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Gratz, Alan

Summary: Although separated by continents and decades, Josef, a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany; Isabel, a Cuban girl trying to escape the riots and unrest plaguing her country in 1994; and Mahmoud, a Syrian boy in 2015 whose homeland is torn apart by violence and destruction, embark on harrowing journeys in search of refuge, discovering shocking connections that tie their stories together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC GRA
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Ostrom, Melissa

Summary: In 1807, Harriet Winter leaves her family's New Hampshire farm with her brother to settle in the Genesee Valley to avoid being pushed into marriage with her neighbor, Daniel Long.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2018

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

Gratz, Alan

Summary: Josef is a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany. With the threat of concentration camps looming, he and his family board a ship bound for the other side of the world. Isabel is a Cuban girl in 1994. With riots and unrest plaguing her country, she and her family set out on a raft, hoping to find safety in America. Mahmoud is a Syrian boy in 2015. With his homeland torn apart by violence and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2020

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

Richter, Conrad

Summary: The Luckett family, pioneers from Pennsylvania, face the hardships and unknown perils of America's forest wilderness during their journey westward.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2018

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Miller, Sarah Elizabeth

Summary: In this novel authorized by Little House Heritage Trust, Sarah Miller vividly recreates the beauty, hardship, and joys of the frontier in a dazzling work of historical fiction, a captivating story that illuminates one courageous, resilient, and loving pioneer woman as never before--Caroline Ingalls, "Ma" in Laura Ingalls Wilder's beloved Little House books. In the frigid days of February, 1870,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Miller 2017

Anatoli, A.

Summary: Babi Yar is a ravine outside the Ukrainian capital of Kiev and a site of massacres carried out by German forces and by local Ukrainian collaborators during their campaign against the Soviet Union in World War II. The first and best documented of the massacres took place 29-30 September 1941, killing 33,771 Jews. This book records the author's experience under the Nazis in the Ukraine. Anatoli...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1970

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ANA

Quinn, Julia

Summary: Secretly drawn to her best friend's brother for years, Penelope Featherington believes that she knows everything about Colin Bridgerton, until she stumbles upon his deepest secrets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC QUI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC QUI

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Quinn, Julia

Summary: "In 1761, on a sunny day in September, a King and Queen met for the very first time. They were married within hours. Born a German Princess, Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz was beautiful, headstrong, and fiercely intelligent--not precisely the attributes the British Court had been seeking in a spouse for the young King George III. But her fire and independence were exactly what she needed...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avon, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2023

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC QUI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Quinn

Riley, Lucinda.

Summary: "From #1 internationally bestselling author Lucinda Riley, an epic story of family secrets, love, and betrayal set in Imperial India, a magnificent English country house in the 1920s, and that same house today"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Paperback 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIL

Wick, Lori.

Summary: Pretty new schoolteacher Marcail Donovan finds herself in the center of a small-town scandal when she is forced by a snowstorm to spend the night at the home of young Dr. Alexander Montgomery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvest House 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIC

Todd, Charles

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: "Restless and uncertain of her future in the wake of World War I, former battlefield nurse Bess Crawford agrees to travel to Yorkshire to help a friend of her cousin Melinda through surgery. But circumstances change suddenly when news of a terrible accident reaches them. Bess agrees to go to isolated Scarfdale and the Neville family, where one man has been killed and another gravely injured....

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2023

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TOD

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC TOD

Lewis, Marjorie Herrera

Summary: "In Marjorie Herrera Lewis's debut historical novel the inspiring true story of high school teacher Tylene Wilson--a woman who surprises everyone as she breaks with tradition to become the first high school football coach in Texas--comes to life. Football is the heartbeat of Brownwood, Texas. Every Friday night for as long as assistant principal Tylene Wilson can remember, the entire town has...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LEW

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEW

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION LEW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Lewis 2018

Quinn, Julia

Summary: Unlike most men of his acquaintance, Gregory Bridgerton believes in true love. And he is convinced that when he finds the woman of his dreams, he will know in an instant that she is the one. And that is exactly what happened. Except ... She wasn't the one. In fact, the ravishing Miss Hermione Watson is in love with another. But her best friend, the ever-practical Lady Lucinda Abernathy, wants...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC QUI

Peters, Elizabeth

Summary: At last the Great War is over. Amelia, her distinguished Egyptologist husband Emerson and their extended family are preparing for another season of excavation in Egypt. To everyone's great joy their son Ramses and his wife Nefret have become parents. Amelia, enjoying her role of fond (yet firm) grandmother, hopes that for once, this will be a quiet year with Ramses no longer undertaking...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PET

Dumas, Alexandre

Summary: Set in the years following the defeat of Napoleon in 1815, this literature classic tells the story Edmond Dantes and of personal honor and revenge.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Dray, Stephanie

Summary: "An epic generational saga from New York Times bestselling author Stephanie Dray, based on the true story of an extraordinary castle in the heart of France and the remarkable women bound by its legacy in some of humanity's darkest hours. Most castles are protected by powerful men. This one by women... A reluctant resistor... 1940. French schoolteacher and aspiring artist Marthe Simone has an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2021

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DRA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DRA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DRA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Dray 2021

Dray, Stephanie

Summary: "An epic generational saga from New York Times bestselling author Stephanie Dray, based on the true story of an extraordinary castle in the heart of France and the remarkable women bound by its legacy in some of humanity's darkest hours. Most castles are protected by powerful men. This one by women... A reluctant resistor... 1940. French schoolteacher and aspiring artist Marthe Simone has an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 0000

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: FIC DRA (BOOK CLUB KIT-8 paperbacks)

Runyan, Aimie K.

Summary: "Russia, 1941. Katya Ivanova is a young pilot in a far-flung military academy in the Ural Mountains. From childhood, she's dreamed of taking to the skies to escape her bleak mountain life. With the Nazis on the march across Europe, she is called on to use her wings to serve her country in its darkest hour. Not even the entreaties of her new husband, a sensitive artist who fears for her safety,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RUN

Cornwell, Bernard.

1 hold on 2 copies

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC COR

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Bradford, Barbara Taylor

Summary: A charismatic and ambitious businessman in Victorian England faces the tragic ruin of everything he has worked to achieve before a royal summons gives him a chance to prove his talents.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2018

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

McBride, James

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Summary: In 1972, when workers in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, were digging the foundations for a new development, the last thing they expected to find was a skeleton at the bottom of a well. Who the skeleton was and how it got there were two of the long-held secrets kept by the residents of Chicken Hill, the dilapidated neighborhood where immigrant Jews and African Americans lived side by side and shared...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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Bloom, Amy

Summary: "Lorena Hickok meets Eleanor Roosevelt in 1932 while reporting on Franklin Roosevelt's first presidential campaign. Having grown up worse than poor in South Dakota and reinvented herself as the most prominent woman reporter in America, "Hick," as she's known to her friends and admirers, is not quite instantly charmed by the idealistic, patrician Eleanor. But then, as her connection with the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2018

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

Kleypas, Lisa

Summary: Four young ladies enter London society with one common goal: they must use their feminine wit and wiles to find a husband. So a daring husband-hunting scheme is born. Annabelle Peyton, determined to save her family from disaster, decides to use her beauty and wit to tempt a suitable nobleman into making an offer of marriage...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KLE

Graham, Winston

Summary: The Poldark family awaits the return of Ross from his mission to Wellington's army in Portugal. But their ordered existence ends with Jeremy Poldark's dramatic rescue of a stranger from the sea. Stephen Carrington's arrival in the Poldark household changes all their lives. For Clowance and Jeremy in particular, the children of Ross and Demelza, Stephen's advent is the key to a new world-- one...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pan Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

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