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A beginner's guide to being well-read...I'll attempt this...it's immense!

I have read all of the poetry and almost all of the literature and plays, but some of the history and many of the biographies will be new to me. Looking forward to getting in some plentiful reading time over the holidays. The Well-Educated Mind List

Trapped in Hitler's Hell: A Young Jewish Girl Discovers the Messiah's Faithfulness in the Midst of the Holocaust by Anita Dittman

Trapped in Hitler's Hell: A Young Jewish Girl Discovers the Messiah's Faithfulness in the Midst of the Holocaust eBook: Anita Dittman, Jan Markell, Ray Comfort: Kindle Store

The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan by Jenny Nordberg (Crown)

In a new book, journalist Jenny Nordberg writes about the bacha posh, young girls who dress up like boys to enjoy the freedoms of being an Afghan male for as long as they can.The Underground Girls of Kabul.

The Man Who Broke into Auschwitz is featured in Stories We Must Never Forget: 6 Books for Holocaust Remembrance Day

The Man Who Broke Into Auschwitz: A True Story of World War II by Denis Avey . true story of a British soldier who twice switched places with a Jew in the adjacent prison camp to see what life was like. It was, of course, horrible. FREE at the library.

Our list of the books (old and new) you should be reading this year

A stunningly ambitious and beautiful novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.