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

Hesse, Karen.

Summary: Two Jewish sisters, escapees of the infamous Warsaw ghetto, devise a plan to thwart an attempt by the Gestapo to intercept food bound for starving people behind the dark Wall.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HES

Ansky, S.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books/Holt 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.308 ANS

Lipszyc, Rywka

Summary: After more than seventy years in obscurity, the diary of a teenage girl during the Holocaust has been revealed for the first time. Rywka’s Diary is at once an astonishing historical document and a moving tribute to the many ordinary people whose lives were forever altered by the Holocaust. At its heart, it is the diary of a girl named Rywka Lipszyc who detailed the brutal conditions that Jews...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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

Porat, Dan

Summary: A cobblestone road. A sunny day. A soldier. A gun. A child, arms high in the air. A moment captured on film. But what is the history behind arguably the most recognizable photograph of the Holocaust? In The Boy: A Holocaust Story, the historian Dan Porat unpacks this split second that was immortalized on film and unravels the stories of the individuals--both Jews and Nazis--associated with it. ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hill and Wang 2010

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

Summary: The real-life story of one working wife and mother who became a hero to hundreds during World War II. In 1939 Poland, Antonina Zabinska and her husband, Dr. Jan Zabinski, have the Warsaw Zoo flourishing under his stewardship and her care. When the Germans invade their country, they are forced to report to the Reich's newly appointed chief zoologist, Lutz Heck. To fight back on their own terms,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ZOO

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE ZOO

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Zookeeper's 2017

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD ZOO

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ZOO RATED PG-13

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Zo

Roy, Jennifer Rozines

Summary: From 1939, when Syvia is four and a half years old, to 1945 when she has just turned ten, a Jewish girl and her family struggle to survive in Poland's Lodz ghetto during the Nazi occupation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish 2006

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC ROY

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

Nir, Yehuda

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1989

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5315 NIR

Birenbaum, Halina

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: M.E. Sharpe 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 BIRENBAUM, HALINA BIR

Dabba Smith, Frank.

Summary: Photographs taken secretly by a young Jewish man document the fear, hardship, generosity, and humanity woven through the daily life of the Jews forced to live in the Lodz ghetto during the Holocaust.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gulliver Books 2000

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 940.5318 DAB

Ligocka, Roma

Summary: The internationally bestselling memoir of survival and self-discovery by the woman whose childhood as the real-life girl in the red coat was so famously depicted in the film "Schindler's List."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bentam Dell 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LIGOCKA, ROMA LIG

Sierakowiak, Dawid.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1996

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

Summary: Inheritance is the story of Monika Hertwig, a soft-spoken woman struggling with a profound legacy left bya father she never really knew. Monika's father was Amon Goeth. Often described as a "monster" and "inhuman", Goeth was a prominent Nazi leader and commandant of the Plaszow Concentration Camp. He murdered thousands of Jews and other prisoners during the war. Sixty years after Amon Goeth's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2008

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

Summary: A charming but bumbling waiter who's gifted with a colorful imagination and an irresistible sense of humor has won the heart of the woman he loves and has created a beautiful life for his young family. Then that life is threatened by World War II.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Films 1999

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3 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN LIF

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD LIF RATED PG-13

Summary: The Nazi extermination of Jews is examined through interviews of survivors, witnesses and perpetrators and through footage of the sites of the death camps and environs as they appear today. Those interviewed include Jewish survivors of the death camps and the Warsaw ghetto uprising, Polish farmers and villagers who lived near the camps and Nazis who worked in the camps and the ghettos.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2003

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SHO

Summary: Leopold Socha is a sewer worker and petty thief in Lvov, a Nazi occupied city in Poland. One day he encounters a group of Jews trying to escape the liquidation of the ghetto. He hides them for money in the labyrinth of the town's sewers beneath the bustling activity of the city above. What starts out as a straightforward and cynical business arrangement turns into something very unexpected, the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2012

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN IN

Summary: Trapped in a Polish ghetto with thousands of other Jews facing starvation or deportation to the death camps, Jacob is detained one evening at the local Gestapo headquarters. Eavesdropping, he overhears a radio report about a nearby Russian victory. At first he is silent, but circumstances compel him to pass on the good news of hope. A simple, somewhat dour man, the stubble-bearded Jacob...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Icestorm International 1999

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN JAC

Streisand, Barbra

Summary: In turn-of-the-century Eastern Europe where women are denied higher education, Yentl disguises herself as a young man in order to gain entrance to an orthodox Jewish school.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2009

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

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: The story of a Catholic war profiteer, Oskar Schindler, who risked his life and went bankrupt in order to save more than 1,000 Jews from certain death in concentration camps. He employed Jews in his crockery factory manufacturing goods for the German army. At the same time he tries to stay solvent with the help of a Jewish accountant and negotiates business with a vicious Nazi commandant who...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2004

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

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

Summary: The story of a young girl who had to go into hiding during World War II for being different. Anne Frank's diary manages to create a truthful and timeless picture of domestic life in all its pettiness and normalcy, while never letting us forget the extraordinary threat of death that awaits the characters if they are discovered. This is the first authorized film based on actual entries of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2009

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

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

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

Dobbs, Michael

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Summary: "The powerfully told story of a group of German Jews desperately seeking American visas to escape the Nazis, and an illuminating account of America's struggle with the refugee crisis caused by the rise of Hitler. Official tie-in to the U.S. Holocaust Museum multi-year exhibit"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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