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Benge, Janet

Summary: When he became God's smuggler, Brother Andrew (1928-) was already familiar with risk. As a boy, the intrepid Andrew van der Bijl joined the Dutch Resistance against the Nazi occupation. As a young man, he fought eagerly in the Dutch East Indies -- until the horror of war turned the adventure seeker to a life of alcohol and desperation. Redeemed by God, the Dutchman became a daring messenger of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: YWAM Publishing 2013

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Zimmerman, Jean.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt, Inc. 2006

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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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Metselaar, Menno.

Summary: Photos of the famous diary, school pictures, and the rooms in which she lived with her family while hiding from the Nazis for two years are compiled in this moving biography about the short life and enduring spirit of this young girl and talented writer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Pr. 2009

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

Poole, Josephine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2005

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 FRA

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Frank

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB FRANK POO

Parks, Peggy J.

Summary: Provides facts about the life of Anne Frank, from her early childhood to the publication of her world-renowned diary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ReferencePoint Press 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 FRA

Gold, Alison Leslie.

Summary: Recounts the story of Hannah Goslar, a close friend of Anne Frank and one of the last to see her alive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1997

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 949.2 Gol

Lee, Carol Ann.

Summary: A portrait of Anne Frank's father discusses his privileged youth, arranged marriage, experiences in the concentration camp, decision to publish Anne's diary, and relationship with the secret annex's betrayer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow 2003

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

Gigliotti, Jim

Summary: Presents the life of an Albanian girl, Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, who became known as Mother Teresa and spent most of her life serving "the poorest of the poor" in Calcutta, India.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET TERESA

Zijl, Annejet van der

Summary: When they fell in love in 1928, Rika and Waldemar could not have been more different. She was a thirty-seven-year-old Dutch-born mother, estranged from her husband. He was her immigrant boarder, not yet twenty, and a wealthy Surinamese descendant of slaves. The child they have together, brown skinned and blue eyed, brings the couple great joy yet raises some eyebrows. Until the Nazi occupation...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: AmazonCrossing 2019

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Glaser, Paul

Summary: "The ... story of the author's aunt--a Jewish dance instructor who was betrayed to the Nazis by the two men she loved, yet managed to survive World War II by teaching dance to the SS at Auschwitz. Her epic life becomes a window into the author's own past and the key to discovering his Jewish roots"--Dust jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 GLASER, ROSA REGINA GLA

Abramson, Ann.

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Summary: Looks closely at Anne Frank's life before the secret annex, what life was like in hiding from the Nazis, and the legacy of her diary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2007

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Rol, Ruud van der.

Summary: Photographs, illustrations, and maps accompany historical essays, diary excerpts, and interviews, providing an insight to Anne Frank and the massive upheaval which tore apart her world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 1995

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

Davidson, Susanna.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 FRANK, ANNE DAV

Demi.

Summary: A biography of Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, known as Mother Teresa, who spent most of her life serving "the poorest of the poor" in Calcutta, India.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2005

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 TER

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 TER

Prins, Marcel

Summary: "Fourteen unforgettable true stories of children hidden away during World War II Jaap Sitters was only eight years old when his mother cut the yellow stars off his clothes and sent him, alone, on a fifteen-mile walk to hide with relatives. It was a terrifying night, one he would never forget. Before the end of the war, Jaap would hide in secret rooms and behind walls. He would suffer from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 PRI

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 940.5318 PRI

Jacobson, Sidney.

Summary: "Drawing on the unique historical sites, archives, expertise, and unquestioned authority of the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, the New York Times bestselling authors Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colon have created the first authorized graphic biography of Anne Frank. Their account is complete, covering the lives of Anne's parents, Edith and Otto; Anne's first years in Frankfurt; the rise of Nazism;...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hill and Wang 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 JAC

Ross, Stewart.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thameside Press 2001

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Mother Teresa

Summary: Follows the life of Lilias Trotter, from her work as a woman artist in Victorian England to her missionary work with women and children in French Algeria in the late 1800s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Hirsi Ali, Ayaan

Summary: Picking up where Infidel, her last memoir, left off, Ayaan Hirsi Ali chronicles her struggle with culture shock as she adapts to life in America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HIRSI ALI, AYA HIR

Hirsi Ali, Ayaan

Summary: Picking up where Infidel, her last memoir, left off, Ayaan Hirsi Ali chronicles her struggle with culture shock as she adapts to life in America.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster / Audioworks 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 305.89 HIRSI ALI, AYAAN Hir

Burnham, Gracia.

Summary: Presents a firsthand account of the kidnapping of two American missionaries by the Abu Sayyaf terrorist group in the Philippines, a yearlong ordeal that ended with the death of the author's husband, Martin Burnham.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.9048 BUR

Benge, Janet

Summary: One of the famous Doolittle Raiders who first attacked Japan after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Jacob DeShazer (1912-2008) knew this one-way mission was dangerous. Indeed, it led to his capture as a prisoner of war. Beaten, malnourished, and alone in his cell, Jacob was given a Bible -- and far away from home, this American soldier became a Christian.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: YWAM Publishing 2013

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Frank, Anne

Summary: "The only graphic biography of Anne Frank's diary that has been authorized by the Anne Frank Foundation and that uses text from the diary--it will introduce a new generation of young readers to this classic of Holocaust literature. This adaptation of AnneFrank's Diary of a Young Girl into a graphic version for a young readership, maintains the integrity and power of the original work. With...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2018

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 FRA
1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 940.5318 FRA

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