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Clayton, Meg Waite

2 holds on 6 copies

Summary: 1936. Stephan Neuman is the son of a wealthy Jewish family in Vienna. His best friend is Žofie-Helene, a Christian girl whose mother edits a progressive, anti-Nazi newspaper. Their world is shattered when the Nazis take control. Truus Wijsmuller, a member of the Dutch resistance, risks her life smuggling Jewish children out of Nazi Germany to the nations that will take them. But after the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CLA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC CLA

Gardam, Jane.

Summary: Raised by her aunts after her father's death, Polly Flint spends the rest of her life in their home, emotionally shipwrecked like her hero, Robinson Crusoe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAR

Guttfreund, Amir

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Toby Press 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GUT

Hoffman, Alice

2 holds on 11 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

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC HOF

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HOF

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hoffman 2019

Jennings, Sharon

Summary: A young Jewish girl is fascinated by the traditions of Christmas when her family moves to a small town in France.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Second Story Press 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE JEN

Barnard, Robert.

Summary: Kit Philipson has always felt like stranger in his family. An only child in Glasgow, Scotland, his mother was a teacher; his father, a journalist, escaped from Nazi Germany at the age of three on one of the 1939 Kindertransports. On her deathbed, Kit's mother tells him he was adopted and his birth name was Novello. A search of old newspaper files reveals that a three-year-old boy named Peter...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAR

Harmel, Kristin

Summary: Newlywed Ruby Benoit arrives in Paris in 1939 with her French husband Marcel, imagining strolls in the golden afternoon light. But war is looming on the horizon, and as France falls to the Nazis, her marriage begins to splinter. Charlotte Dacher is eleven when the Germans roll into the French capital, and when Jews are ordered to wear the yellow star, she can't imagine things getting much...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Murphy, Louise

Summary: A retelling of the classic fairy tale, set in Nazi-occupied Poland, follows two Jewish children, left by their father and stepmother to seek refuge in a dense forest, as they wander the woods until being taken in by Magda, an eccentric old woman.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUR

Ungerer, Tomi

Summary: David, Oskar and Otto the teddy bear are best friends. They share everything and get up to all sorts of pranks. But one day David comes home wearing a yellow star and soon after he and his family are taken away in a truck. Otto and Oskar are left alone. When war breaks out Otto loses Oskar and the teddy bear's adventures begin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Phaidon Press 2010

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

Kacer, Kathy

Summary: "Desperate to save her children from the Nazis, Henry and Helen’s mother takes them to France to hide in a convent disguised as orphans. Visits from a local mime become the children’s one source of joy, especially for Henry, whose traumatic experience has left him a selective mute. But when an informer gives them up, the children are forced to flee yet again and the mime—a not yet famous...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2019

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

Wiesel, Elie

Summary: Tormented by feelings of loss and dispossession after spending his life fleeing first the Nazis and then the 1956 Russian invasion of Hungary, Gamaliel Friedman settles in New York, where he meets a fellow group of exiles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIE

Dobson, Melanie

6 holds on 3 copies

Summary: In 1942 Holland, childhood friends Josie and Eliese partner with a few other citizens to rescue Eliese's son and hundreds of other Jewish children awaiting deportation, but dangerous secrets could derail their mission.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2019

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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

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