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Masih, Tara Lynn

Summary: "A riveting story of courage and strength in the face of Nazi terror ... about Hanna, a young Jewish girl, age 14, from a small Ukrainian village and how she and her family survived the Holocaust and eventually emigrated to America."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mandel Vilar Press 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION MAS

Lavigne, Michael.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAV

Matthiessen, Peter.

Summary: "From the two-time National Book Award winning author of The Snow Leopard and Shadow Country, a short, powerful novel about an American professor of Holocaust Studies who, over the course of a weeklong spiritual retreat at Auschwitz, is forced to grapplewith his own past and a family secret: the Jewish mother abandoned to her doom by his Gentile father"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAT

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Matthiessen 2014

Thoene, Bodie

Summary: Her own identity was safely disguised. But what about those she loved most. They would soon disappear with all the others unless... .

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 1989

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC THOENE

Diamant, Anita.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hoffman, Alice

2 holds on 11 copies

Summary: "From New York Times bestselling author Alice Hoffman comes a beautiful story of one Jewish child refugee's flight to safety in Nazi German and her mother's impossible decision to set her free"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Shuster 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HOF

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hoffman 2019

De Waal, Elisabeth

Summary: "Vienna is demolished by war, the city an alien landscape of ruined castles, a fractured ruling class, and people picking up the pieces. Elisabeth de Waal's mesmerizing The Exiles Return is a stunningly vivid postwar story of Austria's fallen aristocrats, unrepentant Nazis, and a culture degraded by violence. The novel follows a number of exiles, each returning under very different...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEW

Glaser, Linda.

Summary: When Rachel makes latkes with her friend Mrs. Greenberg, the project turns out to be a very messy one.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic. 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE GLA BASKET

Dweck, Nicole.

Summary: "Four hundred years before Oskar Schindler there was Suleiman the Magnificent, an Ottoman sultan who rescued thousands of Jews from the Inquisition. Inspired by this amazing moment in history, Nicole Dweck has imagined an enchanting family saga in the tradition of Anita Diamant's The Red Tent and Nomi Eve's The Family Orchard. In 1544, as Inquisition fires rage in Portugal, young José Mendez...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DWE

Hunter, Georgia

Summary: ""Reading Georgia Hunter's We Were the Lucky Ones is like being swung heart first into history. A brave and mesmerizing debut, and a truly tremendous accomplishment."--Paula McLain, New York Timesbestselling author of The Paris Wife. An extraordinary, propulsive novel based on the true story of a family of Polish Jews who scatter at the start of the Second World War, determined to survive, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HUN

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HUN

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION HUN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hunter 2017

Rojstaczer, Stuart.

Summary: " A comic, bittersweet tale of family evocative of The Yiddish Policemen's Union and Everything Is Illuminated Alexander "Sasha" Karnokovitch and his family would like to mourn the passing of his mother, Rachela, with modesty and dignity. But Rachela, a famous Polish e;migre; mathematician and professor at the University of Wisconsin, is rumored to have solved the million-dollar,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROJ

Mitchell, Judith Claire

Summary: "In the vein of such classic family sagas as Fall on Your Knees, A Reunion of Ghosts is the confessional of three sisters who have decided to kill themselves on the very last day of the 20th century; in it they tell the story of a family haunted by suicide ever since the sisters' great-grandfather, a Nobel Prize-winning chemist, developed the first poison gas used in warfare and also the lethal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIT

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Mitchell 2015

Fletcher, Martin

Summary: "As World War II winds to a close, Europe's roads are clogged with twenty million exhausted refugees walking home. Among them are Jacob and Sarah, lonely Holocaust survivors who meet in Heidelberg. But Jacob is consumed with hatred and cannot rest until he has killed his brother's murderer, a concentration camp guard nicknamed "The Rat." Now he must choose between revenge and love, between...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLE

Jacobson, Howard.

Summary: Despite living opposite lives, old school pals Julian Treslove and Sam Finkler continue to stay in contact with each other as well as their old teacher, Libor Sevcik. One night, the trio gets together to relive the good times. But when the night comes to a shocking close for Julian, he begins to see things very differently.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, LLC 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Clayton, Meg Waite

2 holds on 6 copies

Summary: 1936. Stephan Neuman is the son of a wealthy Jewish family in Vienna. His best friend is Žofie-Helene, a Christian girl whose mother edits a progressive, anti-Nazi newspaper. Their world is shattered when the Nazis take control. Truus Wijsmuller, a member of the Dutch resistance, risks her life smuggling Jewish children out of Nazi Germany to the nations that will take them. But after the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CLA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC CLA
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Horn, Dara

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOR

Jacobson, Howard.

Summary: Life should have been sunny for Max Glickman, growing up in peacetime, with his mother's glamorous card evenings to look forward to, and photographs of his father's favorite boxers on the walls. But other voices whisper to him of Buchenwald, extermination, and the impossibility of forgetting. Fixated on the crimes which have been committed against his people, but unable to live among them, Max...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: W.F. Howes 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Chessman, Harriet Scott.

Summary: Hannah Pearl is a French-born World War II survivor now residing in a Connecticut nursing home, where she is increasingly prey to memory loss. The author uses Hannah's condition as the starting place for a series of finely crafted meditations that blur the lines between past and present, English and French. This technique allows for many melancholy confusions. Hannah's ongoing encounters with...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Audiobooks America 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Foroutan, Parnaz

Summary: For all his wealth and success, Asher Malacouti -- the head of a prosperous Jewish family living in the Iranian town of Kermanshah -- cannot have the one thing he desires above all: a male son. His young wife Rakhel, trapped in an oppressive marriage at a time when a woman's worth is measured by her fertility, is made desperate by her failure to conceive, and grows jealous and vindictive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION FOR

Gregory, Philippa.

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: A young woman caught in the rivalry between Queen Mary and her half sister, Elizabeth, must find her true destiny amid treason, poisonous rivalries, loss of faith, and unrequited love. It is winter, 1553. Pursued by the Inquisition, Hannah Green, a fourteen-year-old Jewish girl, is forced to flee Spain with her father. But Hannah is no ordinary refugee. Her gift of "Sight," the ability to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gregory 2004

Barnard, Robert.

Summary: Kit Philipson has always felt like stranger in his family. An only child in Glasgow, Scotland, his mother was a teacher; his father, a journalist, escaped from Nazi Germany at the age of three on one of the 1939 Kindertransports. On her deathbed, Kit's mother tells him he was adopted and his birth name was Novello. A search of old newspaper files reveals that a three-year-old boy named Peter...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAR

Auster, Paul

Summary: "Paul Auster's greatest, most heartbreaking and satisfying novel -- a sweeping and surprising story of birthright and possibility, of love and of life itself: a masterpiece. Nearly two weeks early, on March 3, 1947, in the maternity ward of Beth Israel Hospital in Newark, New Jersey, Archibald Isaac Ferguson, the one and only child of Rose and Stanley Ferguson, is born. From that single...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AUS

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AUS

Benedict, Marie

1 hold on 10 copies

Summary: Hedy Kiesler is lucky. Her beauty leads to a starring role in a controversial film and marriage to a powerful Austrian arms dealer, allowing her to evade Nazi persecution despite her Jewish heritage. But Hedy is also intelligent. At lavish Vienna dinner parties, she overhears the Third Reich's plans. One night in 1937, desperate to escape her controlling husband and the rise of the Nazis, she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEN

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEN

Ozick, Cynthia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: RB Large Print Print 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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