Somewhere There is Still a Sun by Michael Gruenbaum
When the Nazis invade Czechoslovakia in 1941, twelve-year-old Michael and his family are deported from Prague to the Terezin concentration camp, where his mother’s will and ingenuity keep them from being transported to Auschwitz and certain death.
Adam and Thomas by Aharon Appelfeld
Adam and Thomas, two nine-year-old Jewish boys who survive World War II, take refuge in the forest where they learn to forage and survive, soon meeting and helping other fugitives fleeing for their lives. Based on the author’s own experiences during World War II.
We Will Not Be Silent: the White Rose Resistance Movement That Defied Hitler by Russell Freedman
The true story of the White Rose, led by Austrian-born Hans Scholl and his sister Sophie. They risked imprisonment and even execution for distributing leaflets urging Germans to defy Hitler and his regime.