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Holocaust Resources

This guide was originally developed to accompany the traveling exhibition "Americans and the Holocaust," hosted at Pattee and Paterno Library, January 31-March 10, 2022. It has been updated and expanded to address Holocaust research more generally.

Finding books in the library

Searching the Library Catalog

Use the library catalog to search for books, journals, newspapers, videos, music, and more.

Suggested Subject Headings for Holocaust Research

World War, 1939-1945

Holocaust, Jewish, 1939-1945

Jewish refugees

Holocaust survivors


This list contains a selection of non-fiction and scholarly books available from Penn State University Libraries related to the themes of "Americans and the Holocaust". See below for additional lists of historical fiction, graphic novels, and children's literature.

See also the online exhibition "Americans and the Holocaust" from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Histrorical fiction

Graphic novels

Children's literature