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In this heart-wrenching book, Father Patrick Desbois documents the daunting task of identifying and examining all the sites where Jews were exterminated by Nazi mobile units in the Ukraine in WWII.

The acclaimed National Book Award finalist—“one of the United States’ finest writers,” according to Joshua Ferris, “full of wit, humanity, and fearless curiosity”—now gives us a novel that will join the short list of classics about children caught up in the Holocaust.

highly recommend this book if you want to read about courage and bravery in Nazi Germany/The White Rose: Munich, 1942-1943 by Inge Scholl, http://www.amazon.com/dp/0819560863/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_1d1Wrb1MB875F

The Winter Guest just in time for fall! By Pam Jenoff. "A stirring novel of first love in a time of war and the unbearable choices that could tear sisters apart." #books

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry: A Novel by Fredrik Backman http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00Q102M5Y/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_8FeIvb0YF3WE9

Holocaust survivor, Charles Heller, will discuss his memoir - Prague: My Long Journey Home - at the Echoes and Reflections professional development program on June 26th in Huntingtown, MD. The book is a personal account of a long journey of persecution, of struggle and survival in Nazi- and Communist-controlled Czechoslovakia, and of eventual escape from tyranny to America.