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Morris, Heather

3 holds on 1 copy

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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Morris, Heather

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "In April 1942, Lale Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew, is forcibly transported to the concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau. When his captors discover that he speaks several languages, he is put to work as a Tätowierer (the German word for tattooist), tasked with permanently marking his fellow prisoners. Imprisoned for more than two and a half years, Lale witnesses horrific atrocities and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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Morris, Heather

Summary: "In April 1942, Lale Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew, is forcibly transported to the concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau. When his captors discover that he speaks several languages, he is put to work as a T©Þtowierer (the German word for tattooist), tasked with permanently marking his fellow prisoners. Imprisoned for more than two and a half years, Lale witnesses horrific atrocities and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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Morris, Heather

8 holds on 10 copies

Summary: "In April 1942, Lale Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew, is forcibly transported to the concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau. When his captors discover that he speaks several languages, he is put to work as a Tätowierer (the German word for tattooist), tasked with permanently marking his fellow prisoners. Imprisoned for more than two and a half years, Lale witnesses horrific atrocities and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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Polacco, Patricia.

Summary: A single china cup from a tea set left behind when Jews were forced to leave Russia helps hold a family together through generations of living in America, reminding them of the most important things in life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Polacco 2013

Locke, Katherine

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Ilse and her older brother Wolf must hone their magical skills to sabotage Hitler's attempt to build an atom bomb and uncover a spy using dark magic to thwart them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman and Company 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Kimmel, Eric A.

Summary: On the first night of Hanukkah, Old Bear wanders into Bubba Brayna's house and receives a delicious helping of potato latkes when she mistakes him for the rabbi. Includes a recipe for latkes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE KIM

Simpson, Martha Seif

Summary: The most beautiful dreidel a shopkeeper has ever seen will not spin for the two children who insist they must own it, but perhaps it would spin for a child with the true spirit of Hanukkah in his heart.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wisdom Tales 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SIM

Graudin, Ryan

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: In this alternate version of the 1950s, after the Axis powers win World War II, Yael, a Jewish skinshifter, fails in her mission to kill Hitler and finds herself being hunted while trying to finish what she started.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

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

Correa, Armando Lucas

Summary: Before everything changed, young Hannah Rosenthal lived a charmed life. But now, in 1939, the streets of Berlin are draped with red, white, and black flags; her family's fine possessions are hauled away; and they are no longer welcome in the places that once felt like home. Hannah and her best friend, Leo Martin, make a pact: whatever the future has in store for them, they'll meet it together....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC COR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION COR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Correa 2016

Silverman, Erica.

Summary: Rhymed text and illustrations follow a family's activities as they prepare to celebrate Hanukkah.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE SIL

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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Koons, Jon.

Summary: The villagers of Chelm, in the rabbi's absence, send a messenger to a nearby village in order to be reminded how to prepare for the coming Hanukkah.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 2004

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC KOO

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

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: A young Jewish boy escapes the ghetto and finds a group of resistance fighters in the forests of Poland, and he must determine if he has what it takes to survive the Nazis and fight back.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2016

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Safier, David

Summary: In Warsaw, Poland, in 1942, Mira faces impossible decisions after learning that the Warsaw ghetto is to be "liquidated," but a group of young people are planning an uprising against their Nazi captors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2020

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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

Ross, Susan L

Summary: "More than six decades after the end of World War II, twelve-year-old Charlie, a budding musician, searches for clues about her violin-prodigy namesake's fate"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Boyne, John

Summary: Bored and lonely after his family moves from Berlin to a place called "Out-With" in 1942, Bruno, the son of a Nazi officer, befriends a boy in striped pajamas who lives behind a wire fence.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2006

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

Watts, Irene N

Summary: Young Marianne escapes Nazi Germany to the safety of Britain, but she does not speak English, she is not welcome in her sponsors' home, and she misses her mother terribly, which all add up to a difficult struggle to survive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tradewind Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 WAT

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "From stories of confronting their relationships with Judaism to rom-coms with a side of bagels and lox, It's a Whole Spiel features one story after another that says yes, we are Jewish, but we are also queer, and disabled, and creative, and political, and adventurous, and anything we want to be"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hoffman, Alice

Summary: A "story of one Jewish child refugee's flight to safety in Nazi Germany and her mother's impossible decision to set her free"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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Russell, Mary Doria

Summary: In September 1943, Claudette Blum and her father flee across the Alps into Italy with other Jews seeking refuge, only to find an open battle ground among the Nazis, Allied forces, resistance fighters, and ordinary Italians struggling to survive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2005

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RUS

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RUS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Russell

Cameron, Sharon

2 holds on 2 copies

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 New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC CAM

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