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Yomtov, Nelson

Summary: "Experience the events that followed the Sobibor death camp prisoner's decision to escape. Readers will discover a powerful story of human courage and mankind's fierce will to live."--Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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2 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 940.53 YOM

Summary: Sampson is a lion on display at a zoo in New York City's Central Park, and he holds court over all the other animals, including Nigel, a testy koala bear; Larry, a dumb but well-meaning snake; Kazar, a wildebeest with a passion for choreography; Bridget, a bright but cynical giraffe; and Benny, a squirrel who is good friends with Sampson and is trying to romance Bridget without much success....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY WIL

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD W

Chandler, Matt

Summary: "The true story of Lt. Robert Grimes running for his life as he evades being captured by Nazi soldiers. Robert Grimes escapes danger with help from the Comet Line, a resistance group that rescued Allied soldiers during WWII"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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2 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 940.54 CHA

Riggs, Ransom

Summary: After fleeing an army of terrible monsters, Jacob Portman and his peculiar friends find themselves lost at sea, and the only person who might be able to get them ashore safely, their illustrious headmistress Miss Peregrine, is stuck in the form of a bird! Hoping to find a way to get Miss Peregrine back to normal -- or as normal as a peculiar can get -- the children journey to London. But no...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Summary: The epic story of Henri Charrière, a safecracker from the Parisian underworld who is framed for murder and condemned to life in the notorious penal colony on Devil's Island. Determined to regain his freedom, Papillon forms an unlikely alliance with convicted counterfeiter Louis Dega, who, in exchange for protection, agrees to finance Papillon's escape.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE PAP

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2 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Riggs, Ransom.

Summary: Having escaped Miss Peregrine's island by the skin of their teeth, Jacob and his new friends must journey to London, the peculiar capital of the world. Along the way, they encounter new allies, a menagerie of peculiar animals, and other surprises.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: AudioGO 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD-YA FIC RIG

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1 available in Young Adult Audiobooks, Call number: YA CD FIC RIG

Summary: Years after he fought his way out of prison, Ray Breslin must return to the hell he once escaped from to save his friend from the prison's brutal human battleground, known as Hades.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Es

Krasner, Barbara

Summary: Engages readers with incredible stories of people who made daring escapes from war-torn East Germany. From the early 1960s to the late 1980s, thousands of people fled the communist regime in East Germany to the freedom of West Germany.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 943.1 KRA

Yomtov, Nelson

Summary: "Story of men who tunneled to escape a German prisoner-of-war camp. Learn about the planners, task leaders, and key players of the escape from Stalag Luft III"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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2 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 940.54 YOM

Chandler, Matt

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "This is the true story of one man's bravery, ingenuity, and daring determination as he trekked thousands of feet up in the mountains. Readers will learn about the struggles Sven Somme endured as he eluded 900 German soldiers set out to capture him."--Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 940.53 CHA

Davis, Charlotte Nicole

Summary: "The country of Arketta calls them Good Luck Girls--they know their luck is anything but. Sold to a "welcome house" as children and branded with cursed markings. Trapped in a life they would never have chosen. When Clementine accidentally kills a man, the girls risk a dangerous escape and harrowing journey to find freedom, justice, and revenge in a country that wants them to have none of those...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor Teen 2019

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Summary: Based on a true story of a daring young girl who will stop at nothing and fear no one. In 1943, thirteen-year old Fanny and her younger sisters were sent from their home in France to an Italian foster home for Jewish children. When the Nazis arrive in Italy, their caretakers desperately organize the departure of the children to Switzerland. When they are suddenly left on their own, these eleven...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: A gangster escapes from prison to take revenge on the people that murdered his mother.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY WHI

Bartók, Mira

Summary: In this extraordinary debut novel with its deft nod to Dickensian heroes and rogues, Mira Bartók tells the story of Arthur, a shy, fox-like foundling with only one ear and a desperate desire to belong, as he seeks his destiny.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2017

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Kilbourne, Jimmy W.

Summary: Survival stories from World Wars I and II and the conflicts in Korea and Southeast Asia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan 1973

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 358.4 KIL

Summary: The gripping, first-hand accounts of women who escaped the brutal reign of ISIS. These women and children are Yazidis, a religious minority that have been targeted by ISIS for particularly brutal treatment, as ISIS tries to impose upon them what it claims is a pure version of Islam.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2015

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ESC

Summary: Based on the memoirs of an imprisoned French resistance leader, this unbelievably taut and methodical marvel follows the fictional Fontaine's single-minded pursuit of freedom, detailing the planning and carrying out of his escape with gripping precision.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Summary: Revenge, deceit and edge of your seat action lead to the most breathtaking, suspenseful series finale.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PRI

Summary: Michael Scofield and his brother Lincoln Burrows have escaped prison and are on the run. Michael and Lincoln, along with several other escaped convicts, are not just running from the law and the FBI, they are devoting their time to uncovering a vast government plot that takes them around the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PRI

Summary: Although he was buried seven years ago, pictures from a Yemen prison reveal that Michael Scofield may still be alive. Determined to rescue his brother, Lincoln enlists C-Note's help. Meanwhile, Michael's wife Sara has remarried. And even if this biggest breakout yet is possible, is Michael the same man he was?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PRI

Utkin, Alexander

Summary: The latest installment in the Gamayun Tales series introduces a clever heroine who has a secret even she doesn't know about. Tyna of the Lake rescues the Hunter's son from a life of servitude to her father the Water Spirit. Their attempt to make an escape to the surface world is interrupted when they are captured by the Water Spirit and he reveals the truth about who Tyna's real father is. An...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nobrow 2018

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Summary: An innocent man, Edmond Dantes, is imprisoned for years on a godforsaken island while the friend who betrayed him takes Dantes ravishing fiancé for himself. Dantes eventually escapes, recovers a fortune in buried pirate treasure, transforms himself into the mysterious Count of Monte Cristo, and methodically goes about exacting his revenge.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Entertainment 2002

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD COU

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE Count

Summary: A convict leaves jail in Texas on a parole arranged by a crooked politician, and promptly joins his wife in planning a bank robbery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE GET

Bascomb, Neal

Summary: "The story of a group of Allied POWs in WWI who dared to escape from Germany's most notorious prison camp, Holzminden."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 940.4 BAS