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Nielsen, Jennifer A

Summary: In 1942 sixteen-year-old Chaya Lindner is a Jewish girl living in Nazi-occupied Poland, a courier who smuggles food and documents to the isolated Jewish ghettos in southern Poland, depending on her forged papers and "Aryan" features--but when a mission goes wrong and many of her colleagues are arrested she finds herself on a journey to Warsaw, where an uprising is in the works.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

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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

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 CUR

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.

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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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Gratz, Alan

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Summary: Based on the life of Jack Gruener, this book relates his story of survival from the Nazi occupation of Krakow, when he was eleven, through a succession of concentration camps, to the final liberation of Dachau.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2013

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Gilbert, Joanne D.

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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

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

Minert, Roger P. (Roger Phillip)

Contents: Reverse alphabetical index -- Alphabetical index -- Reverse alphabetical index -- Alphabetical index

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: GRT Publications 2005

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19 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert ALSACE-LORRAINE
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert BADEN
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert BAVARIA
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert BRANDENBURG
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert BRAUNSCHWEIG
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert HANOVER
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert HESSE
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert KINGDOM OF SAXONY
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert MECKLENBURG
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert PALATINATE
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert POMERANIA
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert POSEN
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert PROVINCE OF SAXONY
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert RHINELAND
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert SILESIA
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert WEST PRUSSIA
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert WESTPHALIA
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert WURTTEMBERG

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2014

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION TAR

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lee & Low Books 2011

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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"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

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

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.

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 MIL

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Roy, Jennifer

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2015

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

Savit, Gavriel.

Summary: When her university professor father is sent by the Gestapo to a concentration camp, seven-year-old Anna travels the Polish countryside with the mysterious Swallow Man during World War II.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library/Penguin Random House 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC SAV

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1 available in Young Adult Audiobooks, Call number: YA CD FIC SAV

Sax, Aline.

Summary: Misha and his family do their best to survive in the appalling conditions of the Warsaw ghetto during World War II, and ultimately make a final, desperate stand against the Nazis.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC SAX

Ackerman, Diane.

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Summary: When Germany invaded Poland, bombers devastated Warsaw--and the city's zoo along with it. With most of their animals dead, zookeepers Jan and Antonina Zabinski began smuggling Jews into the empty cages. Another dozen "guests" hid inside the Zabinskis' villa, emerging after dark for dinner, socializing and, during rare moments of calm, piano concerts. Jan, active in the Polish resistance, kept...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Audiobooks America 2007

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Ackerman, Diane.

Summary: The true story of how the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands. When Germany invaded Poland, Stuka bombers devastated Warsaw--and the city's zoo along with it. With most of their animals dead, zookeepers Jan and Antonina Żabiński began smuggling Jews into empty cages. Another dozen "guests" hid inside the Żabińskis' villa, emerging after dark for dinner,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2007

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5 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 ACK

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 ACK

Copies Available at Fife Lake

2 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 ACK

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 Ack

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2004

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Summary: Follow a pair of carnivorous mermaid sisters drawn ashore to explore life on land in an alternate 1980s Poland. Their tantalizing siren songs and otherworldly auras make them overnight sensations as nightclub singers in the half-glam, half-decrepit world of Smoczynska's imagining. The director gives fierce teeth to her viscerally sensual, darkly feminist twist on Hans Christian Andersen's "The...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2017

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

Jenoff, Pam

Summary: Becoming a spy for the resistance after the Nazi's invade Poland, Emma Bau, taking on a new identity as a gentile, becomes a high-ranking Nazi official's assistant and, leading a double life, compromises her marriage vows, her safety, and the lives of those she loves for the cause.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mira Books 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC JEN

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

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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."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2019

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Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books/Holt 2002

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