Kathy Kacer Photograph

Kathy Kacer is the author of more than 20 books that focus on the Second World War and the Holocaust. A winner of numerous Forest of Reading Awards, as well as the Jewish Book Awards in Canada and the U.S., and the Yad Vashem Award for Children’s Holocaust Literature in Israel, Kathy has written unforgettable stories inspired by real events. Her books have been translated into twenty languages.  She writes stories of hope, courage, and humanity in the face of overwhelming adversity.

Kathy became a published author in 1999. Before that, she worked as a psychologist. She teaches writing at the University of Toronto, Canada (Continuing Studies). She also speaks to children in schools and libraries around the world about the importance of understanding the Holocaust and keeping its memory alive. In addition, she lectures in universities and colleges on the topic of teaching sensitive material to young people. 


Check out Kathy's books in the catalogue!

Kathy's visit is sponsored by:
Rotary Club of Chatham

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Rotary Member and Children's Librarian with a giant Rotary Club of Chatham cheque that has a donation to Book Bash