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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 Juvenile Easy, 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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ARA

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Boyne, John

Summary: Bored and lonely after his family moves from Berlin to a place called "Out-With" in 1942, Bruno, the son of a Nazi officer, befriends a boy in striped pajamas who lives behind a wire fence.

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 BOY

Hunter, Georgia

1 hold 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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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ILE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ILE

Jenoff, Pam

2 holds on 8 copies

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 Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JEN

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

Diamant, Anita.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Thoene, Bodie

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

Hoffman, Alice

2 holds on 11 copies

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

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

Morris, Heather

3 holds on 1 copy

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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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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Morris, Heather

1 hold on 2 copies

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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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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RUS

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RUS

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Russell

Morris, Heather

8 holds on 10 copies

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: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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Cantor, Jillian.

Summary: In a reimagining of the life of Anne Frank's sister Margot, Margie Franklin, working as a secretary at a Jewish law firm in Philadelphia, finds her carefully constructed life falling apart when her sister becomes a global icon.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Cantor, Jillian.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: 1959. Margie Franklin is working in Philadelphia as a secretary at a Jewish law firm. On the surface she lives a quiet life, but Margie has a secret: a life she once lived, a past and a religion she has denied, and a family and a country she left behind. Margie is really Margot Frank, older sister of Anne, who did not die in Bergen-Belsen as reported, but who instead escaped the Nazis for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Johnston, Tony

Summary: Separated from his parents in Poland during World War II, a young Jewish boy enslaved in a concentration camp, keeps hope alive while playing Schubert on his harmonica whenever the camp's commandant orders him to play.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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