Friday, May 2, 2008

The Silenced by James DeVita

Main Character:
Time period: Not too distant future
Genre: YA Fiction, Dystopian Society

This book can fit in with stories about the Holocaust--it is inspired by young people in Nazi Germany who formed a resistance group. In some ways it brought to mind "The Wave," the 1980s book about a teacher who tried a different way of teaching the Holocaust.

The Silenced also fits in well with some recent YA fiction that deals with oppressive governments and resistance movement--particularly The Hidden Children series by Margaret Haddix or Epic by Conor Kostick.

No comments: