The Holocaust Kidlit database can be searched using:

  • Author name
  • Illustrator name
  • Translator name
  • Title
  • Place of publication (US or Canada)
  • Publisher
  • Year of publication
  • Genre (fiction, biography, diary/memoir, other nonfiction, poetry, graphic)
  • Age group (younger readers, older readers, teen)
  • Protagonist gender (male, female)
  • Category (prewar discrimination, occupation/ghettoization, flight/refugee, camps, resistance, rescue, postwar/recovery)
  • Geography (the primary setting of the book: Germany, Poland, USSR, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Austria, Czechoslovakia (Bohemia and Moravia), Canada, China, Greece, Romania, Italy, Hungary, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Cuba, Japan, Switzerland, Palestine/Israel, Argentina, Uruguay, Portugal, Africa, Slovakia, Spain, Jamaica, Brazil, Yugoslavia, Paraguay, Serbia)

A search of the database may also yield a synopsis, links to book reviews, book covers, and awards won.

Holocaust book covers