Search
Type
Format
Sort
Location

Berne, Emma Carlson

Summary: Tells the stories -- in their own words -- of several of the thousands of Jewish children rescued from Nazi Germany between 1938 and 1940 and brought to new homes in the United Kingdom. Memoir pieces, poems, photographs, and other primary sources bring their stories to life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Agrimbau, Diego

Summary: When she turned thirteen years old, Anne received a gift that would change her life: a personal diary. In it, she expressed her desires, fears and hopes while living in confinement with her family during World War II. After the war, despite her early death, her diary became a shocking testimony about the persecution of Jewish people, and an invaluable contribution to the fight for human rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 921 FRA

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

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

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

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

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

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

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Dobson, Melanie

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "1942. As war rips through the heart of Holland, childhood friends Josie van Rees and Eliese Linden partner with a few daring citizens to rescue Eliese's son and hundreds of other Jewish children who await deportation in a converted theater in Amsterdam. But amid their resistance work, Josie and Eliese's dangerous secrets could derail their friendship and their entire mission. When the enemy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC DOB

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

Poole, Josephine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2005

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 FRA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB FRANK POO

Billet, Julia

Summary: As France buckles under the Nazi regime, budding photographer Rachel Cohen must change her name, go into hiding, and bear witness to the atrocities of World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Alley, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Parks, Peggy J.

Summary: Provides facts about the life of Anne Frank, from her early childhood to the publication of her world-renowned diary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ReferencePoint Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Zullo, Allan.

Summary: Features seven true stories of brave boys and girls who lived through the Holocaust. Their compelling accounts are based on exclusive, personal interviews with the survivors. Using real names, dates and places, these stories are factual versions of their recollections.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2009

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Shepard, Jim

Summary: "Aron, [a child living in World War II Poland], is an engaging if peculiar and unhappy young boy whose family is driven by the German onslaught from the Polish countryside into Warsaw and slowly battered by deprivation, disease, and persecution ... When his family is finally stripped away from him, Aron is rescued by Janusz Korczak, a doctor renowned throughout prewar Europe as an advocate of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred. A. Knopf 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHE

Harris, Mark Jonathan

Summary: Chronicles the events and people involved in the rescue of 10,000 children from Nazi territories, and what happened after the war. Official tie-in to the Warner Brothers documentary. First hand account of the extraordinary rescue mission of 10,000 children before the outbreak of World War II. For nine months before the outbreak of World War II, Britain conducted an extraordinary rescue mission....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Pub. 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 INT

Down, Susan Brophy.

Summary: Irena Sendler was born into a Catholic family in Poland in 1910. Throughout the German occupation in World War II, Irena worked tirelessly to help save Polands Jews from the Nazi horror. Irena saved at least 2,500 Jewish children from certain death during the Holocaust. By the time of her death in 2008, Irena had been honored by the governments of Poland and Israel, Pope John Paul II, and many...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 SEN

Rogow, Sally M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Granville Island Pub. 2008

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.5318 ROG

Lobel, Anita.

Summary: The author, known as an illustrator of children's books, describes her experiences as a Polish Jew during World War II and for years in Sweden afterwards.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Roy, Jennifer

Summary: "Tells Irena Sendler's story of saving 2,500 children during the Holocaust"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 SEN

Lauer, Betty

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smith and Kraus 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "In a time when people were ruthlessly persecuted and killed, some were able to make it through alive. Whether it was thanks to lucky twists of fate or the loving sacrifices of others, they lived to tell their stories, which serve as reminders to never allow such a tragedy to happen again. These are the unbelievable true stories of six children, in their own words, of how they survived one of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Explore 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 940.53 SHA

Prins, Marcel

Summary: "Fourteen unforgettable true stories of children hidden away during World War II Jaap Sitters was only eight years old when his mother cut the yellow stars off his clothes and sent him, alone, on a fifteen-mile walk to hide with relatives. It was a terrifying night, one he would never forget. Before the end of the war, Jaap would hide in secret rooms and behind walls. He would suffer from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 940.5318 PRI

Friedman, Laurie B.

Summary: A prisoner in a Nazi labor camp, Herman soon loses the will to go on. Then a young girl appears on the other side of the barbed-wire fence--an angel bearing food and hope. Based on a true story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Books 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JE Fri