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Cadbury, Deborah

11 holds on 3 copies

Summary: In 1933, as Hitler came to power, schoolteacher Anna Essinger hatched a daring and courageous plan: to smuggle her entire school out of Nazi Germany. Anna had read Mein Kampf and knew the terrible danger that Hitler's hate-fueled ideologies posed to her pupils. She knew that to protect them she had to get her pupils to the safety of England.But the safe haven that Anna struggled to create in a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Public Affairs 2022

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2020

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Trebinčević, Kenan

Summary: "Kenan loves drawing and playing soccer with his friends. He wants to be a famous athlete, hates it when his classmates trash his buck teeth by calling him 'Bugs Bunny,' and fights with his big brother, who's too busy and cool for him lately. Sometimes his parents drive him crazy, but he feels loved and protected--until the war ruins everything. Soon, Kenan's family is trapped in their home...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company 2021

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Nasaw, David

Summary: Documents the experiences and fates of the one million concentration camp survivors, POWs, slave laborers and political prisoners left in Germany after World War II who spent years as displaced refugees in unsupported, segregated, and poorly converted buildings while the world's nations refused shelter.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2020

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

Malkiel, Nancy Weiss

Summary: As the tumultuous decade of the 1960s ended, a number of very traditional, very conservative, highly prestigious colleges and universities in the United States and the United Kingdom decided to go coed, seemingly all at once, in a remarkably brief span of time. Coeducation met with fierce resistance. As one alumnus put it in a letter to his alma mater, "Keep the damned women out." Focusing on...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 378 MAL

Olson, Lynne

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "When the Nazi Blitzkrieg subjugated Europe in World War II, London became the safe haven for the leaders of seven occupied countries--France, Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg, Norway, Czechoslovakia and Poland--who fled there to avoid imprisonment and set up governments in exile to commandeer their resistance efforts. The lone hold-out against Hitler's offensive, Britain became a beacon of hope to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 OLS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 OLS

Wiles, Deborah

Summary: "IMAGINE: You are a student in America. You are protesting a war. Or maybe you are just walking to class. The National Guard is called onto your campus. Imagine you are a young guardsman. The protest grows stronger. So does the confusion, the chaos, the fear. The guardsmen open fire. Imagine this is your school. Imagine this is your town. Imagine this is your country. Imagine American troops...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC WIL

Summary: "For the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower's arrival, a landmark collection of firsthand accounts charting the history of the English newcomers and their fateful encounters with the region's native peoples. For centuries the story of the Pilgrims and the Mayflower has been told and retold -- the landing at Plymouth Rock and the first Thanksgiving, and the decades that followed, as the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973 PLY

Lichtenstein, Jonathan

Summary: "In 1939, Jonathan Lichtenstein's father Hans escaped Nazi-occupied Berlin as a child refugee on the Kindertransport. Almost every member of his family died after Kristallnacht, and, arriving in England to make his way in the world alone, Hans turned his back on his German Jewish culture. Growing up in post-war rural Wales where the conflict was never spoken of, Jonathan and his siblings were...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown Spark 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 LIC

Turke, Rosemarie Lengsfeld

Summary: "Set against a backdrop of Adolf Hitler's rise to power, the reign of Nazi Germany, and the entire course of World War II in Europe, American Shoes recounts the tumultuous childhood of a young American girl and her family trapped within a country that turned against itself, where human decency eroded and then vaporized. Forced to grow up in the midst of endemic fear stoked by a ravenous madman,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Beyond Words 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 TUR
1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 TUR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: YA 940.53 TUR

Brimner, Larry Dane

Summary: The author recounts the real-life events leading up to and surrounding the 1931 Superior Court of California school desegregation case of Roberto Alvarez v. the Board of Trustees of the Lemon Grove School District, Lemon Grove, California.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek an imprint of Boyds Mills & Kane 2021

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

Lajimodiere, Denise K.

Summary: Education professor Denise Lajimodiere's interest in American Indian boarding school survivors stories evolved from recording her father and other family members speaking of their experiences. The journey to record survivors stories led her through the Dakotas and Minnesota and into the personal and private space of boarding school survivors. While there, she heard stories that they had never...

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Publisher / Publication Date: North Dakota State University Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.829 LAJ

Summary: Examines immigration policy under both the Trump and Obama administrations, investigates the origins of zero tolerance, and reveals the journeys and voices of children who were separated from their parents.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SEP

Ureneck, Lou

Summary: In September 1922, the richest city of the Mediterranean was burned, and countless numbers of Christian refugees killed. The city was Smyrna, and the event was the final episode of the 20th Century’s first genocide — the slaughter of three million Armenians, Greeks and Assyrians of the Ottoman Empire. The slaughter at Smyrna occurred as warships of the great powers stood by — the United States,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.1 URE

Summary: On the Bowery: A documentary film of men living on the Bowery. Depicts life inside the bars and on the sidewalks, the alcoholism and unemployment and life on the streets. Good times, wonderful times: This antiwar film predated Viet Nam, but had great impact in the sixties. The film cuts between documentary war footage and extemporized conversations.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Milestone Film & Video 2012

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

Summary: Dutch Architecture and Design in the making.

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Publisher / Publication Date: NAi Publishers 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 745.4 TAN

Wong, Kent

Summary: A Chinese expatriate tells his story of escaping the hardship and repression of Mao's Cultural Revolution by joining the dissident underground, swimming miles across open water to Hong Kong, and eventually moving to the United States as a refugee.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WONG, KENT WON

Summary: "In photographs and remembrances, Children of Manzanar captures the experiences of some of the nearly four thousand children and young adults held at Manzanar during World War II under Executive Order 9066, an act that authorized the U.S. Army to undertake the rapid removal of more than one hundred thousand Japanese and Japanese Americans from the West Coast."--P. [4] of cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Heyday 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 CHI

Summary: In 1013 AD England when Denmark and England are fighting for the throne, Young Thorfinn joins a group of Viking mercenaries led by his father's slayer determined to avenge his father's death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: BLU-RAY ANIME VIN

LeZotte, Ann Clare

Summary: Three years after being kidnapping from her home in Martha's Vineyard, fourteen-year-old Mary Lambert receives a letter from Nora O'Neal, a servant in the house where she was held, who tells her of an eight-year-old girl where she is now employed whom Nora believes to be a deaf-mute, but who is being treated as insane, and asks Mary to come and teach the nameless child; a little scared, but...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Lin, Jeremy Atherton

Summary: Strobing lights and dark rooms; throbbing house and drag queens on counters; first kisses, last call: the gay bar has long been a place of solidarity and sexual expression—whatever your scene, whoever you’re seeking. But in urban centers around the world, they are closing, a cultural demolition that has Jeremy Atherton Lin wondering: What was the gay bar? How have they shaped him? And could...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.766 LIN

Lichtblau, Eric.

Summary: "The shocking story of how America became one of the world's safest postwar havens for Nazis. Until recently, historians believed America gave asylum only to key Nazi scientists after World War II, along with some less famous perpetrators who managed to sneak in and who eventually were exposed by Nazi hunters. But the truth is much worse, and has been covered up for decades: the CIA and FBI...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 324.1 LIC

Eire, Carlos M. N.

Summary: A survivor of the Cuban Revolution recounts his pre-war childhood as the religiously devout son of a judge, and describes the conflict's violent and irrevocable impact on his friends, family, and native home.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972.91 EIR

Patrick, Denise Lewis

Summary: The A Girl Named series tells the stories of how ordinary American girls grew up to be extraordinary American women. Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger in 1955, but how did she come to be so brave?

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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