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Summary: Based on a true story of a daring young girl who will stop at nothing and fear no one. In 1943, thirteen-year old Fanny and her younger sisters were sent from their home in France to an Italian foster home for Jewish children. When the Nazis arrive in Italy, their caretakers desperately organize the departure of the children to Switzerland. When they are suddenly left on their own, these eleven...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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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

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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2 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

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

Hoffman, Alice

1 hold 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

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

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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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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Mil

Poole, Josephine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2005

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Frank

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB FRANK POO

Dekel, Mikhal

Summary: "The extraordinary true story of Polish-Jewish child refugees who escaped the Nazis and found refuge in Iran. More than a million Jews escaped east from Nazi occupied Poland to Soviet occupied Poland. There they suffered extreme deprivation in Siberian gulags and "Special Settlements" and then, once "liberated," journeyed to the Soviet Central Asian Republics. The majority of Polish Jews who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 DEK

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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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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Hopkinson, Deborah

Summary: "Ruth David was growing up in a small village in Germany when Adolf Hitler rose to power in the 1930s. Under the Nazi Party, Jewish families like Ruth's experienced rising anti-Semitic restrictions and attacks. Just going to school became dangerous. By November 1938, anti-Semitism erupted into Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass, and unleashed a wave of violence and forced arrests. Days...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: The tale of 10,000 children saved from Hitler's grasp and placed with foster parents and hostels in Great Britain at the outbreak of World War II. Includes archival footage and decades-later rememberances of both the rescuers and the rescued.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2001

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC Int

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

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

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHE

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

Pressman, Steven

Summary: Based on the acclaimed HBO documentary, the astonishing true story of how one American couple transported fifty Jewish children from Nazi-occupied Austria to America in 1939-- the single largest group of unaccompanied refugee children allowed into the United States. In early 1939, America's rigid immigration laws made it virtually impossible for European Jews to seek safe haven in the United...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Clayton, Meg Waite

1 hold 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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CLA

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2 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Milton, Edith.

Contents: Getting there -- Eggs -- The second year of the war -- Leeds -- Down in the forest -- Mutti and Pappi -- The tiger in the attic -- Jesus and me -- Dried eggs and puberty -- War and peace -- Saint Bride's -- Leaving -- Ocean crossing -- Chamber music -- Understanding Mother -- Weather.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Chicago Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 MILTON, EDITH MIL

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

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

Lauer, Betty

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smith and Kraus 2004

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

Ayer, Eleanor H.

Summary: Chronicles the deportation of Jews into ghettos during Hitler's Third Reich and presents the narratives of three individuals who, as teenagers, lived in the ghettos of Lodz, Theresienstadt, and Warsaw and survived physical deprivations, abuse, and deportation to the death camps.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Pub. Group 1999

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 940.5318 AYE