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Stillerman, Marci.

Summary: A few brave souls in a Nazi camp are determined to gather nine spoons to make a menorah for Chanukah.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachai Pub. 1998

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Seasonal Juvenile Collection, Call number: JE STI

Arato, Rona.

Summary: In a story based on the life of the author's husband, little Paul and his family, Hungarian Jews, are sent to Bergen-Belsen, survive many hardships, are put on a train to nowhere, and rescued by American soldiers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Owlkids 2013

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Weissman, Elissa Brent

Summary: Twelve-year-old Imani, the only black girl in Hebrew school, is preparing for her bat mitzvah and hoping to find her birthparents when she discovers the history of adoption in her own family through her great-grandma Anna's Holocaust-era diary.--Provided by Publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2018

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Donoghue, John

Summary: "A novel of the improbable friendship that arises between a Nazi officer and a Jewish chessplayer in Auschwitz SS Obersturmfuhrer Paul Meissner arrives in Auschwitz from the Russian front wounded and fit only for administrative duty. His most pressing task is to improve camp morale and he establishes a chess club, and allows officers and enlisted men to gamble on the games. Soon Meissner...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DON

Hunter, Georgia

2 holds on 6 copies

Summary: ""Reading Georgia Hunter's We Were the Lucky Ones is like being swung heart first into history. A brave and mesmerizing debut, and a truly tremendous accomplishment."--Paula McLain, New York Timesbestselling author of The Paris Wife. An extraordinary, propulsive novel based on the true story of a family of Polish Jews who scatter at the start of the Second World War, determined to survive, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Penguin 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HUN

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION HUN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hunter 2017

Stamper, Vesper

Summary: Liberated from Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp in 1945, sixteen-year-old Gerta tries to make a new life for herself, aided by Lev, a fellow survivor, and Michah, who helps Jews reach Palestine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Jenoff, Pam

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Noa has been cast out in disgrace after becoming pregnant by a Nazi soldier and being forced to give up her baby. She lives above a small rail station, which she cleans in order to earn her keep… When Noa discovers a boxcar containing dozens of Jewish infants bound for a concentration camp, she is reminded of the child that was taken from her. And in a moment that will...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira Books 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC JEN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JEN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION JEN

Iles, Greg.

Summary: In 1944, at the command of Winston Churchill, four people are brought together in a small concentration camp and forced to perform an act in the name of victory and survival that could only be asked of them in wartime.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 1995

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ILE

Harmel, Kristin

Summary: "After being stolen from her wealthy German parents and raised in the unforgiving wilderness of eastern Europe, Yona has amassed a lifetime of survival skills. She knows how to find food in the depths of the harshest winter, how to build a shelter to withstand the elements, and even how to kill a man if she must--but little about the simplest human interactions. Her solitary existence is...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2021

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC HAR

Diamant, Anita.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

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

Ross, Susan L

Summary: "More than six decades after the end of World War II, twelve-year-old Charlie, a budding musician, searches for clues about her violin-prodigy namesake's fate"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2019

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

Harmel, Kristin

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: A coming-of-age story about a young woman who uses her knowledge of the wilderness to help Jewish refugees escape the Nazis, until a secret from her past threatens everything.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2021

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Thoene, Bodie

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2005

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Harmel, Kristin

4 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "After being stolen from her wealthy German parents and raised in the unforgiving wilderness of eastern Europe, a young woman finds herself alone in 1941 after her kidnapper dies. Her solitary existence is interrupted, however, when she happens upon a group of Jews fleeing the Nazi terror. Stunned to learn what's happening in the outside world, she vows to teach the group all she can about...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: LP FIC HAR

Silva, Daniel

Summary: Hero Gabriel Allon is a restorer of paintings and frescoes and also a reluctant member of Israeli intelligence. Action and suspense abound in this serious fiction with a serious purpose.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 2004

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Silva

Norman, Howard A.

Summary: A Jewish woman in 1938 Nova Scotia becomes obsessed with a painting in a museum. It is called Jewess on a Street in Amsterdam and is on loan from Holland. The woman decides to live the subject's life, a momentous decision as the Nazis are on the march. By the author of The Bird Artist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NOR

Rosner, Elizabeth.

Summary: Growing up in a house filled with silence and devoid of emotion, siblings Julian, a scientist who lives a life of seclusion, and Paula, a talented opera singer, must confront and overcome the past when dark secrets resurface.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

Hoffman, Alice

Summary: "From New York Times bestselling author Alice Hoffman comes a beautiful story of one Jewish child refugee's flight to safety in Nazi German and her mother's impossible decision to set her free"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Shuster 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOF

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOF

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOF

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HOF

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOF

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Hoffman 2019
1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hoffman 2019

Bab Bonde, Jessica

Summary: "The testimonies of six survivors of the Holocaust are presented in comics form, aimed at teenage readers. Some of them were children then, and are still alive to tell what happened to them and their families. How they survived. What they lost--and how you keep on living, despite it all. Jessica Bab Bonde has, based on survivor's stories, written an important book. Peter Bergting's art makes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 BAB

Hoffman, Alice

Summary: A "story of one Jewish child refugee's flight to safety in Nazi Germany and her mother's impossible decision to set her free"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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

Morris, Heather

Summary: "In April 1942, Lale Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew, is forcibly transported to the concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau. When his captors discover that he speaks several languages, he is put to work as a Tätowierer (the German word for tattooist), tasked with permanently marking his fellow prisoners. Imprisoned for more than two and a half years, Lale witnesses horrific atrocities and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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Morris, Heather

Summary: This novel is based on the true story of Lale and Gita Sokolov, Slovakian Jews who survived Auschwitz. Lale was given the job of tattooing the prisoners and used the job's freedom of movement to trade items taken from murdered Jews for food to keep others alive.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Russell, Mary Doria

Summary: In September 1943, Claudette Blum and her father flee across the Alps into Italy with other Jews seeking refuge, only to find an open battle ground among the Nazis, Allied forces, resistance fighters, and ordinary Italians struggling to survive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RUS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Russell

Hess, Annette

Summary: "Set against the Frankfurt Auschwitz Trials of 1963 ... [this] is a harrowing yet ultimately uplifting coming-of-age story about a young female translator--caught between societal and familial expectations and her unique ability to speak truth to power--as she fights to expose the dark truths of her nation's past. For twenty-four-year-old Eva Bruhns, World War II is a foggy childhood memory. At...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC HES

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