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Aly, Götz

Summary: "A provocative and insightful analysis that sheds new light on one of the most puzzling and historically unsettling conundrums Why the Germans? Why the Jews? Countless historians have grappled with these questions, but few have come up with answers as original and insightful as those of maverick German historian Gotz Aly. Tracing the prehistory of the Holocaust from the 1800s to the Nazis'...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt & Co 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.0049 ALY

Berne, Emma Carlson

Summary: Tells the stories -- in their own words -- of several of the thousands of Jewish children rescued from Nazi Germany between 1938 and 1940 and brought to new homes in the United Kingdom. Memoir pieces, poems, photographs, and other primary sources bring their stories to life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.5318 BER

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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Summary: The incredible story of thousands of Jews and their dramatic escape from the Nazis to China during World War II. Narrated by Martin Landau.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Video Group 2004

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

Frank, Anne

Summary: Anne Frank's extraordinary diary, written in the Amsterdam attic where she and her family hid from the Nazis for two years, has become a world classic and a timeless testament to the human spirit. In this definitive edition enriched by many passages originally withheld by her father, we meet an Anne more real, more human, and more vital than ever. Here she is first and foremost a teenage girl...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 940.5318 FRA

Ansky, S.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books/Holt 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.308 ANS

Wells, Rosemary.

Summary: Based on a memoir written in the early twentieth century, tells the story of a young girl and her life in Russia, her travels to America, and her subsequent life in the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 1999

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.04 Wells 1999

Sidran, Ben.

Summary: A comprehensive examination of Jewish influence and participation in the American popular music business, that weaves together cultural, political, musical and economic history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nardis Books, an imprint of Unlimited Media Ltd. 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 780 SID

Beckerman, Gal.

Summary: Draws on newly released government documents to trace the three-decade effort to protect Jewish Soviet citizens after World War II, providing coverage of the movement's impact on Judaism, the Cold War, and immigration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.892 BEC

Correa, Armando Lucas

1 hold on 6 copies

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

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COR

Summary: Today, Europe's fastest growing Jewish population is in Berlin. Germany is considered one of the most democratic societies in the world, assuming the position of moral leader of Europe as they embrace hundreds of thousands of refugees. This development couldn't have been imagined in 1945. Through personal stories Germans & Jews explores Germany's transformation as a society, from silence about...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2016

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Morris, Heather

8 holds 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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Zapruder, Alexandra

Summary: Traces the life of a Jewish girl who chronicled her day-to-day life in a diary as she hid in an attic in Nazi-occupied Holland for two years.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 FRA

Brown, Monica

Summary: "A new girl has joined Lola Levine's second-grade class. When they get off on the wrong foot, they are forced to spend time together ... and learn they have more in common than they thought"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books/Holt 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.5318 WOR

Anders, Gigi.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rayo 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 ANDERS, GIGI AND

Bonelli, Charlotte

Summary: "This remarkable collection of letters between German Jews trapped in Nazi Germany and their relatives in the United States offers rare insights into the challenges of an average American family responding to desperate requests for refuge and aid"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale Univ Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 BON

Buruma, Ian.

Summary: "A family history of surpassing beauty and power: Ian Buruma's account of his grandparents' enduring love through the terror and separation of two world wars. During the almost six years England was at war with Nazi Germany, Winifred and Bernard Schlesinger, Ian Buruma's grandparents, and the film director John Schlesinger's parents, were, like so many others, thoroughly sundered from each...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 BUR

Figes, Eva.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Granta 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.5318 FIGES, EVA FIG

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

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

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

Frank, Anne

Summary: The diary of a thirteen-year-old Jewish girl who died in a concentration camp during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1992

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Agrimbau, Diego

Summary: When she turned thirteen years old, Anne received a gift that would change her life: a personal diary. In it, she expressed her desires, fears and hopes while living in confinement with her family during World War II. After the war, despite her early death, her diary became a shocking testimony about the persecution of Jewish people, and an invaluable contribution to the fight for human rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2017

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2 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 921 FRA