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Summary: The story of a Catholic war profiteer, Oskar Schindler, who risked his life and went bankrupt in order to save more than 1,000 Jews from certain death in concentration camps. He employed Jews in his crockery factory manufacturing goods for the German army. At the same time he tries to stay solvent with the help of a Jewish accountant and negotiates business with a vicious Nazi commandant who...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2004

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA SCH

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD S

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Cameron, Sharon

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Summary: Sixteen-year-old Catholic Stefania Podgórska has worked in the Diamant family's grocery store for four years, even falling in love with one of their sons, Izio; but when the Nazis came to Przemyl, Poland, the Jewish Diamants are forced into the ghetto (and worse) but Izio's brother Max manages to escape, and Stefania embarks on a dangerous course--protecting thirteen Jews in her attic, caring...

Format: text

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

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Cameron 2020

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Zookeeper's 2017

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ZOO

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ZOO RATED PG-13

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Zo

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

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

Mazzeo, Tilar J.

Summary: The "extraordinary and gripping account of Irena Sendler--the "female Oskar Schindler"--who took staggering risks to save 2,500 children from death and deportation in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II"--Dust jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2016

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

Summary: Romek is a Jewish boy from Krakow hiding out with a rural Catholic family in Poland in 1943. Romek soons finds himself in an ackward position with the other children of the village, who don't know whether to view the newcomer as a friend or rival. In a catechism class taught by a local priest, Ramek meets Marka, a local thirteen-year-old whose romantic interest sparks some twists that include...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Edges 2005

Roy, Jennifer

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2015

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

Vinke, Hermann

Summary: Tells the life story of the German army captain who began as a strong supporter of Hitler and changed to a rescuer of Jews and others after witnessing Nazi brutalities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Star Bright Books 2018

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

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

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

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Ackerman, Diane.

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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,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2007

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Ackerman, Diane.

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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Lobel, Anita.

Summary: The author, known as an illustrator of children's books, describes her experiences as a Polish Jew during World War II and for years in Sweden afterwards.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books 1998

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

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

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

Summary: Nicky's Family tells the nearly forgotten story of Nicholas Winton, an Englishman who organized the rescue of 669 Czech and Slovak children just before the outbreak of World War II.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Edmonds, Chris (Christopher Waring)

Summary: "Part contemporary detective story, part World War II historical narrative, No Surrender is theinspiring truestory of Roddie Edmonds, a Knoxville-born enlistee who risked his life during the final days of World War II to save others from murderous Nazis, and the lasting effects his actions had on thousands of lives--then and now. Captured in the Battle of the Bulge, Master Sergeant Roddie...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 EDMONDS, RODDIE EDM

Sais, Peter

Summary: "Caldecott Honoree and Sibert Medalist Peter Sais honors a man who saved hundreds of children from the Nazis. In 1938, twenty-nine-year-old Nicholas Winton saved the lives of almost 700 children trapped in Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia-a story he never told and that remained unknown until an unforgettable TV appearance in the 1980s reunited him with some of the children he saved. Czech-American...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton Young Readers, an imprint of W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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

Barber, Terry

Contents: The Nazis' rise to power -- The Holocaust -- Schindler's business -- Schindler's vows -- Schindler's plan -- Schindler's list -- Schindler's factory -- After the war -- Glossary -- Talking about the book.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grass Roots Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SCHINDLER, OSKAR BAR

Summary: This documentary tells the story of Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara, consul to Lithuania during World War II. Sugihara defied Tokyo authorities and wrote transit visas that allowed hundreds of Jewish families to flee Europe through Russia to Japan and other countries. Includes home movies, photographs, film footage, and interviews with Holocaust survivors who owe their lives to Chiune Sugihara.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2005

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

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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1 available in Adult, Call number: B ZIJL ZIJ

Crowe, David.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Westview 2004

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

Anthony, David

Summary: The heroes' baseball team, the Traverse City Salmon, are playing the Garden City Sprouts in the little league championship game. The Sprouts throw a curve ball and turn into pinch-hitting plant monsters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sigil Pub. 2009

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC ANT

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ANT

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

Friedman, Henry

Summary: "When the family was liberated by the Russians after eighteen months in hiding, Henry, at age fifteen, was emaciated and too weak to walk. The Friedmans eventually made their way to a displaced persons camp in Austria where Henry quickly learned to wheel and deal, seducing women of various ages and nationalities, and mastering the intricacies of the black market. In I'm No Hero, he faces with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Washington Press 1999

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

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