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Steel, Danielle

Summary: "Capturing historical events, terrifying moments of danger, tragedy, the price of war, and the invincible spirit of a woman of honor, The Award is a monumental tale from one of our most gifted storytellers--Danielle Steel's finest, most emotionally resonant novel yet. Gaëlle de Barbet is sixteen years old in 1940 when the German army occupies France and frightening changes begin. She is shocked...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Steel 2016

Taylor, Jordyn

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Alice is spending the summer in Paris, but she isn't there for pastries and walks along the Seine. When her grandmother passed away two months ago, she left Alice an apartment in France that no one knew existed. An apartment that has been locked for more than seventy years. Alice is determined to find out why the apartment was abandoned and why her grandmother never once...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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

Billet, Julia

Summary: As France buckles under the Nazi regime, budding photographer Rachel Cohen must change her name, go into hiding, and bear witness to the atrocities of World War II.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Alley, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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Korman, Gordon

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Summary: Twelve-year-old Trevor Firestone loves playing war-based video games and he idolizes his great-grandfather Jacob who came home from World War II a celebrated hero; now ninety-three Jacob wants to retrace his journey in memory and reality and return to the small French village that his unit liberated, and Trevor is going with him--but not everyone in the town want Jacob to come, and Trevor is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: FIC KOR

Nielsen, Jennifer A.

Summary: 657 days ago Meg's British father left their home in France to fight the Nazis, leaving some codes in a jar for her to decipher, and Meg and her French mother moved to the Perche, a region in France near Normandy known for its forests; now Meg watches theGerman soldiers in town, and sometimes carries messages for the French resistance--but suddenly things have gotten much more dangerous: there...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2021

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Jablonski, Carla.

Summary: In 1943, as the German occupation of France continues, the Tessier siblings increase their involvement in the Resistance while staying out of the way of the Millice, the Vichy military police. Includes facts about Charles De Gaulle and his support of resistance movements.

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2011

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

Belfoure, Charles

Summary: Like most gentiles in Nazi-occupied Paris, architect Lucien Bernard has little empathy for the Jews. So when a wealthy industrialist offers him a large sum of money to devise secret hiding places for Jews, Lucien struggles with the choice of risking his life for a cause he doesn't really believe in...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2013

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

Belfoure, Charles

Summary: In 1942 Paris, gifted architect Lucien Bernard accepts a commission that will bring him a great deal of money -- and maybe get him killed. But if he's clever enough, he'll avoid any trouble. All he has to do is design a secret hiding place for a wealthy Jewish man, a space so invisible that even the most determined German officer won't find it. He sorely needs the money, and outwitting the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEL

Jio, Sarah

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Two women are connected across time by the city of Paris, a mysterious stack of love letters, and shocking secrets, sweeping from World War II to the present.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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

Rosnay, Tatiana de

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Paris, July 1942: Sarah, a ten year-old girl, is brutally arrested with her family by the French police in the Vel d'Hiv' roundup, but not before she locks her younger brother in a cupboard in the family's apartment, thinking that she will be back within a few hours. Paris, May 2002: On Vel d'Hiv's 60th anniversary, journalist Julia Jarmond is asked to write an article about this black day in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION ROS

Furst, Alan

Summary: "After the Nazi victory over Poland in 1939, thousands of Poles were sent to Germany as slave laborers. From inside enemy territory, they found ways to get valuable information to resistance fighters in France. Paul Ricard, a French writer of detective novels, is drawn in to working in the resistance, as a spy against the Reich, and is charged with getting the information from the Polish...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FUR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FUR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FUR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FUR

Doerr, Anthony

4 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Marie Laure lives with her father in Paris within walking distance of the Museum of Natural History where he works as the master of the locks (there are thousands of locks in the museum). When she is six, she goes blind, and her father builds her a model of their neighborhood, every house, every manhole, so she can memorize it with her fingers and navigate the real streets with her feet and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2014

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Modiano, Patrick

Summary: Born at the close of World War II, 2014 Nobel Prize winner Patrick Modiano was a young man in his twenties when he burst onto the Parisian literary scene with these three brilliant, angry novels about the wartime Occupation of Paris. The epigraph to his first novel, among the first to seriously question Nazi collaboration in France, reads: "In June 1942 a German officer goes up to a young man...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOD

Gratz, Alan

Summary: It is June 6, 1944, D-Day, and Dee Carpenter (true name Dietrich Zimmermann), an underage private in the United States Army, is headed for Omaha Beach, seeking revenge for his uncle, who was arrested by Nazis when Dee was a little boy; meanwhile, Samira Zidano, an eleven-year old French-Algerian girl is looking for the French resistance, desperate to deliver the message that the invasion is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Gratz 2019

Benjamin, Melanie

Summary: "A novel based on the story of the extraordinary real-life American woman who secretly worked for the French Resistance during World War II--while playing hostess to the invading Germans at the iconic Hotel Ritz in Paris--from the New York Times bestselling author of The Aviator's Wife and The Swans of Fifth Avenue"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC BEN

Némirovsky, Irène

Summary: Ecrit dans le feu de l'Histoire, Suite française dépeint presque en direct l'Exode de juin 1940, qui brassa dans un désordre tragique des familles françaises de toute sorte, des plus huppées aux plus modestes. Avec bonheur, Ireáne Némirovsky traque les innombrables petites lâchetés et les fragiles élans de solidarité d'une population en déroute. Cocottes larguées par leur amant, grands...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Denoël 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FRENCH 468 NEM

Némirovsky, Irène

Summary: A novel about life and death in occupied France during World War II.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge 2006

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

Ewen, Pamela Binnings

3 holds on 2 copies

Summary: Against the winds of war, with the Wehrmacht marching down the Champs-Élysées, Coco Chanel finds herself residing alongside the Reich's High Command in the Hotel Ritz. Surrounded by the enemy, she wages a private war of her own to wrestle full control of her perfume company from the hands of her Jewish business partner, Pierre Wertheimer. With anti-Semitism on the rise, he has escaped to the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Publishing 2020

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Furst, Alan

Summary: "From the bestselling master espionage writer, hailed by Vince Flynn as "the best in the business," comes a riveting novel about the French Resistance in Nazi-occupied Paris. Paris, 1941. The City of Light, occupied by the Nazis, is dark and silent at night. Streetlamps are painted blue and apartment windows draped or shuttered in the blackout ordered by the Germans. But when the clouds part,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FUR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FUR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FUR

Doerr, Anthony

2 holds on 10 copies

Summary: "From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, a stunningly ambitious and beautiful novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II. Marie Laure lives with her father in Paris within walking distance of the Museum of Natural History where he works as the master of the locks (there...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DOE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Doerr 2014

Preus, Margi

Summary: In the 1940s, remote Les Lauzes, France, houses Jews, unregistered foreigners, forgers, and others who take great risks to shelter refugees and smuggle them to safety in Switzerland.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC PRE

Escobar, Mario

Summary: August 1942. Jacob and Moses Stein, two young Jewish brothers, are staying with their aunt in Paris amid the Nazi occupation. The boys' parents, well-known German playwrights, have left the brothers in their aunt's care until they can find safe harbor for their family. But before the Steins can reunite, a great and terrifying roundup occurs. The French gendarmes, under Nazi order, arrest the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC ESC

Harmel, Kristin

3 holds on 7 copies

Summary: "Eva Traube Abrams, a semi-retired librarian in Florida, is shelving books one morning when her eyes lock on a photograph in a magazine lying open nearby. She freezes; it's an image of a book she hasn't seen in sixty-five years--a book she recognizes as The Book of Lost Names. The accompanying article discusses the looting of libraries by the Nazis across Europe during World War II--an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2020

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Follett, Ken.

Summary: D-day is approaching. They don't know when or where, but the Germans know it will be soon. For a group of british intelligence operatives in France the stakes have never been higher: knowing that the Allied attack depends upon their lines of communication and in the days before the invasion no target is of greater strategic importance than the largest telephone exchange in Europe.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FOL

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