Included in this page are print and audiovisual resources having to do with this famous Holocaust survivor and ambassador for peace.


Print Resources:


Bayer, Linda
PQ2683.I32 Z56 2002 Check availability
Elie Wiesel: Spokesman for Remembrance (Holocaust Biographies)
Gr. 6-8
This book covers the life of Elie Wiesel, from childhood to the recent years.

Greene, Carol
PQ2683.I32 Z687 1987 Check availability
Elie Wiesel, Messenger from the Holocaust
Gr. 2-4
A brief biography of the winner of the 1986 Nobel Peace Prize, who having survived the Holocaust, dedicated his life to speaking and writing about these terrible events so that they would not be forgotten.

Hawker, Louise
DS135.R73 W543 2009 Check availability
Genocide in Elie Wiesel's Night (Social Issues in Literature)
Gr. 9-12
This book gives background information on the life of Elie Wiesel, examines genocide inside Night, and explores contemporary genocides.

Houghton, Sarah
DS135.R73 W544 2004 Check availability
Elie Wiesel: A Holocaust Survivor Cries Out for Peace
Gr. 3-5
A biography of author, speaker, and Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel, focusing on his childhood in a Nazi concentration camp and his efforts to ensure that there will never be another Holocaust.

Wiesel, Elie
PQ2683.I32 A913 2006 Check availability
Dawn
Gr. 9-12
Deals with the conflicts and thoughts of a young Jewish concentration camp veteran as he prepares to assassinate a British hostage in occupied Palestine.

Wiesel, Elie
D804.3.W54 1982 Check availability
D810.J4 W65 2006 Check availability
Night
Gr. 9-12
Autobiographical account of an adolescent boy and his father in Auschwitz.
This site offers a variety of lesson plans that are each annotated, identified by grade level and rated by other teachers. Most are designed for use in a High School and relate to Language Arts competencies.

Wiesel, Elie
PQ2683.I32 A2 2004 Check availability
Night, Dawn, The Accident (Day): A Trilogy
Gr. 9-12
Three novels deal with a concentration camp survivor, a hostage holder in Palestine, and a recovering accident victim.

Wiesel, Elie
PZ4.W652 Gat Check availability
The Gates of the Forest
Gr. 9-12
Allegory about a nameless stranger who sacrifices himself to save a Jewish boy hiding in a Hungarian forest during WWII.

Wiesel, Elie
PQ2683.I32 Z467 1987 Check availability
The Night Trilogy: Night, Dawn, The Accident (Day)
Gr. 9-12
Three novels deal with a concentration camp survivor, a hostage holder in Palestine, and a recovering accident victim.

Wiesel, Elie
PZ3.R113 W53 1964 Check availability
The Town Beyond the Wall
Gr. 9-12
Story based on Wiesel's own life in which a young Holocaust survivor returns to his hometown, seeking to understand the mystery of those who stood by and watched.

Audiovisual Resources:


Dawn
Recorded Books (audiobook)
PQ2683.I32 A913 2006 Check availability
Gr. 9-12
A near-fatal auto accident changes a man's outlook on life.
Run time: 180 minutes

Day
Recorded Books (audiobook)
PQ2683.I32 J6813 2006 Check availability
Gr. 9-12
A member of the Israeli underground has to face the prospect of murder.
Run time: 240 minutes

Elie Wiesel
Gateway Films and AIM International Television
D804.3.E44 2002 Check availability
Not Rated
This dramatic hour includes a personal visit with Elie Wiesel and was filmed on location in Auschwitz, Paris and the United States
Run time: 50 minutes

Elie Wiesel: First Person Singular
Lives and Legacies Films with Gardner Films International
PQ2683.I32 Z462 2002 Check availability
Not Rated
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Elie Wiesel reflects upon his life, his work and his concerns for the future of mankind.
Run time: 60 minutes

Elie Wiesel Goes Home
Choices
D804.3.W54 2002 Check availability
Not Rated
Elie Wiesel returns to the village of his birth and to Auschwitz and Birkenau, the camps where he was interned during WWII.
Run time: 108 minutes

Night
Recorded Books (audiobook)
PQ2683.I32 N84 2006 Check availability
Gr. 9-12
Autobiographical account of an adolescent boy and his father in Auschwitz.
Run time: 240 minutes

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