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Adler, David A.

Summary: Discusses the events of the Holocaust and includes personal accounts from survivors of their experiences of the persecution and the death camps.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H. Holt 1989

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.5318 ADL

Marrin, Albert

Summary: A Polish Jew on the eve of World War II, Janusz Korczak turned down opportunities for escape in order to stand by the children in his orphanage as they became confined to the Warsaw Ghetto. Dressing them in their Sabbath finest, he led their march to the trains and ultimately perished with his children in Treblinka. Marrin examines not just Korczak's life but his ideology of children: that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 KOR

Bascomb, Neal

Summary: In 1945, at the end of World War II, Adolf Eichmann, the head of operations for the Final Solution, walked into the mountains of Germany and vanished from view. Sixteen years later, an elite team of spies captured him at a bus stop in Argentina and smuggled him to Israel, resulting in one of the century's most important trials--one that cemented the Holocaust in the public imagination. THE NAZI...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 364.151 BAS

Summary: "In a time when people were ruthlessly persecuted and killed, some were able to make it through alive. Whether it was thanks to lucky twists of fate or the loving sacrifices of others, they lived to tell their stories, which serve as reminders to never allow such a tragedy to happen again. These are the unbelievable true stories of six children, in their own words, of how they survived one of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Explore 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J GRAPHIC SHA

Shuter, Jane.

Summary: Discusses the purpose, processing of inmates, daily life, and other activities and aspects of the Nazi concentration camps Auschwitz and Birkenau.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.5318 SHU

Herman, Gail

Summary: "A thoughtful and age-appropriate introduction to an unimaginable event--the Holocaust. The Holocaust was a genocide on a scale never before seen, with as many as twelve million people killed in Nazi death camps--six million of them Jews. Gail Herman traces the rise of Hitler and the Nazis, whose rabid anti-Semitism led first to humiliating anti-Jewish laws, then to ghettos all over Eastern...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.5318 HER

Bascomb, Neal

Summary: A spy mission, a Holocaust tale, and a first-class work of nonfiction. In 1945, at the end of World War II, Adolf Eichmann, the head of operations for the Final Solution, walked into the mountains of Germany and vanished from view. Sixteen years later, an elite team of spies captured him at a bus stop in Argentina and smuggled him to Israel, resulting in one of the century's most important...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Audiobooks 2016

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Wieviorka, Annette.

Summary: A French historian whose grandparents died in the Holocaust answers her thirteen-year-old daughter's questions about that historic event, including Hitler's rise to power, the establishment of ghettos and concentration camps, and the genocide of the Jews.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marlowe & Co. 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hopkinson, Deborah

Summary: "Ruth David was growing up in a small village in Germany when Adolf Hitler rose to power in the 1930s. Under the Nazi Party, Jewish families like Ruth's experienced rising anti-Semitic restrictions and attacks. Just going to school became dangerous. By November 1938, anti-Semitism erupted into Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass, and unleashed a wave of violence and forced arrests. Days...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 HOP

Sheehan, Sean

Summary: Discusses the events of the Holocaust.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent Books 2005

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Set How Did 940.531 Sheehan 2005

Bascomb, Neal

Summary: Recounts how, sixteen years after the end of World War II, a team of undercover Israeli agents captured the Nazi war criminal, Adolf Eichmann, in a remote area of Argentina and brought him to trial in Israel for crimes committed during the Holocaust.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 364.151 BAS

Krinitz, Esther Nisenthal.

Summary: Having lived under Nazi occupation for three years, Krinitz and her sister separated from their family and disguised themselves as farmhands. When she was 50, she began hand-stitching images of the family she never saw again into 36 fabric panels.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Books for Children 2005

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.53 KRI

Down, Susan Brophy.

Summary: Irena Sendler was born into a Catholic family in Poland in 1910. Throughout the German occupation in World War II, Irena worked tirelessly to help save Polands Jews from the Nazi horror. Irena saved at least 2,500 Jewish children from certain death during the Holocaust. By the time of her death in 2008, Irena had been honored by the governments of Poland and Israel, Pope John Paul II, and many...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: Draws on interviews with three women who recount their experiences as child survivors of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Nazi death camp.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 1998

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

Roy, Jennifer

Summary: "Tells Irena Sendler's story of saving 2,500 children during the Holocaust"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2015

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Friedman, Laurie B.

Summary: A prisoner in a Nazi labor camp, Herman soon loses the will to go on. Then a young girl appears on the other side of the barbed-wire fence--an angel bearing food and hope. Based on a true story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Books 2008

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JE Fri

Gaddy, K. R.

Summary: "The Edelweiss Pirates were a loosely organized group of working-class young people in the Rhine Valley of Germany. They faced off with Nazis during the Third Reich and suffered consequences for their resistance during and after World War II."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Books 2020

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Bartoletti, Susan Campbell.

Summary: The story of a generation of German young people who devoted all their energy to the Hitler Youth and the propaganda that brought Hitler his power, and the youths that resisted the Nazi movement. "I begin with the young. We older ones are used up. But my magnificent youngsters! Look at these men and boys! What material! With them, I can create a new world."-Adolf Hitler, Nuremberg,1933. By the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Nonfiction 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 943.086 BAR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 943.086 BAR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 943.086 Bartoletti

Vaughan, Marcia K.

Summary: "The story of Irena Sendler, a Polish Catholic social worker who helped rescue nearly 2500 Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II. Includes afterword, author's note, sources, and glossary"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lee & Low Books 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.5318 VAU

Zapruder, Alexandra

Summary: Traces the life of a Jewish girl who chronicled her day-to-day life in a diary as she hid in an attic in Nazi-occupied Holland for two years.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 FRA

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

Gold, Alison Leslie.

Summary: Recounts the story of Hannah Goslar, a close friend of Anne Frank and one of the last to see her alive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1997

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 949.2 Gol

Pincus, Meeg

Summary: When the Frank family and others are found and arrested during World War II, Miep Gies hides young Anne's papers from the Nazis and later is instrumental in having her beloved friend's diary published.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2019

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

Hopkinson, Deborah

Summary: "As World War II raged, millions of young Jewish people were caught up in the horrors of the Nazis' Final Solution. Many readers know of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi state's genocidal campaign against European Jews and others of so-called "inferior" races. Yet so many of the individual stories remain buried in time. Of those who endured the Holocaust, some were caught by the Nazis and sent to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 HOP

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