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Bornstein, Michael

Summary: In 1945, in a now-famous piece of World War II archival footage, four-year-old Michael Bornstein was filmed by Soviet soldiers as he was carried out of Auschwitz in his grandmother's arms. Here is the unforgettable story of how a father's courageous wit, a mother's fierce love, and one perfectly timed illness saved Michael's life, and how others in his family from Zarki, Poland, dodged death at...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 BOR

Fairweather, Jack

Summary: "Occupied Warsaw, Summer 1940: Witold Pilecki, a Polish underground operative, accepted a mission to uncover the fate of thousands interned at a new concentration camp, report on Nazi crimes, raise a secret army, and stage an uprising. The name of the camp -- Auschwitz. Over the next two and half years, and under the cruelest of conditions, Pilecki's underground sabotaged facilities,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus 2021

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Kraus, Otto B.

Summary: Alex Ehren is poet, a prisoner, and a teacher in block 31 in Auschwitz-Birkenau, also known as the Children's Block. He spends his days trying to survive and illegally giving lessons to his young charges, all while shielding them as best he can from the impossible horrors of the camp. But trying to teach the children is not the only illicit activity that Alex is involved in. Alex is keeping a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KRA

Shuter, Jane.

Summary: Discusses the purpose, processing of inmates, daily life, and other activities and aspects of the Nazi concentration camps Auschwitz and Birkenau.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.5318 SHU

Crippa, Luca

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Summary: "Wilhelm Brasse: "I looked death in the eyes. I did it fifty thousand times..." When Germany invaded Poland in 1939, photographer Wilhelm Brasse was sent to Auschwitz. His inability to condone the Third Reich and swear allegiance to Hitler landed him at one of the deadliest concentration camps of WWII. There, he was forced to record the camp's atrocities. From 1940-1945, Brasse took more than...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BRASSE, WILHELM CRI

Boyne, John

Summary: Bored and lonely after his family moves from Berlin to a place called "Out-With" in 1942, Bruno, the son of a Nazi officer, befriends a boy in striped pajamas who lives behind a wire fence.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BOY

Blau, Magda Hellinger

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Summary: "In March 1942, at the age of 25, kindergarten teacher Magda Hellinger was deported from her hometown in Slovakia along with 998 other young women. They were some of the first Jews to be sent to the Auschwitz concentration camp. Very few would survive the next three years until liberation. The SS soon discovered that by putting prisoners in day-to-day charge of the accommodation blocks and even...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2021

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Summary: Tells the story of a relationship between an Auschwitz concentration camp guard and one of the women prisoners.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC LOV

Morris, Heather

Summary: "In April 1942, Lale Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew, is forcibly transported to the concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau. When his captors discover that he speaks several languages, he is put to work as a Tätowierer (the German word for tattooist), tasked with permanently marking his fellow prisoners. Imprisoned for more than two and a half years, Lale witnesses horrific atrocities and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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Morris, Heather

Summary: "From Heather Morris, the New York Times bestselling author of the multi-million copy bestseller The Tattooist of Auschwitz and Cilka's Journey: a story of family, courage, and resilience, inspired by a true story. Against all odds, three Slovakian sisters have survived years of imprisonment in the most notorious death camp in Nazi Germany: Auschwitz. Livia, Magda, and Cibi have clung together,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Morris, Heather

Summary: "Against all odds, three Slovakian sisters have survived years of imprisonment in the most notorious death camp in Nazi Germany: Auschwitz. Livia, Magda, and Cibi have clung together, nearly died from starvation and overwork, and the brutal whims of the guards in this place of horror. But now, the allies are closing in and the sisters have one last hurdle to face: the death march from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2021

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC MOR

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Morris 2021

Gross, Andrew

Summary: "1944. Physics professor Alfred Mendl is separated from his family and sent to the men's camp, where all of his belongings are tossed on a roaring fire. His books, his papers, his life's work. The Nazis have no idea what they have just destroyed. And without that physical record, Alfred is one of only two people in the world with his particular knowledge. Knowledge that could start a war, or...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION GRO

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Beautiful and full of life, Helena Citron, is taken to Auschwitz as a young woman and soon finds unlikely solace under the protection of Franz Wunsch, a high-ranking SS officer who falls in love with her and her magnetic singing voice. Risking execution if caught, they went on with their forbidden relationship until the war ended and the camp was liberated. Thirty years later, a letter arrives...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC LOV

Marwell, David George

Summary: "A gripping account of the infamous Nazi doctor, from a former Justice Department official tasked with uncovering his fate. One of the most notorious war criminals of all time, Dr. Josef Mengele has come to symbolize both the evil of the Nazi regime and the failure of justice in the postwar world. Drawing on new scholarship and sources, historian David G. Marwell examines Mengele's life and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MENGELE, JOSEF MAR

Boyne, John

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Summary: Bored and lonely after his family moves from Berlin to a place called "Out-With" in 1942, Bruno, the son of a Nazi officer, befriends a boy in striped pajamas who lives behind a wire fence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC BOY

Summary: October 1944, Auschwitz-Birkenau. Saul Ausländer is a Hungarian member of the Sonderkommando, the group of Jewish prisoners isolated from the camp and forced to assist the Nazis in the machinery of large-scale extermination. While working in one of the crematoriums, Saul discovers the body of a boy he takes for his son. As the Sonderkommando plans a rebellion, Saul decides to carry out an...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN SON

Bartlett, Karen

Summary: "Architects of Death tells the astonishing story of how the gas chambers and crematoria that facilitated the murder and incineration of more than one million people in the Holocaust were designed not by the Nazi SS, but by a small respectable family firm of German engineers. Topf and Sons designed and built the crematoria at the concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau, Buchenwald, Belzec,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 720 BAR

Lee, Joe

Summary: "In March of 1944, at age 10, little Eva was arrested with her entire family, including her twin sister, Miriam, for the "crime" of being Jewish. Nazis loaded Eva and her family into a cattle car with other men, women, and children headed to the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. Within moments of their arrival, the twins lost their entire family to the gas chambers without a chance to say...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Red Lightning Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 921 KOR, EVA LEE

Kor, Eva Mozes.

Summary: "A memoir of a young girl's childhood in wartime Romania, unlikely survival as a "Mengele twin" subjected to cruel Nazi medical experiments in Auschwitz, and postwar journey to forgiveness"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 KOR

Morris, Heather

Summary: This novel is based on the true story of Lale and Gita Sokolov, Slovakian Jews who survived Auschwitz. Lale was given the job of tattooing the prisoners and used the job's freedom of movement to trade items taken from murdered Jews for food to keep others alive.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Morris, Heather

Summary: For fans of Schindler's List; The Man Who Broke into Auschwitz; and The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas; comes a heart breaking story of the very best of humanity in the very worst of circumstances. He tattooed a number on her arm. She tattooed her name on his heart.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC MOR

Rosenberg, Joel C.

Summary: As World War II rages and Hitler begins implementing his "final solution" to systematically and ruthlessly exterminate the Jewish people, Jacob Weisz must rely on his wits and a God he's not sure he believes in to somehow escape from Auschwitz and alert the world to the Nazi's atrocities before Fascism overtakes all of Europe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION ROS

Adlington, Lucy

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Summary: At the height of the Holocaust, young inmates of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp-- mainly Jewish women and girls-- were selected to design, cut, and sew beautiful fashions in a dedicated salon for elite Nazi women. Call the Upper Tailoring Studio, it was established by the camp commandant's wife and patronized by the wives of SS guards and officers. Adlington follows the fates of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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Levi, Primo.

Summary: First published in English in 1965, The Reawakening is Primo Levi's bestselling sequel to his classic memoir of the Holocaust, Survival in Auschwitz. The inspiring story of Levi's liberation from the German death camp in January 1945 by the Red Army, it tells of his strange and eventful journey home to Italy by way of the Soviet Union, Hungary, and Romania. Levi's railway travels take him...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 LEV

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