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Siegal, Aranka.

Summary: Nine-year-old Piri describes the bewilderment of being a Jewish child during the 1939-1944 German occupation of her hometown (then in Hungary and now in the Ukraine) and relates the ordeal of trying to survive in the ghetto.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 1981

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 943.905 SIE

Summary: Leopold Socha is a sewer worker and petty thief in Lvov, a Nazi occupied city in Poland. One day he encounters a group of Jews trying to escape the liquidation of the ghetto. He hides them for money in the labyrinth of the town's sewers beneath the bustling activity of the city above. What starts out as a straightforward and cynical business arrangement turns into something very unexpected, the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN IN

Bannister, Nonna

Summary: For half a century, a terrible secret lay hidden, locked in a trunk in an attic... photos, official documents, and scraps of a diary written by a young girl. The time has come when I must share my life story... some facts from the past that could make a contribution, however small it may be, to the history of mankind. The Secret Holocaust Diaries is a haunting eyewitness account of Nonna...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Oasis Audio 2009

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Bannister, Nonna

Contents: Boarding the train -- Baby Sarah -- Before the Holocaust -- Move to Taganrog -- Move to Rostov-on-Don -- A day in the park -- The depression in Russia: Stalin's power -- Winter vacation with babushka at the dacha -- Our journey by train -- Homecoming welcome -- Our fun time begins -- Christmas church service -- Christmas Day 1932 -- Reflections on childhood -- Back to reality: 1933 -- Troubled...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 BANNISTER, NONNA BAN

Bannister, Nonna

Summary: Nonna Bannister carried a secret almost to her Tennessee grave: the diaries she kept as a young girl experiencing the horrors of the Holocaust while learning compassion and love for her fellow human beings. Nonna's writings tell the remarkable tale of how a Russian girl, born into a family that had known wealth and privileges, was exposed to the concentration camps and learned the value of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2011

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Friedman, Henry

Summary: "When the family was liberated by the Russians after eighteen months in hiding, Henry, at age fifteen, was emaciated and too weak to walk. The Friedmans eventually made their way to a displaced persons camp in Austria where Henry quickly learned to wheel and deal, seducing women of various ages and nationalities, and mastering the intricacies of the black market. In I'm No Hero, he faces with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Washington Press 1999

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

Mendelsohn, Daniel Adam

Summary: For five years, Daniel Mendelsohn traveled the globe searching for an answer to the question he had first asked as a boy decades earlier: What really happened to his great-uncle's family during the Holocaust? Here, Mendelsohn weaves together his discoveries about the past, family secrets and Judaism itself. He visits nearly a dozen countries on four continents in pursuit of the truth,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.049 Mendelsohn

Richman, Sophia

Summary: A New York psychoanalyst relates her experiences in surviving the Holocaust as a young child, her life as a refugee, her immigration to the United States, and her efforts to cope with the trauma through relationships and writing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Haworth Press 2002

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 Richm

Heller, Fanya Gottesfeld.

1 hold on 1 copy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Devora Publishing 2005

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Appleman-Jurman, Alicia.

Summary: Alicia's tells of her flight from the Nazis through the fields of Poland, rescuing other Jews, leading them to safe hideouts, and offering them courage and hope.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1988

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bendavid-Val, Avrom.

Summary: Looks at the history and culture of the Jewish town of Trochenbrod, which vanished in 1942 after the Nazis slaughtered its residents and destroyed its homes and factories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947.708 BEN

Appelfeld, Aron.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schocken Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC APP

Seiffert, Rachel

Summary: "From the award-winning author of the Booker Prize-short-listed The Dark Room, a startling portrait of the Nazis' arrival in Ukraine as they move to implement the final solution Otto Pohl, an engineer overseeing construction of a German road in Ukraine, awakens to the unexpected sight of SS men herding hundreds of Jews into an old brick factory. Inside the factory, Ephraim anxiously scans the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SEI

Summary: In October 1942, Esther Stermer, the matriarch of a Jewish family in the Ukraine, leads her family underground to hide from the pursuing Nazis and stays nearly a year and a half. Their harrowing story of survival living in near total darkness in two cold, damp caves is one like no other ever told.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC NO

Appelfeld, Aron.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schocken Books 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 892.436 APP

Summary: Germany, 1936. Salomon "Sally" Sorowitsch is the king of counterfeiters. He lives a life of cards, booze, and women. Suddenly his luck runs dry when he is arrested by Superintendent Friedrich Herzog. He is immediately thrown into the Mauthausen concentration camp. There, Salomon exhibits exceptional skills and is soon transferred to the upgraded camp of Sachsenhausen. Upon his arrival, he once...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN COU

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 FRA