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Hughes, Shirley

Summary: "Florence, Italy, 1944: The city is under heavy Nazi occupation, but for thirteen-year-old Paolo, war is a long and boring wait. Too young to fight for the resistance, yet desperate for action and adventure, he sneaks out each night to ride his bicycle along the darkened city streets. For Paolo, the risk is thrilling. But when he is accosted by Partisans--covert members of the anti-Nazi...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Woodhouse, Sarah.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WOO

Stilton, Geronimo

Summary: Geronimo is taking his Benjamin on a trip to Rome to learn the city's history (and keep him from failing fifth grade), but when they arrive they are immediately pulled into the investigation of the "ghost" of a gladiator that seems to be haunting the Colosseum and scaring tourists away.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION STI

Scottoline, Lisa

21 holds on 13 copies

Summary: "Elisabetta, Marco, and Sandro grow up as the best of friends despite their differences. Elisabetta is a feisty beauty who dreams of becoming a novelist; Marco the brash and athletic son in a family of professional cyclists; and Sandro a Jewish mathematics prodigy, kind-hearted and thoughtful, the son of a lawyer and a doctor. Their friendship blossoms to love, with both Sandro and Marco hoping...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2021

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Campbell, Karen

Summary: "Trapped in Tuscany as war rages along the Gothic Line, Vittoria Guidi doesn't understand where her allegiances should lie. With her Scots-Italian father or Fascist mother? With Mussolini, or her King? With the life she wants, or is told to live? As Germans occupy the mountains surrounding Barga and American Buffalo soldiers draw near, loyalties are tested and families torn apart. Frank Chapel,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Circus 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAM

Leon, Donna.

Summary: A socialite asks Guido Brunetti to investigate a murder that happened in the underworld surrounding southern Italy's garbage dumping grounds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: M Leo

Ammaniti, Niccol,̣

Summary: The economically depressed village of Varrano, where Cristiano Zena lives with his hard-drinking, out-of-work father, Rino, is a world away from the picturesque towns of travel brochure Italy. So when Rino and is cronies come up with a plan to reverse their fortunes, Cristiano wonders if maybe their lives are poised for deliverance after all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Black Cat 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AMM

Funke, Cornelia Caroline.

Summary: Two brothers, having run away from the aunt who plans to adopt only the younger one, are sought by a detective hired by their aunt, but they find protection from a gang of Venetian street children and their leader, the Thief Lord.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2010

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

Camilleri, Andrea

Summary: "Vigàta is bustling as the new filming location for a Swedish television series set in 1950. In the production frenzy, the director asks the locals to track down movies and vintage photos to faithfully recreate the air of Vigata in that time. Engineer Ernesto Sabatello, while rummaging in the attic of his house, finds some films shot by his father from 1958 to 1963, always on the same day,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAM

Leon, Donna.

Summary: In a mystery that offers an unexpected take on life in contemporary Venice, Commissario Guido Brunetti plunges into the Venetian underworld of illegal African immigrants as he investigates after a street vendor is killed in a scuffle.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audio Partners/BBC Audiobooks America 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD M Leon,

Leon, Donna

Summary: An accident involving the father of a boy suspected of doing drugs finds Commissario Guido Brunetti pursuing a series of false and contradictory leads before uncovering a long-standing scam and unleashing unintentional consequences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEO

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEO

Paris, Harper

Summary: In Venice, Italy, second graders Ethan and Ella hope to find a stolen gondola and a hidden mosaic before their parents realize they are missing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC PAR

Barnett, Mac

Summary: When Paolo the dachshund finally escapes the hair salon where he lives, he has adventures beyond his wildest dreams amid the beauty and culture of Rome.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BAR

Burt, Marissa

Summary: Thirteen-year-old Christa's plans for her favorite holiday are derailed when her parents announce their divorce and Christa spends Christmas in Europe with her mom, but even though her dad remains in Chicago, he sends Christa on a scavenger hunt made up of dares that send her all over Florence, Paris, and London.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC BUR

Sullivan, Mark T.

Summary: "Based on a true story, Pino Lella is forced to enlist as a German soldier and recruited to become the personal driver for Hitler's left hand in Italy. With the opportunity to spy for the Allies inside the German High Command, Pino endures the horrors of the war and the Nazi occupation by fighting in secret"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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Leon, Donna

Summary: Attending a performance by a opera star he saved in Death at La Fenice, Brunetti learns that the singer is being stalked by an obsessed fan who subsequently attacks a fellow performer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEO
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Evans, Richard Paul

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC EVA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Eva

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION EVA

McBride, James

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCB

Leon, Donna

Summary: When Dottoressa Donato calls the Questura to report that a dying patient at the hospice Fatebenefratelli wants to speak to the police, Commissario Guido Brunetti and his colleague, Claudia Griffoni, waste no time in responding."They killed him. It was bad money. I told him no," Benedetta Toso gasps the words about her recently-deceased husband, Vittorio Fadalto. Even though he is not sure she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2020

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC LEO

Watkins, Paul

Summary: After barely surviving his tour as a mountaineer in the Italian Alps of the Second World War, William Bromley settled down and made a quiet life for himself: teaching history at a London boarding school, reading, a few drinks at the pub on Friday nights. That all ends when a soldier from William's mountain regiment reappears, calling in a bargain struck during the war. William must return to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H. Holt 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAT

Leon, Donna

Summary: Attending a performance by a opera star he saved in "Death at La Fenice," Brunetti learns that the singer is being stalked by an obsessed fan who subsequently attacks a fellow performer.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Rivière, William.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIV

Bowen, Rhys

14 holds on 5 copies

Summary: "Caroline Grant is struggling to accept the end of her marriage when she receives an unexpected bequest. Her beloved great-aunt Lettie leaves her a sketchbook, three keys, and a final whisper ... Venice. Caroline's quest: to scatter Juliet "Lettie" Browning's ashes in the city she loved and to unlock the mysteries stored away for more than sixty years. It's 1938 when art teacher Juliet...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Camilleri, Andrea

Summary: The day gets off to a bad start: trying to break up a fight on Marinella beach, Montalbano hits the wrong man and is stopped by the Carabinieri. At the office, the inspector learns about a strange abduction: a woman was abducted, drugged, and then released unharmed a few hours later. A few days later, the same thing happens again. The only link: both women are thirty years old and work in a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC CAM

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