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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

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Sidman, Joyce

Summary: "Newbery-Honor winning author Joyce Sidman explores the extraordinary life and scientific discoveries of Maria Merian, who discovered the truth about metamorphosis and documented the science behind the mystery in this visual biography that features many original paintings by Maria herself."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 MER

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MER

Jacobsen, Annie.

Summary: Details how the U.S. government embarked on a covert operation to recruit and employ Nazi scientists in the years following World War II in an effort to prevent their knowledge and expertise from falling into the hands of the Soviet Union.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Brown & Co 2013

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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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 LUT

Duffy, Peter

Summary: An account of a virtually unknown pre-World War II counterespionage operation describes how naturalized German-American agent William G. Sebold became the FBI's first double agent and was a pivotal figure in the arrests of 33 enemy agents for the Nazis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 DUF

Schaap, Jeremy.

Summary: In 1936, against a backdrop of swastikas flying and storm troopers goose-stepping, an African American son of sharecroppers won a staggering four Olympic gold medals and single-handedly crushed Hitler's myth of Aryan supremacy. This is the intimate and complex tale of the courage of one remarkable man.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 OWENS, JESSE SCH

Schaap, Jeremy.

Summary: In 1936, against a backdrop of swastikas flying and storm troopers looming, an African-American son of sharecroppers set three world records and won an unprecedented four gold medals, single-handedly crushing Hitler's myth of Aryan supremacy. The story of Jesse Owens at the 1936 Olympic Games is that of a high-profile athlete giving a performance that transcends sports--but it is also the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OWENS, JESSE SCH

Roth, Joseph

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Noble, Trinka Hakes

Summary: In this creative nonfiction book, Gordy and Ira, one African-American and one German-Jewish, who live in Depression-era Detroit, bond over a shared interest in boxing as America awaits the rematch between Joe Louis and Max Schmeling.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NOB

Seiple, Samantha

Summary: "In Nazi Saboteurs, Samantha Seiple brings readers into the high-stakes world of Hitler's most trusted team of saboteurs as the eight men are hand-selected by top Nazi officials to be trained in spycraft and sabotage. With black-and-white photos and fast-paced storytelling, readers follow the men to the coasts of New York and Florida, where they work to establish secret identities for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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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 Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 LUT

Summary: Story of a doctor touring Morocco with his wife and child who accidentally becomes involved in an anarchist plot to assassinate a foreign diplomat in London.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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Miller, Scott

Summary: "Presents an account of how OSS spymaster Allen Dulles led a network of disenchanted Germans in a plot to assassinate Hitler and end World War II before the invasion of opportunistic Russian forces,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DULLES, ALLEN MIL

Lichtblau, Eric.

Summary: "The shocking story of how America became one of the world's safest postwar havens for Nazis. Until recently, historians believed America gave asylum only to key Nazi scientists after World War II, along with some less famous perpetrators who managed to sneak in and who eventually were exposed by Nazi hunters. But the truth is much worse, and has been covered up for decades: the CIA and FBI...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 324.1 LIC

Sidman, Joyce

Summary: Newbery-Honor winning author Joyce Sidman explores the extraordinary life and scientific discoveries of Maria Merian, who discovered the truth about metamorphosis and documented the science behind the mystery in this visual biography that features many original paintings by Maria herself.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD 921 Merian 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 921 MER

Meyer, Michael

Summary: Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, many still believe it was the words of President Ronald Reagan, Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall! that brought the Cold War to an end. Meyer disagrees, and in this compelling account, explains why.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.0009 MEY

Patrick, Denise Lewis

Summary: The A Girl Named series tells the stories of how ordinary American girls grew up to be extraordinary American women. Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger in 1955, but how did she come to be so brave?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE PAL

Lichtblau, Eric

Summary: "The remarkable story of Fred Mayer, a German-born Jew who escaped Nazi Germany only to return as an American commando on a secret mission behind enemy lines. Growing up in Germany, Freddy Mayer witnessed the Nazis' rise to power. When he was sixteen, hisfamily made the decision to flee to the United States--they were among the last German Jews to escape, in 1938. In America, Freddy tried...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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Mullenbach, Cheryl

Summary: An account of the lesser-known contributions of African-American women during World War II reveals how they helped lay the foundations for the Civil Rights Movement by challenging racial and gender barriers at home and abroad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 MUL

Whitman, James Q.

Summary: Nazism triumphed in Germany during the high era of Jim Crow laws in the United States. Did the American regime of racial oppression in any way inspire the Nazis? The unsettling answer is yes. In Hitler's American Model, James Whitman presents a detailed investigation of the American impact on the notorious Nuremberg Laws, the centerpiece anti-Jewish legislation of the Nazi regime. Contrary to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342 WHI

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

Burgan, Michael

Summary: Discusses the life of the famous African American track and field star who won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympic games in Berlin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 796.42 Burgan 2017

Loftis, Larry.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 921 POPOV, DUSKO LOF