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Crippa, Luca

3 holds on 4 copies

Summary: "Wilhelm Brasse: "I looked death in the eyes. I did it fifty thousand times..." When Germany invaded Poland in 1939, photographer Wilhelm Brasse was sent to Auschwitz. His inability to condone the Third Reich and swear allegiance to Hitler landed him at one of the deadliest concentration camps of WWII. There, he was forced to record the camp's atrocities. From 1940-1945, Brasse took more than...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Portrait photographer Elsa Dorfman found her medium in 1980: the larger-than-life Polaroid Land 20x24 camera. For the next thirty-five years she captured the surfaces of those who visited her Massachusetts studio: families, Beat poets, rock stars, and Harvard notables.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Allen, John

Summary: Presents the life and accomplishments of the famed chemist, from her education at the Sorbonne in Paris to her work in radioactivity and her scientific accolades.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ReferencePoint Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT 921 Leyson 2013

Milani, Alice

Summary: "A graphic account of a pioneering scientist who conducted innovative research on radioactivity. Marie Curie (1867-1934) was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the only person to win a Nobel Prize in two different sciences, and first woman to become a professor at the University of Paris."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA 741.5 MIL

Gilbert, Joanne D.

Summary: "Four stories of Polish women who resisted the Nazis during World War II"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 920 GIL

Vaughan, Marcia K.

Summary: "The story of Irena Sendler, a Polish Catholic social worker who helped rescue nearly 2500 Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II. Includes afterword, author's note, sources, and glossary"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lee & Low Books 2011

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

Miller, Irene

Summary: Irene Miller relates the story of her family's survival during the Holocaust. The family was stranded in a frozen field outside of Warsaw, Poland when the man hired to help them escape instead cheated and robbed them. The family struggled to survive as they become separated, reunited, and ultimately sent to a Siberian work camp.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive, University of Michigan--Dearborn 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 MIL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Mil

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 940.53 LEY

Kramer, Clara

Summary: Polish-born Kramer, president of the Holocaust Resource Foundation at Kean University, recounts her life as a frightened, hungry teenager during the Holocaust who, along with her family, was rescued by righteous gentiles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 KRAMER, CLARA KRA

Bornstein, Michael

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: In 1945, in a now-famous piece of World War II archival footage, four-year-old Michael Bornstein was filmed by Soviet soldiers as he was carried out of Auschwitz in his grandmother's arms. Here is the unforgettable story of how a father's courageous wit, a mother's fierce love, and one perfectly timed illness saved Michael's life, and how others in his family from Zarki, Poland, dodged death at...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2017

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Roy, Jennifer

Summary: "Tells Irena Sendler's story of saving 2,500 children during the Holocaust"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Fairweather, Jack

Summary: "Occupied Warsaw, Summer 1940: Witold Pilecki, a Polish underground operative, accepted a mission to uncover the fate of thousands interned at a new concentration camp, report on Nazi crimes, raise a secret army, and stage an uprising. The name of the camp -- Auschwitz. Over the next two and half years, and under the cruelest of conditions, Pilecki's underground sabotaged facilities,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus 2021

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 921 PIL

Bikont, Anna.

Summary: "The devastating story of Jedwabne, which was the basis of Jan Gross's controversial Neighbors (2001). Based on the author's encounters with witnesses, survivors, murderers, and their helpers between 2000 and 2004, The Crime and the Silence raises important questions about the responsibility of Poles for the Holocaust"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 BIK

Marrin, Albert

Summary: A Polish Jew on the eve of World War II, Janusz Korczak turned down opportunities for escape in order to stand by the children in his orphanage as they became confined to the Warsaw Ghetto. Dressing them in their Sabbath finest, he led their march to the trains and ultimately perished with his children in Treblinka. Marrin examines not just Korczak's life but his ideology of children: that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Dando-Collins, Stephen

Summary: "Oflag 64, a World War II prisoner of war (POW) camp based in Schubin, Poland, was speculated to be one of the only POW camps set up exclusively for U.S. Army ground component officers. About 150 American officers lived in the camp in 1943, and by 1945, that number had expanded to 1,500. When the German commandant Colonel Fritz Schneider received orders to march all of his prisoners to west...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.54 DAN

McClafferty, Carla Killough

Summary: Meet Manya Sklodowska, better known today as Marie Curie, the co-discoverer of radium, and who became the first woman awarded the Nobel prize for her work on the discovery. Learn what life was like for Marie, and the effect her discovery had on the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Draws on interviews with three women who recount their experiences as child survivors of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Nazi death camp.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 1998

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books/Holt 2002

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

Down, Susan Brophy.

Summary: Irena Sendler was born into a Catholic family in Poland in 1910. Throughout the German occupation in World War II, Irena worked tirelessly to help save Polands Jews from the Nazi horror. Irena saved at least 2,500 Jewish children from certain death during the Holocaust. By the time of her death in 2008, Irena had been honored by the governments of Poland and Israel, Pope John Paul II, and many...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H. Hamilton 1993

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 820.9 WRI

Szpilman, Władysław.

Summary: A Jewish pianist's real-life account of survival in World War II Warsaw. Separated in a mêlée, he fights to rejoin his family as they board the death train, but police block him. "Papa!" he cries. The father waves, "as if I were setting out into life and he was already greeting me from beyond the grave."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 SZPILMAN, WLADYSLAW SZP

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