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Cole, Tom Clohosy

Summary: Follows a small boy and his family as they try to reunite with his father after the Berlin Wall is built.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Templar Books, an imprint of Candlewick Press 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE COL

Terrell, Brandon

Summary: After he accidentally injures a teammate during relay race practice, thirteen-year-old Nate and his cousin Rachel travel back in time to meet Jesse Owens, and get a chance to see him run in the 1936 Olympics--and almost lose the Sports Illustrated magazine that is their ticket back to the present.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC TER

Raven, Margot Theis.

Summary: The true story of a young German girl, Mercedes Simon, and of the American pilot, Gail Halvorsen, who shared hope and joy with the children of West Berlin by dropping candy-filled parachutes during the Airlift.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2002

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 943 Rav

Elliott, Laura

Summary: In the days before the treacherous overnight raising of the Berlin Wall, teenaged cousins Drew, an American army brat in West Berlin, and Matthias, a young communist in East Berlin, become wary friends on opposite sides of the Cold War. Interspersed throughout the story are captioned photographs from the era.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin 2021

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Medina, Nico

Summary: Describes the history of the Berlin Wall, from its construction in 1961 to divide the city of Berlin to its destruction in 1989.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 943 MED

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Set What Was 943 Medina 2019

Tunnell, Michael O.

Summary: "World War II was over, and Berlin was in ruins. US Air Force Lieutenant Gail Halvorsen knew the children of the city were suffering. They were hungry and afraid. The young pilot wanted to help, but what could one man in one plane do?"--dust jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J943.1550 TUN

Vogel, Steve

Summary: The author presents the astonishing true story of the Berlin Tunnel, one of the West's greatest espionage operations of the Cold War--and the dangerous Soviet mole who betrayed it. The astonishing true story of the Berlin Tunnel, one of the West's greatest espionage operations of the Cold War--and the dangerous Soviet mole who betrayed it. Its code name was "Operation Gold," a wildly audacious...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Custom House 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 327.1273 VOG

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.1273 VOG

MacGregor, Iain

Summary: "Checkpoint Charlie is the story of the men and women - from both sides of the Cold War's political divide - who lived, served on, or escaped through the Berlin Wall during its life span (13th August 1961 - 9th November 1989). This physical monstrosity created by the East German communist state was to divide one of the most beautiful and by 1961, ruined cities of the world; dividing families,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 943 MAC

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.155 MAC

Milton, Giles

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Summary: "The lively, immersive story of the race to seize Berlin in the aftermath of World War II that fired the starting gun for the Cold War"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2021

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Schneider, Peter

Summary: "A vibrant look at Berlin--perhaps Europe's most exciting city--since the fall of the Wall"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943 SCH

Simon, Marie

Summary: Follows the true story of a young Jewish woman who vanished into the city and lived under an assumed identity, relying on safe houses, foreign workers, and communists in order to survive in World War II Berlin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SIMON, MARIE SIM

Beevor, Antony

Summary: Chronicles the horror of Berlin's fall to the Soviets in 1945, recalling the starvation, exposure, artillery fire, rape, and mass destruction that marked the Red Army's final push on Germany's capital.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5421 BEE

Moorhouse, Roger.

Summary: Berlin was at the very center of the Second World War. Moorhouse uses diaries, memoirs, and interviews to provide a searing first-hand account of life, death, and chaos in the Nazi capital.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.155 MOO

Colin, Beatrice.

Summary: A literary historical novel about an orphan girl's journey from poverty to film stardom, set against the grand backdrop of World War I Berlin, the cabaret era, the run-up to World War II, and the innovations in art and industry that accompanied it all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COL

Selby, Scott Andrew.

Summary: Describes the true story of a Nazi party member and serial killer who attacked women riding on trains at night in World War II-era Berlin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 SEL

Lutes, Jason

Summary: "Berlin is an intricate look at the fall of the Weimar Republic through the eyes of its citizens--Marthe Müller, a young woman escaping the memory of a brother killed in World War I, Kurt Severing, an idealistic journalist losing faith in the printed word as fascism and extremism take hold; the Brauns, a family torn apart by poverty and politics. Lutes weaves these characters' lives into the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2018

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 LUT

Kerr, Philip

Summary: "New York Times-bestselling author Philip Kerr treats readers to his beloved hero's origins, exploring Bernie Gunther's first weeks on Berlin's Murder Squad. A portrait of Bernie Gunther in his twenties: He's young, but he's seen four bloody years of trench warfare. And he's not stupid. So when he receives a promotion and a ticket out of Vice squad, he knows he's not really leaving behind the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KER

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: MYSTERY KER

Taylor, Fred

Summary: One morning in 1961, the residents of East Berlin found themselves cut off from family, friends and jobs in the West by a tangle of barbed wire that ruthlessly cut a city of four million in two. Within days the barbed wire became a 103-mile-long wall guarded by three hundred watchtowers. A physical manifestation of the Cold War that would stand for nearly thirty years, the Berlin Wall was the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.155 TAY

Lutes, Jason.

Summary: "The second volume of Jason Lutes's historical epic finds the people of Weimar Berlin searching for answers after the lethal May Day demonstration of 1929. Tension builds along with the dividing wall between communists and nationalists, Jews and gentiles, as the dawn of the Second World War draws closer. Meanwhile, the nightlife of Berlin heats up as many attempt to distract themselves from the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn and Quarterly 2009

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 LUT

Summary: Pat McMann Gilchrist was a 22 year old college graduate, who signed with the War Department to go to Germany, as a civilian, to work for the U.S. Military Government in Berlin, It was only a few months after World War II had ended and one=fourth of the city of Berlin had been destroyed. She flew over in a C-54, along with 2 other planeloads of girls going over to help set up the military offices.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Xlibris Corp 2013

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1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Gilchrist 2013

Cherny, Andrei.

Summary: The masterfully told story of the unlikely men who came together to make the Berlin Airlift one of the great military and humanitarian successes of American history. Author Cherny brings together newly unclassified documents, unpublished letters and diaries, and fresh primary interviews to tell the story of the ill-assorted group of castoffs and second-stringers who not only saved millions of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 943.155 Cherny

Stafford, David.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.1273 STA

Lutes, Jason

Summary: "The third and final act of Jason Lutes's historical fiction about the Weimar Republic begins with Hitler arriving in Berlin. With the National Socialist party now controlling Parliament, the citizenry becomes even more divided. Lutes steps back from the larger political upheaval, using the intertwining lives of a small group of Germans to zero in on the rise of fascism and how swiftly it can...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2018

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 LUT

Gratz, Alan

Summary: It is 1943, and thirteen-year-old Michael O'Shaunessey, son of the Irish ambassador to Nazi Germany in Berlin, is also a spy for the British Secret Service, so he has joined the Hitler Youth, and pretending that he agrees with their violence and book-burning is hard enough--but when he is asked to find out more about "Projekt 1065" both his and his parents' lives get a lot more dangerous.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Gratz 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC GRA

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