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Wiebe, Kurtis J.

Summary: In 1940, as Calais, France, falls to the Germans during World War II, an American boy named Peter Panzerfaust rallies a group of orphans to work together to survive and find their way to safety.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Comics/Shadowline 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 PET

Jenoff, Pam

Summary: Inspired by true events, this novel tells a remarkable story of friendship and courage centered around three women and a ring of female secret agents during World War II.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Jenoff 2019

Chiaverini, Jennifer

Summary: After Wisconsin graduate student Mildred Fish marries brilliant German economist Arvid Harnack, she accompanies him to his German homeland, where a promising future awaits. In the thriving intellectual culture of 1930s Berlin, the newlyweds create a rich new life filled with love, friendships, and rewarding work--but the rise of a malevolent new political faction inexorably changes their fate....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHI

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CHI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHI

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CHI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Chiaverini 2019

Kelly, Martha Hall

1 hold on 10 copies

Summary: "On a September day in Manhattan in 1939, twenty-something Caroline Ferriday is consumed by her efforts to secure the perfect boutonniere for an important French diplomat and resisting the romantic advances of a married actor. Meanwhile across the Atlantic, Kasia Kuzmerick, a Polish Catholic teenager, is nervously anticipating the changes that are sure to come since Germany has declared war on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Kelly 2016

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

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

Jenoff, Pam

Summary: Grace Healey is rebuilding her life after losing her husband during the war. One morning while passing through Grand Central Terminal on her way to work, she finds an abandoned suitcase tucked beneath a bench. Unable to resist her own curiosity, Grace opens the suitcase, where she discovers a dozen photographs, each of a different woman. In a moment of impulse, Grace takes the photographs and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2019

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Steel, Danielle

Summary: "Capturing historical events, terrifying moments of danger, tragedy, the price of war, and the invincible spirit of a woman of honor, The Award is a monumental tale from one of our most gifted storytellers--Danielle Steel's finest, most emotionally resonant novel yet. Gaëlle de Barbet is sixteen years old in 1940 when the German army occupies France and frightening changes begin. She is shocked...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION STE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Steel 2016

Harding, Stephen

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: This book is The Nightingale meets All the Light We Cannot See, only it's all true--a thrilling wartime adventure story of downed American aviators rescued by French resistance fighters, taken to Nazi-occupied Paris, and hidden under the very noses of the Gestapo. Escape from Paris is the true story of a small group of U.S. aviators whose four B-17 Flying Fortresses were shot down over...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2019

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Summary: Based on a true story of British women working as undercover agents in France during WWII, this compelling series comes to a thrilling close in these final eight episodes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2011

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV WIS

Correa, Armando Lucas

Summary: "An unforgettable family saga exploring a hidden piece of World War II history and the lengths a mother will go to protect her children"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2020

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Eisner, Peter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. Morrow 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5337 EIS

Summary: Monsignor Renard tells the story of the German occupation of France during World War II through the eyes and experiences of a humble and extraordinary priest-- whose beliefs are tested to the breaking point.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2006

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV MON

Loftis, Larry

2 holds on 5 copies

Summary: "The extraordinary true story of Odette Sansom, the British spy who operated in occupied France and fell in love with her commanding officer during World War II--perfect for fans of Unbroken, The Boys in the Boat, and Code Girls."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 San

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2015

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

Hesse, Monica

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: In 1943 Nazi-occupied Amsterdam, teenage Hanneke--a 'finder' of black market goods--is tasked with finding a Jewish girl a customer had been hiding, who has seemingly vanished into thin air, and is pulled into a web of resistance activities and secrets as she attempts to solve the mystery and save the missing girl.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2016

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Chandler, Matt

Summary: "The true story of Lt. Robert Grimes running for his life as he evades being captured by Nazi soldiers. Robert Grimes escapes danger with help from the Comet Line, a resistance group that rescued Allied soldiers during WWII"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 940.54 CHA

Loftis, Larry

Summary: The year is 1942, and World War II is in full swing. Odette Sansom decides to follow in her war hero father's footsteps by becoming an SOE agent to aid Britain and her beloved homeland, France. Five failed attempts and one plane crash later, she finally lands in occupied France to begin her mission. As they successfully complete mission after mission, Peter and Odette fall in love. All the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Depicts the harrowing true story from World War II of the Nazis' efforts to develop an atom bomb and the Allies' desperate struggle to prevent it from happening. The series starts in Stockholm in 1933 as the German scientist Werner Heisenberg is awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics, and although considered unreliable by the Nazis, he is allowed into the secret Nazi nuclear energy project,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MHZ Networks Home Entertainment 2016

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Guiet, Daniel (Daniel C.)

Summary: "The astonishing untold story of the author's father, the lone American on a 4-person SOE commando team dropped behind German lines in France, whose epic feats of irregular warfare proved vital in keeping Nazi tanks away from Normandy after D-Day"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GUI

Furst, Alan

Summary: "After the Nazi victory over Poland in 1939, thousands of Poles were sent to Germany as slave laborers. From inside enemy territory, they found ways to get valuable information to resistance fighters in France. Paul Ricard, a French writer of detective novels, is drawn in to working in the resistance, as a spy against the Reich, and is charged with getting the information from the Polish...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC FUR

Kix, Paul

Summary: "A scion of one of the most storied families in France, Robert de La Rochefoucald was raised in magnificent chateaux and educated in Europe's finest schools. When the Nazis invaded and imprisoned his father, La Rochefoucald escaped to England and learned the dark arts of anarchy and combat--cracking safes and planting bombs and killing with his bare hands--from the officers of Special...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 LA ROCHEFOUCAULD, ROBERT DE KIX

Davis, Wes.

Summary: In the bleakest years of World War II, when it appeared that nothing could slow the German army, Hitler set his sights on the Mediterranean island of Crete, the ideal staging ground for German domination of the Middle East. But German command had not counted on the eccentric band of British intelligence officers who would stand in their way, conducting audacious sabotage operations in the very...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5421 DAV

Kelly, Martha Hall.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: An arresting, powerful debut novel inspired by the life of debutante turned unlikely WWII hero Caroline Ferriday. Kasia Kuzmerick, a Polish Catholic teenager, is nervously anticipating the changes that are sure to come since Germany has declared war on Poland. As tensions rise abroad - and in her personal life - Caroline's interest in aiding the war effort grows and she eventually comes to hear...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2016

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McDougall, Christopher

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 796 MCD