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Wecker, Helene

Summary: "Set in New York City and the Middle East in the years leading to World War I-- the long-awaited follow-up to The Golem and the Jinni revisits Chava and Ahmad as they confront unexpected new challenges in a rapidly changing human world."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC WEC
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Jenoff, Pam

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Summary: 1942. Sadie Gault is eighteen and living with her parents amid the horrors of the Krakow Ghetto during World War II. When the Nazis liquidate the ghetto, Sadie and her pregnant mother are forced to seek refuge in the perilous sewers beneath the city. One day Sadie looks up through a grate and sees a girl about her own age buying flowers. Ella Stepanek is an affluent Polish girl living a life of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Audio 2021

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA FIC JEN

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

Wecker, Helene

Summary: Helene Wecker's dazzling debut novel tells the story of two supernatural creatures who appear mysteriously in 1899 New York. Chava is a golem, a creature made of clay, brought to life by a strange man who dabbles in dark Kabbalistic magic. When her master dies at sea on the voyage from Poland, she is unmoored and adrift as the ship arrives in New York Harbor. Ahmad is a jinni, a being of fire,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2013

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Riordan, Rick.

Summary: The Greek and Roman demigods will have to cooperate in order to defeat the giants released by the Earth Mother, Gaea. Then they will have to sail together to the ancient land--Greece itself--to find the Doors of Death.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC RIO

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

Riordan, Rick.

Summary: "Greek and Roman demigods from the Prophecy of Seven must work together to seal the Doors of Death--and help Percy and Annabeth escape the Underworld in the process"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/Hyperion Books 2013

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3 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC RIO

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC RIO

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION RIO

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC RIO

Moriarty, Chris

Summary: In early twentieth-century New York, as thirteen-year-old Sacha Kessler, the Inquisitor's apprentice, faces enemies old and new that threaten him and his family, he changes his mind about learning magic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Children's Books 2013

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

Correa, Armando Lucas

Summary: "An unforgettable family saga exploring a hidden piece of World War II history and the lengths a mother will go to protect her children"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2020

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

Cerrito, Angela

Summary: A nine-year-old Jewish girl, helped by Irena Sendler and the Zegota organization, is smuggled out of the Warsaw ghetto, given a new identity, and sent to live in the countryside for the duration of the World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2015

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

McMullan, Kate.

Summary: In this modern version of Greek mythology, Hades explains how a jealous Athena turned Medusa into a gorgon and what really happened when Perseus went hunting for Medusa's head.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2012

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

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"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Shuster 2019

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2 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 Fiction, Call number: Fiction Hoffman 2019
1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hoffman 2019

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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Summary: The deep forests of Poland and Belorussia are the domain of the occuping Germans during World War II. The three Bielski brothers go into the forests and find the impossible task of foraging for food, weapons and survival, not just for themselves but for a large mass of fleeing Polish Jews from the German war machine. The brothers, living with the fear of discovery must contend with neighboring...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DEF RATED R

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD FIC DEF

Riordan, Rick.

Summary: When demonic cheerleaders invade his high school, Percy Jackson hurries to Camp Half Blood, from whence he and his demigod friends set out on a quest through the Labyrinth, while the war between the Olympians and the evil Titan lord Kronos draws near.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2008

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Cameron, Sharon

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Catholic Stefania Podgórska has worked in the Diamant family's grocery store for four years, even falling in love with one of their sons, Izio; but when the Nazis came to Przemyl, Poland, the Jewish Diamants are forced into the ghetto (and worse) but Izio's brother Max manages to escape, and Stefania embarks on a dangerous course--protecting thirteen Jews in her attic, caring...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2020

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Cameron 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC CAM

Bab Bonde, Jessica

Summary: "The testimonies of six survivors of the Holocaust are presented in comics form, aimed at teenage readers. Some of them were children then, and are still alive to tell what happened to them and their families. How they survived. What they lost--and how you keep on living, despite it all. Jessica Bab Bonde has, based on survivor's stories, written an important book. Peter Bergting's art makes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 BAB

Iturbe, Antonio

Summary: "Fourteen-year-old Dita is one of the many imprisoned by the Nazis at Auschwitz. Taken, along with her mother and father, from the Terezín ghetto in Prague, Dita is adjusting to the constant terror that is life in the camp. When Jewish leader Freddy Hirsch asks Dita to take charge of the eight precious volumes the prisoners have managed to sneak past the guards, she agrees. And so Dita becomes...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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1 available in Young Adult Audiobooks, Call number: YA CD FIC ITU

Riordan, Rick

Summary: "After angering his father Zeus, the god Apollo is cast down from Olympus. He must learn to survive in the modern world until he can somehow find a way to regain Zeus's favor"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Morris, Heather

Summary: This novel is based on the true story of Lale and Gita Sokolov, Slovakian Jews who survived Auschwitz. Lale was given the job of tattooing the prisoners and used the job's freedom of movement to trade items taken from murdered Jews for food to keep others alive.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Riordan, Rick.

Summary: When the goddess Artemis disappears while hunting a rare, ancient monster, a group of her followers joins Percy and his friends in an attempt to find and rescue her before the winter solstice, when her influence is needed to sway the Olympian Council regarding the war with the Titans.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2010

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O'Hearn, Kate.

Summary: "A deadly plague has struck Olympus and is slowly aging and killing the Olympians. Emily can only stand by and watch as those she loves fade and die. But in one last desperate attempt to save those she loves, she journeys back to Earth to face the CRU, then back in time to confront Cronus, leader of the Titans and father of the gods"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2014

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC OHE

Riordan, Rick

Summary: "After angering his father Zeus, the god Apollo is cast down from Olympus. He must learn to survive in the modern world until he can somehow find a way to regain Zeus's favor"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2016

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Nielsen, Jennifer A

Summary: In 1942 sixteen-year-old Chaya Lindner is a Jewish girl living in Nazi-occupied Poland, a courier who smuggles food and documents to the isolated Jewish ghettos in southern Poland, depending on her forged papers and "Aryan" features--but when a mission goes wrong and many of her colleagues are arrested she finds herself on a journey to Warsaw, where an uprising is in the works.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

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

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Nielsen 2018

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