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Larson, Kirby

Summary: In 1940s New Orleans, Fish Elliot is a polio-survivor with a knack for inventing and building things, and his African American neighbor Olympia is a girl with a talent for messing things up, but they are united in an effort to save a starving stray dog they call Liberty--and when Liberty is caged by a nasty farmer, they find an unlikely ally in a German prisoner of war, Erich, who is not much...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LAR

Smith, Roland

Summary: Nick endures servitude, beatings, and more after his British father's plantation in Burma is invaded by the Japanese in 1941, and when his father and others are taken prisoner and Nick is stranded with his friend Mya, they plan a daring escape on elephants, risking their lives to save Nick's father and Mya's brother from a Japanese prisoner of war camp.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/Hyperion Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SMI

Turtledove, Harry.

Summary: Following the December 7, 1941 Japanese assault on U.S. naval forces in Pearl Harbor, Japanese forces invade Hawaii, planning to use the islands' resources to launch an offensive against the western coast of the continental United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TUR

Elliott, Kate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orbit 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ELL

Young, Thomas W.

Summary: When their plane is shot down in a blizzard while transporting an important Taliban detainee, navigator Michael Parson and Army interpreter Sergeant Gold fight for survival in the harsh terrain of Afghanistan, where they struggle to outmaneuver terrorists and dubiously trustworthy villagers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YOU

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Young 2010

Burgan, Michael

Summary: "The epic story of William Ash and the escape from Stalag Luft III German POW camp during World War II"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Salisbury, Graham.

Summary: Zenji Watanabe, seventeen, is sent from Hawaii to the Philippines to spy on the Japanese during World War II and, after he is captured and tortured, must find a way to survive months of being lost in the jungle behind enemy lines.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books, an imprint of Random House Children's Books 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC SAL

Pratt, James Michael.

Summary: Twin brothers from Depression-era Oklahoma fall in love with the same girl, and one of them marries her, creating an unbridgeable rift between them--a rift that is widened further yet by their experiences as prisoners of war in the Pacific.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PRA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PRA

Thayer, Steve.

Summary: Wrongfully labeled a chief suspect after a shooting by a long-range sniper, deputy sheriff and former wartime army ranger P.A. Pennington realizes an old nemesis, Nazi colonel Christian Wolfgang Stangl, has returned.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam's 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Thaye

Abé, Shana.

Summary: While working for the summer at Tranquility, a heartbroken Lora is persuaded by Armand, son of the mad Duke of Idylling, to use her newfound magical abilities to rescue his brother Aubrey from a German prison.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

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

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1 available in Young Adult Audiobooks, Call number: YA CD Fiction Abe 2013

Fesperman, Dan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FES

Humphreys, Helen

Summary: The story of James, a pilot struggling to survive in a German POW camp, his young war-bride, Rose, back in England trying to make sense of her life, and his sister, whose own story is also rewritten by the tragedies of WWII.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HUM

Hannah, Kristin

2 holds on 18 copies

Summary: Lenora Allbright is 13 when her father convinces her mother, Cora, to forgo their inauspicious existence in Seattle and move to Kaneq, AK. It's 1974, and the former Vietnam POW sees a better future away from the noise and nightmares that plague him. Having been left a homestead by a buddy who died in the war, Ernt is secure in his beliefs, but never was a family less prepared for the reality of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAN

Bass, Rick

Summary: When Sam Houston organizes an attack into Mexico, the gloryseeking Texans are overwhelmed. Captured, they face the terrible Diezmo--a game of chance that ensures every 10th man will be killed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAS

Thomas, Edwin

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

Gerard, Cindy

Summary: Believing her husband had been killed in action in Afghanistan four years earlier, Jess Albert must let go of the new love in her life and try to heal her physically and emotionally broken husband, who has no memory of their history together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GER

Garlock, Dorothy.

Summary: Olivia Marsten is unable to deny her feelings for Peter Becker, an escaped POW who wants to spend every moment he can with her before he must turn himself in, threatening the fragile future they are trying to build.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GAR

Shipman, James D

Summary: "Based on the true story of General Patton's clandestine unauthorized raid on a World War II POW camp. March, 1945. Allied forces are battle-worn but wearily optimistic. Russia's Red Army is advancing hard on Germany from the east, bolstering Allied troops moving in from the west and north. Soon, surely, Axis forces must accept defeat. Yet for Captain Jim Curtis, each day is a reminder of how...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2019

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Wein, Elizabeth.

Summary: When young American pilot Rose Justice is captured by Nazis and sent to Ravensbrück, the notorious women's concentration camp, she finds hope in the impossible through the loyalty, bravery, and friendship of her fellow prisoners.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2013

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Wein 2013

Keneally, Thomas.

Summary: "Based on true events, this beautifully rendered novel from the author of Schindler's List and The Daughters of Mars brilliantly explores a World War II prison camp, where Japanese prisoners resolve to take drastic action to wipe away their shame. Alice is a young woman living on her father-in-law's farm on the edge of an Australian country town, while her husband is held prisoner in Europe....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEN

Davies, Peter Ho

Summary: At the height of World War II, a forbidden romance blossoms between seventeen-year-old Esther Evans, the daughter of a Welsh shepherd, and Karsten Simmering, a troubled young German POW, who questions what he has been fighting for.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Dav

Griffin, W. E. B.

Summary: "They were the leaders, the men who made the decisions that changed the outcome of battles and the fate of continents. No they led America's finest against her most relentless enemy deep in the jungles of Southeast Asia." -- Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jove Books 1991

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRI

Tallis, F. R

Summary: When a German submarine collects two prisoners from a vessel located off the Icelandic coast, one of the prisoners, a British submarine commander, goes rogue, setting in motion a series of shocking, brutal events that seem to be linked to the supernatural.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Crime 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAL

Ernst, Kathleen

Summary: Caroline and her mother make a dangerous journey across Lake Ontario to the British fort where Papa is being held prisoner. When Mama isn't allowed to see Papa, it's up to Caroline to pass a secret message to him--right under the nose of a British guard! She hopes desperately that Papa will understand her message and make an escape. But can she get to him in time? The illustrated "Looking Back"...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Publishing 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC ERN

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