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Franklin, Ruth.

Summary: What is the difference between writing a novel about the Holocaust and fabricating a memoir? Are Holocaust writings, by their very nature, exempt from criticism and interpretation? Do narratives about the Holocaust have a special obligation to be truthful--that is, faithful to the facts of history? Is a fictional account of the Holocaust, in the words of Elie Wiesel, "an insult to the dead"? In...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 809 FRA

Cohen, Tziporah

Summary: Buying and moving into the run-down Jewel Motor Inn in upstate New York wasn't eleven-year-old Miriam Brockman's dream, but at least it's an adventure. Miriam befriends Kate, whose grandmother owns the diner next door, and finds comfort in the company of Maria, the motel's housekeeper, and her Uncle Mordy, who comes to help out for the summer. She spends her free time helping Kate's grandmother...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD COH

Hunter, Georgia

2 holds on 6 copies

Summary: ""Reading Georgia Hunter's We Were the Lucky Ones is like being swung heart first into history. A brave and mesmerizing debut, and a truly tremendous accomplishment."--Paula McLain, New York Timesbestselling author of The Paris Wife. An extraordinary, propulsive novel based on the true story of a family of Polish Jews who scatter at the start of the Second World War, determined to survive, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Penguin 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HUN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HUN

Masih, Tara Lynn

Summary: "A riveting story of courage and strength in the face of Nazi terror ... about Hanna, a young Jewish girl, age 14, from a small Ukrainian village and how she and her family survived the Holocaust and eventually emigrated to America."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mandel Vilar Press 2018

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Lavigne, Michael.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAV

Diamant, Anita.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

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

Apelfeld, Aharon

Summary: "Erwin doesn't remember much about his journey across Europe when the war finally ended--and with good reason. He spent most of it asleep, carried by other survivors as they emerged from their hiding places or were liberated from the camps and traveled by train, truck, wagon, or on foot to the shores of Naples, where they filled the refugee camps and wondered what was to become of them. As he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schocken Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC APP

Spinelli, Jerry.

Summary: Set in Nazi-occupied Poland just before the Warsaw ghetto uprising, Spinelli's first historical novel tells a tale of heartbreak, hope, and survival though the eyes of a young orphan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2003

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC SPI

Ozick, Cynthia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: RB Large Print Print 2004

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

Thoene, Bodie

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

Hoffman, Alice

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"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Shuster 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOF

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOF

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOF

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HOF

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOF

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hoffman 2019

Slor, Zhanna

Summary: Masha remembers her childhood in the former USSR, but found her life and heart in Israel. Anna was an infant when her family fled, but yearns to find her roots. When Anna is contacted by a stranger from their homeland and then disappears, Masha is called home to Milwaukee to find her, and where the search leads changes the family forever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Agora Books, an imprint of Polis Books 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC SLO

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Owlkids 2013

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

Matthiessen, Peter.

Summary: "From the two-time National Book Award winning author of The Snow Leopard and Shadow Country, a short, powerful novel about an American professor of Holocaust Studies who, over the course of a weeklong spiritual retreat at Auschwitz, is forced to grapplewith his own past and a family secret: the Jewish mother abandoned to her doom by his Gentile father"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Matthiessen 2014

Clayton, Meg Waite

Summary: "In 1936, the Nazis are little more than loud, brutish bores to fifteen-year old Stephan Neuman, the son of a wealthy and influential Jewish family and budding playwright whose playground extends from Vienna's streets to its intricate underground tunnels. Stephan's best friend and companion is the brilliant Žofie-Helene, a Christian girl whose mother edits a progressive, anti-Nazi newspaper....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2020

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

Apelfeld, Aharon

Summary: Battling numbing cold, ever-present hunger, and German soldiers determined to hunt them down, four dozen resistance fighters--escapees from a nearby ghetto--hide in a Ukrainian forest, determined to survive the war, sabotage the German war effort, and rescue as many Jews as they can from the trains taking them to concentration camps. Their leader is relentless in his efforts to turn his ragtag...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Schocken Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Appelfeld 2020

Horn, Dara

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Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOR

Thoene, Bodie

Summary: Her own identity was safely disguised. But what about those she loved most. They would soon disappear with all the others unless... .

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 1989

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC THOENE

Clayton, Meg Waite

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...

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CLA

Jacobson, Howard.

Summary: Life should have been sunny for Max Glickman, growing up in peacetime, with his mother's glamorous card evenings to look forward to, and photographs of his father's favorite boxers on the walls. But other voices whisper to him of Buchenwald, extermination, and the impossibility of forgetting. Fixated on the crimes which have been committed against his people, but unable to live among them, Max...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: W.F. Howes 2006

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

Gregory, Philippa.

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: A young woman caught in the rivalry between Queen Mary and her half sister, Elizabeth, must find her true destiny amid treason, poisonous rivalries, loss of faith, and unrequited love. It is winter, 1553. Pursued by the Inquisition, Hannah Green, a fourteen-year-old Jewish girl, is forced to flee Spain with her father. But Hannah is no ordinary refugee. Her gift of "Sight," the ability to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gregory 2004

De Waal, Elisabeth

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Vienna is demolished by war, the city an alien landscape of ruined castles, a fractured ruling class, and people picking up the pieces. Elisabeth de Waal's mesmerizing The Exiles Return is a stunningly vivid postwar story of Austria's fallen aristocrats, unrepentant Nazis, and a culture degraded by violence. The novel follows a number of exiles, each returning under very different...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEW

Glaser, Linda.

Summary: When Rachel makes latkes with her friend Mrs. Greenberg, the project turns out to be a very messy one.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic. 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE GLA BASKET

Abriel, Anita

Summary: "It is 1946 when Vera Frankel and her best friend Edith Ban arrive in Naples. Refugees from Hungary, they escaped from a train headed for Auschwitz and were hidden by farmers until the end of the war while the rest of their families perished. Now, they want to start new lives abroad, and armed with a letter of recommendation from an American general, Vera finds work at the United States embassy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ABR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ABR

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