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Leyson, Leon

Summary: Traces the story of Holocaust survivor Leon Leyson, who was the youngest child in his family and possibly the youngest of the hundreds of Jews rescued by Oskar Schindler.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Miller, Irene

Summary: Irene Miller relates the story of her family's survival during the Holocaust. The family was stranded in a frozen field outside of Warsaw, Poland when the man hired to help them escape instead cheated and robbed them. The family struggled to survive as they become separated, reunited, and ultimately sent to a Siberian work camp.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive, University of Michigan--Dearborn 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

2 available in Adult, Call number: 921 MIL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Mil

Lauer, Betty

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smith and Kraus 2004

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

Nir, Yehuda

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1989

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5315 NIR

Ligocka, Roma

Summary: The internationally bestselling memoir of survival and self-discovery by the woman whose childhood as the real-life girl in the red coat was so famously depicted in the film "Schindler's List."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bentam Dell 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LIGOCKA, ROMA LIG

Wilkomirski, Binjamin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schocken Books 1996

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

Matalon Lagnado, Lucette.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5405 LAG

Summary: Inheritance is the story of Monika Hertwig, a soft-spoken woman struggling with a profound legacy left bya father she never really knew. Monika's father was Amon Goeth. Often described as a "monster" and "inhuman", Goeth was a prominent Nazi leader and commandant of the Plaszow Concentration Camp. He murdered thousands of Jews and other prisoners during the war. Sixty years after Amon Goeth's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2008

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC INH

Fremont, Helen.

Summary: Helen Fremont chronicles her struggle to discover her parents' true religious history and discusses how she felt when she realized that her parents had lied about their Catholic upbringing because of their experiences during the Holocaust.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 1999

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

Warren, Andrea.

Summary: Blends the personal testimony of Holocaust survivor, Jack Mandelbaum, with the history of his time, documented by photos from the archives of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2001

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.5318 WAR

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

Kramer, Clara

Summary: Polish-born Kramer, president of the Holocaust Resource Foundation at Kean University, recounts her life as a frightened, hungry teenager during the Holocaust who, along with her family, was rescued by righteous gentiles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco Press 2009

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

Birenbaum, Halina

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: M.E. Sharpe 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 BIRENBAUM, HALINA BIR

Halter, Roman.

Summary: A Holocaust survivor's account of his six-year journey through the enclaves of Nazi Europe describes how Hitler's armies forced him to become the local SS chief's slave, the deaths of his family and schoolmates, and his escape.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arcade Pub. 2007

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

Tec, Nechama.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford 1985

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5315 TEC

Fremont, Helen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Press 1999

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Leyson, Leon

Summary: Traces the story of Holocaust survivor Leon Leyson, who was the youngest child in his family and possibly the youngest of the hundreds of Jews rescued by Oskar Schindler.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 940.53 LEY

Lobel, Anita.

Summary: The author, known as an illustrator of children's books, describes her experiences as a Polish Jew during World War II and for years in Sweden afterwards.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books 1998

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

Bornstein, Michael

Summary: "The incredible true story of Michael Bornstein--who at age 4 was one of the youngest children to be liberated from Auschwitz--and of his family"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 BOR

Lipszyc, Rywka

Summary: After more than seventy years in obscurity, the diary of a teenage girl during the Holocaust has been revealed for the first time. Rywka’s Diary is at once an astonishing historical document and a moving tribute to the many ordinary people whose lives were forever altered by the Holocaust. At its heart, it is the diary of a girl named Rywka Lipszyc who detailed the brutal conditions that Jews...

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 FRI

Sierakowiak, Dawid.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1996

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

Szpilman, Władysław.

Summary: A Jewish pianist's real-life account of survival in World War II Warsaw. Separated in a mêlée, he fights to rejoin his family as they board the death train, but police block him. "Papa!" he cries. The father waves, "as if I were setting out into life and he was already greeting me from beyond the grave."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 SZPILMAN, WLADYSLAW SZP

Summary: Based on the memoirs of Wladyslaw Szpilman, a Polish Jew, who was a brilliant pianist. He watched as his family was shipped off to Nazi labor camps. He managed to escape and lived for years in the ruins of Warsaw, hiding from the Nazis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2003

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE PIA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE Pianist 2003

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD P

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

Sender, Ruth Minsky.

Summary: A teenage girl recounts the suffering and persecution of her family under the Nazis, in a Polish ghetto, during deportation, and in a concentration camp.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin Paperbacks 1997

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 940.53 SEN