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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

Zusak, Markus.

Summary: Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Español 2010

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA FOREIGN SPANISH ZUS

Confino, Alon

Summary: "Why exactly did the Nazis burn the Hebrew Bible everywhere in Germany on November 9, 1938? The perplexing event has not been adequately accounted for by historians in their large-scale assessments of how and why the Holocaust occurred. In this gripping new analysis, Alon Confino draws on an array of archives across three continents to propose a penetrating new assessment of one of the central...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale Univ Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 CON

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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Zusak, Markus.

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Summary: Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Stewart, Gail B. (Gail Barbara)

Summary: Traces the rise to power of Adolph Hitler and discusses life in Nazi Germany before, during, and after World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent Books 1994

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 943.086 STE

Rice, Earle.

Summary: Presents the private and public life of the Nazi dictator who involved Germany in the Second World War and tried to exterminate Jews and other citizens he considered undesirable.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morgan Reynolds Pub. 2006

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Lawton, Wendy.

Summary: The daughter of a German and a Jew, Anna's dreams of becoming a famous ballerina are crushed by increasing Nazi persecution, but she is sustained, even while in a Nazi work camp, by her strong Christian faith and the conviction that she will one day be reunited with her mother and sister.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Moody Publishers 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC LAW

Zusak, Markus.

2 holds on 9 copies

Summary: Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2006

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Ryan, Pam Muñoz

Summary: Lost in the Black Forest, Otto meets three mysterious sisters and finds himself entwined in a prophecy, a promise, and a harmonica--and decades later three children, Friedrich in Germany, Mike in Pennsylvania, and Ivy in California find themselves caught up in the same thread of destiny in the darkest days of the twentieth century, struggling to keep their families intact, and tied together by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC RYA

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

Ryan, Pam Muñoz

Summary: Lost in the Black Forest, Otto meets three mysterious sisters and finds himself entwined in a prophecy, a promise, and a harmonica--and decades later three children, Friedrich in Germany, Mike in Pennsylvania, and Ivy in California find themselves caught up in the same thread of destiny in the darkest days of the twentieth century, struggling to keep their families intact, and tied together by...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: Based upon the best-selling novel. The profoundly moving story of a girl who transforms the lives of those around her during World War II, Germany. Although Liesel is illiterate when she is adopted by a German couple, her adoptive father encourages her to learn to read. Ultimately, the power of words helps Liesel and Max, a Jew hiding in the family's home, escape from the events unfolding...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BOO RATED PG-13

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BOO

Heyes, Eileen.

Summary: Presents the story of the German Nazi leader in the context of the political and social forces of his time, focusing on the destruction and misery he unleashed in World War II and the Holocaust and examining as well the legacy of his actions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 1994

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 HIT

Tezuka, Osamu

Summary: Follows the stories of two Adolfs, the son of a Jewish baker living in the Japanese port city of Kobe and the son of the German consul for that city, as their lives are affected by a third Adolf that has risen to power in Germany.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vertical 2012

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

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

Bradley, Ernestine

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BRADLEY, ERNESTINE BRA

Summary: World War II saw the first full-scale aerial battles, as well as an unprecedented degree of air attacks against civilians. This program looks at both the Royal Air Force's attacks on Berlin, and the Luftwaffe's retaliatory bombing of London. Along with footage of dogfights, the program also looks at Germany's formidable anti-aircraft guns. At the behest of the Nazi party, the German military...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pen & Sword 2012

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC GER

Wilson, Kip

Summary: Tells the story of Sophie Scholl, a young German college student who challenges the Nazi regime during World War II as part of the White Rose, a non-violent resistance group.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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

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

Kirsch, Jonathan

Summary: Describes the life of the teenage Jewish refugee whose shooting of a Nazi diplomat was used as fodder to unleash Kristallnacht and discusses whether he was working alone, as an early resistance fighter, or as a spurned lover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, A Division of W.W. Norton & Company 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 GRYNSZPAN, HERSCHEL FEIBEL KIR

Huber, Florian

Summary: "By the end of April 1945 in Germany, the Third Reich had fallen and invasion was underway. As the Red Army advanced, horrifying stories spread about the depravity of its soldiers. For many German people, there seemed to be nothing left but disgrace and despair. For tens of thousands of them, the only option was to choose death -- for themselves and for their children. "Promise Me You'll Shoot...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown Spark 2020

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Abzug, Robert H.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1985

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 ABZ

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

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