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Barker, Michelle

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Life in East Germany in the early 1980's is very hard for Lena following the death of her parents and the sudden disappearance and consequent erasure of her uncle's existence by the secret service police, the Stasi. Lena is determined to unearth what happened to her beloved uncle."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2018

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Herrndorf, Wolfgang

Summary: Mike Klingenberg is a troubled fourteen-year-old from a dysfunctional family in Berlin who thinks of himself as boring, so when a Russian juvenile delinquent called Tschick begins to pay attention to him and include Mike in his criminal activities, he isexcited--until those activities lead to disaster on the autobahn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Herrndorf 2014

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Bunn, T. Davis

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 1995

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

Wilk, Elvia

Summary: "In the near future, Berlin's real estate is being flipped in the name of "sustainability," only to make the city even more unaffordable; artists are employed by corporations as consultants; and the weather is acting strange. In search of affordable housing, young couple Anja and Louis move into a community on an artificial mountain, The Berg--yet another "eco-friendly" initiative run by a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soft Skull 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL

Alexander, V. S.

Summary: Amid the turbulence of World War II, a young German woman finds a precarious haven closer to the source of danger than she ever imagined--one that will propel her through the extremes of privilege and terror under Hitler's dictatorship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P ALE

Postorino, Rosella

Summary: Forced to risk her life every day as a taster at Hitler's secret headquarters, Rosa and a growing sisterhood of involuntary women conscripts navigate Nazi fanatics, an SS guard's unwanted attentions, and the escalating war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC POS

Kerr, Philip.

Summary: Havana, 1954: Batista has seized power; Castro is in prison; the American Mafia is gaining a stranglehold on the city; and Bernie Gunther has resurfaced in Cuba with a new life and a past he cannot outrun.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M KER

Smith, Dan

Summary: In 1941 twelve-year-old Karl is proud to be a member of the Hitler Youth, but when his father is killed on the Eastern Front everything changes--his family moves to the country to live with his grandparents, he encounters a brutal Gestapo officer, and he begins to realize that his sixteen-year-old brother has joined a youth group who opposes the Nazis.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD SMI

Ruge, Eugen

Summary: An enthralling story of an East German family through the long years of communism and its aftermath, this novel flows both back and forth in time, creating a panoramic view of a family's saga and a country that has vanished into memory and history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RUG

Habila, Helon

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Summary: Reluctantly leaving America when his wife is given a prestigious fellowship in Berlin, a Nigerian grad student struggles with the suffering of the African refugees and immigrants he encounters in his new home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAB

Franck, Julia.

Summary: A multi-generational family story set in the Germany of the early twentieth century that reveals the devastating effect of war on the human heart.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRA

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 Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GRA

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

Skrypuch, Marsha Forchuk

Summary: After escaping a slave labor camp, Luka joins an underground resistance in the fight against the Nazis and the Soviets, but he has two overriding goals--reunite with Lida, who was a friend in the labor camp, and make it back to his home in Ukraine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

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Skrypuch, Marsha Forchuk

Summary: In 1943 ten-year-old Lida is torn away from her home in the Ukraine, separated from her little sister Larissa, and sent to a slave labor camp in Germany, but when she is moved and set to making bombs she sees a way to strike back at the Nazis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2017

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Grant, Richard

Summary: A gripping novel of historical espionage, about an eleventh-hour attempt by members of the German elite to unseat Adolf Hitler, and its endlessly complex consequences.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Wiseman, Ellen Marie.

Summary: "Bloom where you're planted," is the advice Christine Bolz receives from her beloved Oma. But seventeen-year-old domestic Christine knows there is a whole world waiting beyond her small German village. It's a world she's begun to glimpse through Isaac Bauerman, the cultured son of the wealthy Jewish family she works for. Yet the future she and Isaac dream of sharing faces greater challenges...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC WIS

Grant, Richard

Summary: "A gripping novel of historical espionage, about an eleventh-hour attempt by members of the German elite to unseat Adolf Hitler, and its endlessly complex consequences. In late 1937, the young lieutenant Oskar Langweil is recruited to this cause while attending a party at the lavish home of a baroness. A high-ranking officer in Germany's counter-intelligence agency, brings Oskar into the fold...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Iturbe, Antonio

Summary: "Fourteen-year-old Dita is one of the many imprisoned by the Nazis at Auschwitz. Taken, along with her mother and father, from the Terezín ghetto in Prague, Dita is adjusting to the constant terror that is life in the camp. When Jewish leader Freddy Hirsch asks Dita to take charge of the eight precious volumes the prisoners have managed to sneak past the guards, she agrees. And so Dita becomes...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Itu

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Schlink, Bernhard.

Summary: Schlink offers the tale of old friends who come together for a remarkable reunion. One of the group is a convicted murderer and terrorist, fresh out of prison and joined by his devoted sister. But another guest has remained true to the cause that might spell trouble for them all.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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

Kerr, Philip.

Summary: Berlin, 1934: The Nazis have secured the 1936 Olympiad for the city but are facing foreign resistance. Hitler and Avery Brundage, the head of the U.S Olympic Committee, have connived to soft-pedal Nazi anti-Semitism and persuade America to participate despite a movement to boycott the games--with Brundage gaining government contracts worth millions in return. For Bernie Gunther, now the house...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KER

Buckley, William F. (William Frank)

Summary: Nuremberg's Palace of Justice, 1945, was the scene of a trial without precedent in history. Leading the listener into the palace is Sebastian, a young German-American whose fate is entwined with the lives and deaths of some towering figures of 20th century history, including Hermann Goering and Adolf Hitler. In a gripping account of war makers who must face the consequences of their actions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUC

Fallada, Hans

Summary: This never-before-translated masterpiece is based on a true story. It presents a richly detailed portrait of life in Berlin under the Nazis and tells the sweeping saga of one working-class couple who decides to take a stand when their only son is killed at the front.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House Pub. 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FAL