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Spiegelman, Art.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: The Pulitzer Prize-winning Maus tells the story of Vladek Spiegelman, a Jewish survivor of Hitler's Europe, and his son, a cartoonist coming to terms with his father's story. Maus approaches the unspeakable through the diminutive. Its form, the cartoon (the Nazis are cats, the Jews mice), shocks us out of any lingering sense of familiarity and succeeds in "drawing us closer to the bleak heart...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 1997

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 920 SPI

Fagan, Cary

Summary: "On May 10, 1940, the Nazi Army invaded Belgium, setting into motion the refugee story of Cary Fagan's father, Maurice. Maurice was only 12 at the time, and he and his family had no idea they would never again return to Brussels, the city of his birth. Instead, they would travel through France, Spain, and Portugal, running from war. Every time they thought they might be safe, Maurice would try...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: OwlKids Books Inc. 2020

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Rajchman, Chil.

Summary: One of the few survivors of the Nazi death camp Treblinka during World War II, the author tells the story of how he survived by becoming one of the workers whose grim task it was to tend to the dead and went on to take part in the Treblinka workers' revolt and later testified at a war-crime tribunal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 RAJCHMAN, CHIL RAJ

Adorján, Johanna

Summary: The author describes the unconventional lives of her grandparents, from surviving the Holocaust and fleeing Budapest during the uprising of 1956 to their complex personalities and long-buried family secrets that may have led them to take their own lives together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 ADORJAAN, JOHANNA ADO

Krall, Hanna.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2005

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

Muller, Melissa

Summary: Chronicles the life of the oldest living Holocaust survivor, a classically trained pianist who used her love of music to provide hope to her fellow sufferers at the Theresienstadt concentration camp.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 HERZ-SOMMER, ALICE MUL

Sussman, Jeffrey

Summary: "This book shares the remarkable stories of boxers who had to fight for their lives while incarcerated in Nazi concentration camps. Alongside their stories are accounts of prisoners who resisted their captors and escaped the camps and those who sought revenge against the Nazis, creating a well-rounded portrait of those who fought against Nazi rule"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 SUS

Holden, Wendy

Summary: Relates the true account of three pregnant women who met in Auschwitz, where they concealed their pregnancies from infamous Nazi doctor Josef Mengele and fought for their survival as well as the survival of their newborns as they embarked on a treacherous journey to freedom. Among the millions of Holocaust victims sent to Auschwitz II-Birkenau in 1944, Priska, Rachel, and Anka each pass through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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

Summary: In his latest film, Marian Marzynski returns to the Warsaw ghetto of his childhood and tells the extraordinary story of how he as a Jewish boy escaped the Holocaust, hiding from the Nazis, and surviving the war as an altar boy in a Catholic monastery. In a deeply moving and personal film he shares the poignant, painful recollections of other child survivors, many of whom are visiting scenes of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2013

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Stoessinger, Caroline.

Summary: Collects life lessons by a Holocaust survivor and concert pianist, sharing the wisdom she has gleaned and insights into her resolve to thrive in spite of loss and her choice to harbor no bitterness toward her oppressors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 HERZ-SOMMER, ALICE STO

Waisman, Robert

Summary: "A powerful memoir about a Holocaust survivor who was deemed hopeless-and the rehabilitation center that gave him and other teen boys the chance to learn how to live again"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Children's Books 2021

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Kacenberg, Mala

Summary: "The incredible true story of a young girl who navigated dangerous forests, outwitted Nazi soldiers, and survived against all odds with the companionship of a stray cat"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2022

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Greenfield, Martin

Summary: "He's been called 'America's greatest living tailor' and 'the most interesting man in the world.' Now, for the first time, Holocaust survivor Martin Greenfield tells his incredible life story. Taken from his Czechoslovakian home at age fifteen and transported to the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz with his family, Greenfield came face to face with 'Angel of Death' Dr. Joseph Mengele and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Publishing, a Salem Communications Company 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GREENFIELD, MARTIN GRE

Kor, Eva Mozes.

Summary: "A memoir of a young girl's childhood in wartime Romania, unlikely survival as a "Mengele twin" subjected to cruel Nazi medical experiments in Auschwitz, and postwar journey to forgiveness"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 KOR

Brenner-Wonschick, Hannelore

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 940.5318 BRE

Brenner-Wonschick, Hannelore

Summary: Shares the stories of ten women who as children survived the Theresienstadt internment camp, describing the dormitory-like barracks in which they lived, a series of counselors who exposed them to culture, and their post-war lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schocken Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 BRE

Figes, Eva.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Granta 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 FIGES, EVA FIG

Porat, Dan

Summary: A cobblestone road. A sunny day. A soldier. A gun. A child, arms high in the air. A moment captured on film. But what is the history behind arguably the most recognizable photograph of the Holocaust? In The Boy: A Holocaust Story, the historian Dan Porat unpacks this split second that was immortalized on film and unravels the stories of the individuals--both Jews and Nazis--associated with it. ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hill and Wang 2010

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

Jaku, Eddie

2 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "Eddie Jaku always considered himself a German first, a Jew second. He was proud of his country. But all of that changed on 9 November 1938, when he was beaten, arrested and taken to a concentration camp. Over the next seven years, Eddie faced unimaginable horrors every day, first in Buchenwald, then in Auschwitz, then on the Nazi death march. He lost family, friends, his country. Because he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JAK

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JAK

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JAKU, EDDIE JAK

Summary: After returning from Auschwitz, Otto Frank, the only survivor of the family, is confronted with Anne's diary. He renews ties with his daughter by reading it. The film tells the story of what he went through, how the loss of his family scarred his life, how he dealt with the dilemmas that the publication of the diary brought upon him, and how he made a memorial of his daughter's legacy and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Living Color Entertainment 2010

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

Bucci, Andra

Summary: "On March 28, 1944, six-year-old Tati, her four-year-old sister Andra, and other members of the family were deported to Auschwitz. Their mother Mira was determined to keep track of her girls. After being tattooed with their inmate numbers, she made them memorize her number and told them to "always remember your name." In keeping this promise to their mother, the sisters were able to be reunited...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Astra House 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 BUC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B BUCCI BUC

Epstein, Franci

Summary: "The captivating memoir of a spirited and glamorous young Jewish fashion designer who survived the Holocaust, with an afterword by her daughter, Helen Epstein"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2020

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Eisen, Max

Summary: This autobiography of Canadian Max Eisen details the rural Hungarian deportations to Auschwitz-Birkenau, back-breaking slave labour in Auschwitz I, the infamous 'death march' of January 1945, the painful aftermath of liberation, and a journey of physical and psychological healing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hanover Square Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EISEN, MAX EIS

Wiesel, Elie

Summary: In this unforgettable book, the award-winning writer, during his recovery after a life-threatening heart surgery, reflected on his many losses and accomplishments, and on all that remained to be done, sharing his aspirations for his writings and his hope that he made the world a better place.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape, an imprint of the Random House Audio Publishing Group 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 WIESEL, ELIE Wie

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