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Clifford, Rebecca

Summary: Drawing on archives and interviews, Clifford charts the experiences of these child survivors and those who cared for them--as well as those who studied them, such as Anna Freud. Survivors explores the aftermath of the Holocaust in the long term, and reveals how these children--often branded "the lucky ones"--had to struggle to be able to call themselves "survivors" at all. Challenging our...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2020

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

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

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

Hartman, Renée G.

Summary: "Meet Renee and Herta, two sisters who faced the unimaginable -- together. This is their true story. As Jews living in 1940s Czechoslovakia, Renee, Herta, and their parents were in immediate danger when the Holocaust came to their door. As the only hearing person in her family, Renee had to alert her parents and sister whenever the sound of Nazi boots approached their home so they could hide....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Krimstein, Ken

Summary: When I Grow Up is New Yorker cartoonist Ken Krimstein's new graphic nonfiction book, based on six of hundreds of newly discovered, never-before-published autobiographies of Eastern European Jewish teens on the brink of WWII-found in 2017 hidden in a Lithuanian church cellar. These autobiographies, long thought destroyed by the Nazis, were written as entries for three competitions held in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

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

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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

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

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

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT 921 Leyson 2013

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

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

Summary: Return to the hiding place (2014, 103 min.): Discover the untold secret of Corrie ten Boom's Teenage Army that rescued over 800 condemned Jews as seen through the eyes of young teenager Hans Poley and his brave band of resistance fighters.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [publisher not identified] 2015

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA RET

Kor, Eva Mozes

Summary: Eva Mozes Kor and her twin Miriam were ten years old when they were subjected to the medical experiments of the Auschwitz Angel of Death, Dr. Josef Mengele. The story of their fight for survival, recovery, and forgiveness are told again and updated here in this new edition with interesting details and important context in a new afterword. Eva turned her triumph over pain and suffering into a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tanglewood Publishing, Inc. 2020

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

Waisman, Robert

Summary: "A powerful memoir about a Holocaust survivor who was deemed hopeless-and the rehabilitation center that gave him and other teen boys the chance to learn how to live again"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Children's Books 2021

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Kor, Eva Mozes.

Summary: "A memoir of a young girl's childhood in wartime Romania, unlikely survival as a "Mengele twin" subjected to cruel Nazi medical experiments in Auschwitz, and postwar journey to forgiveness"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2022

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

Summary: Nicky's Family tells the nearly forgotten story of Nicholas Winton, an Englishman who organized the rescue of 669 Czech and Slovak children just before the outbreak of World War II.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC NIC

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

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

Dobson, Melanie

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 MIL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Mil

Poole, Josephine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2005

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

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB FRANK POO

Hopkinson, Deborah

Summary: "As World War II raged, millions of young Jewish people were caught up in the horrors of the Nazis' Final Solution. Many readers know of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi state's genocidal campaign against European Jews and others of so-called "inferior" races. Yet so many of the individual stories remain buried in time. Of those who endured the Holocaust, some were caught by the Nazis and sent to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus 2021

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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

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

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

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Sais, Peter

Summary: "Caldecott Honoree and Sibert Medalist Peter Sais honors a man who saved hundreds of children from the Nazis. In 1938, twenty-nine-year-old Nicholas Winton saved the lives of almost 700 children trapped in Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia-a story he never told and that remained unknown until an unforgettable TV appearance in the 1980s reunited him with some of the children he saved. Czech-American...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton Young Readers, an imprint of W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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

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

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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

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 ZUL

Woodward, Kay

Summary: "A compelling factual account and timeline of those two years. Fascinating photographs show the still unchanged Annex, including the hidden entrance, and text takes readers directly inside to reveal the surroundings and Anne's story."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Firefly Books 2020

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

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