Night | WWII

This isn’t Anne Frank’s belief in the goodness of people; it’s the murder of all belief in good.

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas | WWII

This book was horrifying in some ways and beautiful in others. In the end, it described war as something that engulfs all, not just adults, not just Jews, not just Nazis. It destroys everything.

Auschwitz | WWII

Every person should read this book because darkness needs to have a light shined on it; it should be acknowledged and discussed and known. 

The Diary of a Young Girl | WWII

This book defines the human spirit and its ability to find joy in adversity and goodness in people, even after everything it suffers.