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Hesse, Monica

Summary: In 1943 Nazi-occupied Amsterdam, teenage Hanneke--a 'finder' of black market goods--is tasked with finding a Jewish girl a customer had been hiding, who has seemingly vanished into thin air, and is pulled into a web of resistance activities and secrets as she attempts to solve the mystery and save the missing girl.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Cerrito, Angela

Summary: A nine-year-old Jewish girl, helped by Irena Sendler and the Zegota organization, is smuggled out of the Warsaw ghetto, given a new identity, and sent to live in the countryside for the duration of the World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Levine, Karen

Summary: A biography of a Czech girl who died in the Holocaust, told in alternating chapters with an account of how the curator of a Japanese Holocaust center learned about her life after Hana's suitcase was sent to her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Clendinnen, Inga.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cambridge University Press 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Levine, Karen

Summary: A biography of a Czech girl who died in the Holocaust, told in alternating chapters with an account of how the curator of a Japanese Holocaust center learned about her life after Hana's suitcase was sent to her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2006

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 BRA

Cesarani, David

Summary: "A new one-volume history of the Nazi mass murder and persecution of the Jews by a noted historian that incorporates the material from newly-opened archives and research on the Nazi era"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Ripp, Victor

Summary: "An unsentimental meditation on memory and loss that recounts the author's search for a Holocaust memorial that speaks to the death of his young cousin In July 1942, the French police in Paris, acting for the German military government, arrested Victor Ripp's three-year-old cousin. Two months later, Alexandre was killed in Auschwitz. To try to make sense of this act, Ripp looks at it through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Franklin, Ruth.

Summary: What is the difference between writing a novel about the Holocaust and fabricating a memoir? Are Holocaust writings, by their very nature, exempt from criticism and interpretation? Do narratives about the Holocaust have a special obligation to be truthful--that is, faithful to the facts of history? Is a fictional account of the Holocaust, in the words of Elie Wiesel, "an insult to the dead"? In...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 809 FRA

Hoffman, Alice

1 hold on 7 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 East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HOF

Apelfeld, Aharon

Summary: Battling numbing cold, ever-present hunger, and German soldiers determined to hunt them down, four dozen resistance fighters--escapees from a nearby ghetto--hide in a Ukrainian forest, determined to survive the war, sabotage the German war effort, and rescue as many Jews as they can from the trains taking them to concentration camps. Their leader is relentless in his efforts to turn his ragtag...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schocken Books 2020

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Appelfeld 2020

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Correa, Armando Lucas

Summary: "An unforgettable family saga exploring a hidden piece of World War II history and the lengths a mother will go to protect her children"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2020

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Iturbe, Antonio

Summary: "Fourteen-year-old Dita is one of the many imprisoned by the Nazis at Auschwitz. Taken, along with her mother and father, from the Terezín ghetto in Prague, Dita is adjusting to the constant terror that is life in the camp. When Jewish leader Freddy Hirsch asks Dita to take charge of the eight precious volumes the prisoners have managed to sneak past the guards, she agrees. And so Dita becomes...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Itu

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Audiobooks, Call number: YA CD FIC ITU

Bornstein, Michael

Summary: In 1945, in a now-famous piece of World War II archival footage, four-year-old Michael Bornstein was filmed by Soviet soldiers as he was carried out of Auschwitz in his grandmother's arms. Here is the unforgettable story of how a father's courageous wit, a mother's fierce love, and one perfectly timed illness saved Michael's life, and how others in his family from Zarki, Poland, dodged death at...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 BOR

Dobbs, Michael

Summary: "The powerfully told story of a group of German Jews desperately seeking American visas to escape the Nazis, and an illuminating account of America's struggle with the refugee crisis caused by the rise of Hitler. Official tie-in to the U.S. Holocaust Museum multi-year exhibit"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Metselaar, Menno.

Summary: Photos of the famous diary, school pictures, and the rooms in which she lived with her family while hiding from the Nazis for two years are compiled in this moving biography about the short life and enduring spirit of this young girl and talented writer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Pr. 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Safier, David

Summary: In Warsaw, Poland, in 1942, Mira faces impossible decisions after learning that the Warsaw ghetto is to be "liquidated," but a group of young people are planning an uprising against their Nazi captors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2020

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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

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: A young Jewish boy escapes the ghetto and finds a group of resistance fighters in the forests of Poland, and he must determine if he has what it takes to survive the Nazis and fight back.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2016

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Frank, Anne

Summary: Anne Frank's extraordinary diary, written in the Amsterdam attic where she and her family hid from the Nazis for two years, has become a world classic and a timeless testament to the human spirit. In this definitive edition enriched by many passages originally withheld by her father, we meet an Anne more real, more human, and more vital than ever. Here she is first and foremost a teenage girl...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 940.5318 FRA

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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