan. 

Le Chambon Foundation
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Museum of Tolerance: Children of the Holocaust  

MM Hidden History of the Kovno Ghetto: Children 

USHMM Holocaust Encyclopedia. Chaim Rumkowski and Jewish Councils (Judenraete).

USHMM Personal Histories Hiding

USHMM Study Guide Life in Shadows 

USHMM WebLinks Children  : How Jewish Organizations Fought the Holocaust in France. New York: Columbia University Press, 1996. 

Marrus, Michael, and Robert Paxton. Vichy France and the Jews. New York: Basic Books, 1981. 

Poznanski, Renee. Jews in France during World War II. Hanover, N.H.: Brandeis University Press, 2001.

Zuccotti, Susan. The Holocaust, The French and the Jews. New York: Basic Books, 1993. 

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