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This paper tries to see how trauma can be portrayed in Young Adult fiction by analyzing The Book Thief (2005) by Markus Zusak. It tries to bring forward the various aspects narration and documentation which makes it an intriguing testimony of suffering and survival in the Holocaust time. It tries to identify the genre of Young Adult Fiction and how trauma can be identified with it and introduced to young adults. It also tries to bring forward the aspects which makes The Book Thief one of best read novels in Young Adult category which are loved by adults too even after a decade, with a special focus on holocaust testimony and trauma. It tries to shed light on how the well received novel is an excellent testimony to the holocaust victims, with the protagonist being an young adult in the heart of Germany.