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Eischeid, Susan J.

Summary: This gripping account of the highest-ranked woman in the Third Reich who, as Head Overseer of the women's camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau, was personally responsible for the murder, torture and suffering of countless prisoners, explores how she became to embody the very worst of humanity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Citadel Press, Kensington Publishing Corp. 2024

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Summary: A collection of documentaries made during World War II using actual newsreel footage, chronicling important events of the war.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2001

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC 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

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

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

Sarnowski, Claire

Summary: "The true story of a young girl and a Holocaust survivor whose friendship led to a significant change in their community and beyond"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2024

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 SAR

Swartz, Sarah Silberstein

Summary: "Discover nine ordinary women who took extraordinary measures to save lives during the Holocaust, resisting terror and torture while undercover or in hiding, in concentration camps, in forests, and in exile."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Second Story Press 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 920 SWA

Abramson, Ann

Summary: Looks closely at Anne Frank's life before the secret annex, what life was like in hiding from the Nazis, and the legacy of her diary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2007

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Summary: "Shoah Ambassadors centers around two local twenty-year-old individuals hearing stories of the Holocaust from survivors themselves. Together, through their own personal expressions of music and sculpture, our ambassadors bridge the chasm between the generation who endured the nightmare of World War II and today's bright-eyed, tech-savvy youths who may have only a limited grasp of what their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: BLU-RAY DOC SHO

Levi, Lia

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: "1938, Italy. Six-year-old Lia loves to build sandcastles at the beach and her biggest problem is her shyness and quiet, birdlike voice -- until prime minister Mussolini joins forces with Hitler in World War II, and everything changes. Now there are laws saying Jewish children can't go to school, Jews can't work, or go on vacation. It's difficult for Lia to understand why this is happening to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB LEVI LEV

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED LEV

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2 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED LEV

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1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT People Levi

Frank, Anne

Summary: This definitive edition, featuring a new translation, is the diary as Anne Frank wrote it, containing entries about her burgeoning sexuality and confrontations with her mother that were cut from previous editions. Frank's diary is among the most enduring documents of the twentieth century.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1995

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JT People Frank

Steel, Danielle

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: Sophia Alexander, the beautiful daughter of a famous surgeon in Berlin, has had to grow up faster than most young women. When her mother falls ill, Sophia must take charge of her younger sister, Theresa, and look after her father and the household, while also volunteering at his hospital after school. Meanwhile, Hitler's rise to power and the violence in her very own town have Sophia concerned,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2024

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Makos, Adam

Summary: Adapted for young adults from the New York Times best-seller, this gripping true account of a WWII American tank gunner, who met his destiny in an armor duel and forged an enduring bond with his enemy, brings to life the perils of war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2022

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

Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker

Summary: "During World War II, twelve-year old Miriam secretly spirits other Jewish people out of Nazi-occupied France after being separated from her family and forced into hiding"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2024

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

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

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

Albom, Mitch

Summary: "Eleven-year-old Nico Krispis never told a lie. When the Nazi’s invade his home in Salonika, Greece, the trustworthy boy is discovered by a German officer, who offers him a chance to save his family. All Nico has to do is convince his fellow Jewish residents to board trains heading to "new homes" where they are promised jobs and safety. Unaware that this is all a cruel ruse, the innocent boy...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2023

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