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Fein, Louise

Summary: "Leipzig, 1930's Germany. Hetty Herta is a young girl growing up under Nazi rule. With an SS officer father, a brother in the Luftwaffe and a member of the BDM Hetty is the epitome of a perfect German child. But Walter changes everything. Blond haired, blue-eyed, perfect in every way Walter. The boy who saved her life when she was a young child. Her brother's childhood best friend. A Jew. As...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FEI

Sullivan, Mark T.

Summary: "Based on a true story, Pino Lella is forced to enlist as a German soldier and recruited to become the personal driver for Hitler's left hand in Italy. With the opportunity to spy for the Allies inside the German High Command, Pino endures the horrors of the war and the Nazi occupation by fighting in secret"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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Blankman, Anne.

Summary: In 1930s Munich, the favorite niece of rising political leader Adolph Hitler is torn between duty and love after meeting a fearless and handsome young Jewish reporter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harpercollins Childrens Books 2014

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

Jenoff, Pam

1 hold on 7 copies

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Noa has been cast out in disgrace after becoming pregnant by a Nazi soldier and being forced to give up her baby. She lives above a small rail station, which she cleans in order to earn her keep… When Noa discovers a boxcar containing dozens of Jewish infants bound for a concentration camp, she is reminded of the child that was taken from her. And in a moment that will...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira Books 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC JEN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JEN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JEN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION JEN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Jenoff 2017

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

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

Foenkinos, David

Summary: "Charlotte tells the story of artist Charlotte Salomon--born in pre-World War II Berlin to a Jewish family traumatized by suicide. Obsessed with art, and with living, Charlotte attended school in Germany until it was too dangerous to remain, fled to France, and was interned in a bleak work camp from which she narrowly escaped. Newly free, she spent two years in almost total solitude, creating a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Overlook Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOE

Bohjalian, Christopher A.

Summary: In January 1945 , a small group of people attempt to cross the remnants of the Third Reich, from Warsaw to the Rhine if necessary, to reach the British and American lines.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2008

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

Bohjalian, Christopher A.

Summary: During the final months of World War II, a small group of people make their way westward across a ravaged Europe in a desperate attempt to reach British and American lines.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Shaye Areheart Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOH

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BOH

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Bohjalian

Locke, Katherine

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Ellie Baum time-travels to 1988 East Berlin, where she meets members of an underground guild who use balloons and magic to help people escape over the wall, and learns that someone is using dark magic to change history.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Company 2017

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

Stark-Nemon, Barbara

Summary: Spanning one century and three continents, Even in Darkness tells the story of Kläre Kohler, whose early years as beloved daughter of a prosperous German-Jewish family hardly anticipate the often harrowing life she faces as an adult—a long saga of family, lovers, two world wars, concentration camps, and sacrifice. As the world changes around her, Kläre is forced to make a number of seemingly...

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Publisher / Publication Date: She Writes Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STA

Jenoff, Pam

Summary: "Sixteen-year-old Noa has been cast out in disgrace after becoming pregnant by a Nazi soldier and being forced to give up her baby. She lives above a small rail station, which she cleans in order to earn her keep. When Noa discovers a boxcar containing dozens of Jewish infants bound for a concentration camp, she is reminded of the child that was taken from her. And in a moment that will change...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Jen

Fox, Lauren

21 holds on 12 copies

Summary: "From the author of the highly praised Days of Awe: a sweeping, achingly beautiful new novel that moves between Germany on the eve of World War II and present day Wisconsin, unspooling a story of love, longing, and the ceaseless push and pull of motherhood"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC FOX

Funder, Anna

Summary: The story of two Jewish Germans -- Hans and Ruth Wesemann -- who resisted Hitler in the 1930s. Based on real events.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Young Readers 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FUN

McCoy, Sarah

Summary: In 1945, Elsie Schmidt is a naive teenager, as eager for her first sip of champagne as she is for her first kiss. She and her family have been protected from the worst of the terror and desperation overtaking her country by a high-ranking Nazi who wishes to marry her. So when an escaped Jewish boy arrives on Elsie's doorstep in the dead of night on Christmas Eve, Elsie understands that opening...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Paperbacks 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P MCC

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 Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Itu

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

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"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: Ten years after the end of the Second World War, the town of Rolfen, West Germany, looks just as peaceful and beautiful as ever, until young Peter Liebig discovers a secret about his past that leads him to question everything, including the town's calm facade and his own sense of comfort and belonging.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2009

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JFIC Whe

Berne, Emma Carlson

Summary: In November 1938, young Ruth Block is a Jewish girl in Frankfurt Germany, trying to cope with the ever tightening noose of Nazi oppression; her father's stationery store has been shut down, and her school closed; then one night her family's apartment is broken into, and her father is dragged out, arrested, and taken to a concentration camp -- and it becomes clear that if Ruth and her best...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2020

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED BER

Zusak, Markus.

Summary: Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Español 2010

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Kacer, Kathy

Summary: "Desperate to save her children from the Nazis, Henry and Helen’s mother takes them to France to hide in a convent disguised as orphans. Visits from a local mime become the children’s one source of joy, especially for Henry, whose traumatic experience has left him a selective mute. But when an informer gives them up, the children are forced to flee yet again and the mime—a not yet famous...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2019

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

Lawton, Wendy.

Summary: The daughter of a German and a Jew, Anna's dreams of becoming a famous ballerina are crushed by increasing Nazi persecution, but she is sustained, even while in a Nazi work camp, by her strong Christian faith and the conviction that she will one day be reunited with her mother and sister.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Moody Publishers 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC LAW

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2020

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

Zusak, Markus.

Summary: Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.

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 ZUS

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

Zusak, Markus.

3 holds on 9 copies

Summary: Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2006

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Zusak 2006

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2 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC ZUS

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ZUS

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ZUS

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