The Prisoners of Breendonk

Personal Histories from a World War II Concentration Camp


Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2015. Available in hardcover and ebook.

Illustrated in color and black-and-white with over 225 photographs, drawings, and maps, including many photos taken exclusively for the book by award-winning Belgian photographer Leon Nolis. 

Honors

 

The Prisoners of Breendonk:

Personal Histories from a WW2 Concentration Camp

 

Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2016

chosen by the National Council for Social Studies in cooperation with the Childen's Book Council

 


 

2016 Best Children’s Books of the Year (History, Outstanding Merit)

chosen by the Children’s Book Committee, Bank Street College of Education

 


 

A 2015 selection of the Junior Library Guild

 


 

#14 Bestselling Informational Nonfiction Book in Belgium, 2015

 


 

Best Teen Nonfiction 2015, Chicago Public Library

 


 

2015 Cybils Awards Nomination, Young Adult Nonfiction

 


 

starred reviews in Booklist, School Library Journal, and the Jewish Book Council