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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Costeloe, Diney

Summary: Speaking no English and carrying a precious photograph of the family she left behind in Germany crammed into her small suitcase thirteen-year-old Lisa escapes from Nazi Germany on the Kindertransport and arrives in England in August 1939. After being adopted, her new home and life are blown apart during the Blitz. Waking up in the hospital with no memory, authorities give her a new name and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Head of Zeus 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION COS

Milton, Edith.

Contents: Getting there -- Eggs -- The second year of the war -- Leeds -- Down in the forest -- Mutti and Pappi -- The tiger in the attic -- Jesus and me -- Dried eggs and puberty -- War and peace -- Saint Bride's -- Leaving -- Ocean crossing -- Chamber music -- Understanding Mother -- Weather.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Chicago Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 MILTON, EDITH MIL

Hopkinson, Deborah

Summary: "Ruth David was growing up in a small village in Germany when Adolf Hitler rose to power in the 1930s. Under the Nazi Party, Jewish families like Ruth's experienced rising anti-Semitic restrictions and attacks. Just going to school became dangerous. By November 1938, anti-Semitism erupted into Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass, and unleashed a wave of violence and forced arrests. Days...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Simons, Jake Wallis

Summary: The Klein family is slowly but surely losing everything they hold dear - or ever took for granted - as Hitler's anti-Jewish laws take hold in 1930s Berlin. In desperation, fifteen-year-old Rosa is put on a Kindertransport train out of Germany to begin a new life in England. In a foreign country, barely able to make herself understood, she struggles to find a way to rescue her parents. Overtaken...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIM

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

Summary: The tale of 10,000 children saved from Hitler's grasp and placed with foster parents and hostels in Great Britain at the outbreak of World War II. Includes archival footage and decades-later rememberances of both the rescuers and the rescued.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2001

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

Clayton, Meg Waite

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: 1936. Stephan Neuman is the son of a wealthy Jewish family in Vienna. His best friend is Žofie-Helene, a Christian girl whose mother edits a progressive, anti-Nazi newspaper. Their world is shattered when the Nazis take control. Truus Wijsmuller, a member of the Dutch resistance, risks her life smuggling Jewish children out of Nazi Germany to the nations that will take them. But after the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CLA

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE