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Cameron, Sharon

Summary: "In 1946, Eva leaves behind the rubble of Berlin for the streets of New York City, stepping from the fiery aftermath of one war into another, far colder one, where power is more important than principles, and lies are more plentiful than the truth. Eva holds the key to a deadly secret: Project Bluebird -- a horrific experiment of the concentration camps, capable of tipping the balance of world...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC CAM

Tóibín, Colm

Summary: In a provincial German city at the turn of the 20th century, a young boy, Thomas Mann, grows up with a conservative father, bound by propriety, and a Brazilian mother, alluring and unpredictable. Young Mann hides his artistic aspirations from his father, and his homosexual desires from everyone. He is infatuated with the son of one of the richest, most cultured Jewish families in Munich and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA FIC TOI

Tóibín, Colm

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: "The Magician opens at the turn of the twentieth century in a provincial German city where the young boy, Thomas Mann, grows up with a conservative, conventional father and a Brazilian mother, exotic and unpredictable, who will never fit in. He hides both his artistic aspirations and his homosexual desires from this father, and his sexuality from everyone. He longs for the charismatic,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC TOI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TOI
1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC TOI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TOI

Archer, Jeffrey

Summary: Embarking on a shared family life, Harry, Emma, Sebastian, and Jessica find their happiness challenged by Emma's brother's engagement to a fortune-seeker, Sebastian's hedonist pursuits, and a grudge-bearing enemy from the past who would destroy their careers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC ARC

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Archer 2013

Larson, Kirby.

Summary: In 1944 Hobie Hanson's father is flying B-24s in Europe, so Hobie decides to donate his beloved German shepherd, Duke, to Dogs for Defense in the hope that it will help end the war sooner--but when he learns that Duke is being trained for combat he is shocked, frightened and determined to get his dog back.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Rosenheim, Andrew.

Summary: A thriller set in the Depression-era years before World War II finds fledgling FBI Special Agent Jimmy Nessheim dispatched to infiltrate the pro-Nazi German-American Bund organization and discovering a sinister plot targeting the White House.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

Jenoff, Pam

Summary: Fleeing fascist Italy for America, young Adelia Montforte falls for Charlie Connally, but when war erupts and tragedy comes with it, she tries to lose herself in wartorn London.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MIRA 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P JEN

Rosenberg, Madelyn

Summary: In 1983 seventh-grader David Da-Wei Horowitz has a lot to worry about--his bar mitzvah is coming soon, his Jewish and Chinese grandmothers argue about everything, his teammates for the upcoming trivia contest, Scott and Hector, do not like each other, heis beginning to notice girls, and Scott has persuaded him to begin digging a fallout shelter just in case the Cold War heats up.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Tatlock, Ann.

Summary: The Great Depression and a strike at the grainmill greatly changes Virginia's life and outlook as her physician father begins to work with the unemployed and the strikers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolionas 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAT

Banks, Russell

Summary: Twenty-nine-year-old Vanessa Cole is a wild, stunningly beautiful heiress, the adopted only child of a highly regarded New York brain surgeon and his socialite wife. Twice married, Vanessa has been scandalously linked to any number of rich and famous men. But on the night of July 4, 1936, at her parents' country home in a remote Adirondack Mountain enclave known as The Reserve, two events...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAN

Rutledge, Lynda

Summary: 1938: The Great Depression lingers. Hitler is threatening Europe, and world-weary Americans long for wonder. They find it in two giraffes who miraculously survive a hurricane while crossing the Atlantic. What follows is a twelve-day road trip in a custom truck to deliver Southern California's first giraffes to the San Diego Zoo. Behind the wheel is the young Dust Bowl rowdy Woodrow Wilson...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2021

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Perry, Anne

Summary: "A personal trip turns perilous after the murder of a British spy in Washington, D.C., forces Elena Standish to face dark family secrets in this exciting 1930s mystery by bestselling author Anne Perry. On a family trip to Washington, D.C., Elena Standish is delighted to visit her mother's parents for their anniversary and celebrate with influential friends of her grandfather, a prominent...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2021

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC PER

Rutledge, Lynda

16 holds on 4 copies

Summary: 1938: The Great Depression lingers. Hitler is threatening Europe, and world-weary Americans long for wonder. They find it in two giraffes who miraculously survive a hurricane while crossing the Atlantic. What follows is a twelve-day road trip in a custom truck to deliver Southern California's first giraffes to the San Diego Zoo. Behind the wheel is the young Dust Bowl rowdy Woodrow Wilson...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2021

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Myers, Adele

12 holds on 9 copies

Summary: In 1946 North Carolina, seamstress Maddie Sykes, a dressmaker for Bright Leaf's most influential women--the wives of powerful tobacco executives, uncovers dangerous truths about this lucrative industry in a place where everyone depends on Big Tobacco to survive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Edgerton, Clyde

Summary: In post-war North Carolina, a member of a car-theft ring picks up an innocent nineteen-year-old Bible saleman and recognizes the young man as just the associate he needs--one who will believe he is working as an F.B.I. spy, one who will drive the cars he steals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EDG

Edgerton, Clyde

Summary: Preston Clearwater is scoring cash working a car-theft ring in post-World War II North Carolina. When he picks up 19-year-old Bible salesman Henry Dampier, Preston convinces the kid that he's an FBI spy. And before Henry knows what's up, he finds himself in way over his head with no apparent way out.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Pearsall, Shelley.

Summary: In 1945, thirteen-year-old Levi is sent to find the father he has not seen in three years, going from Chicago, to segregated North Carolina, and finally to Pendleton, Oregon, where he learns that his father's unit, the all-Black 555th paratrooper battalion, will never see combat but finally has a mission. Includes historical notes.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library/Random House Audio 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD PEA

Pearsall, Shelley.

Summary: In 1945, thirteen-year-old Levi is sent to find the father he has not seen in three years, going from Chicago, to segregated North Carolina, and finally to Pendleton, Oregon, where he learns that his father's unit, the all-Black 555th paratrooper battalion, will never see combat but finally has a mission. Includes historical notes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Makos, Adam

Summary: Adapted for young adults from the New York Times best-seller, this gripping true account of a WWII American tank gunner, who met his destiny in an armor duel and forged an enduring bond with his enemy, brings to life the perils of war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2022

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Hesse, Monica

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Haruko and Margot meet at the high school in Crystal City, a 'family internment camp' for those accused of colluding with the enemy. The teens discover that they are polar opposites in so many ways, except for one that seems to override all the others: the camp is changing them, day by day and piece by piece. Haruko finds herself consumed by fear for her soldier brother and distrust of her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Nielsen, Kim E.

Summary: Covers the entirety of U.S. disability history, from pre-1492 to the present. Disability is not just the story of someone we love or the story of whom we may become; rather it is undoubtedly the story of our nation. It places the experiences of people with disabilities at the center of the American narrative. In many ways, it's a familiar telling. In other ways, however, it is a radical...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2012

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Summary: Profiles baseball legends from the early years, fabulous fifties, and the modern era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MM & V 2000

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

Poe, Mayumi Shimose

Summary: On December 7, 1941, thirteen-year old Alice's life changes completely as she experiences an act of war, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and her father's imprisonment in a Japanese internment camp, leaving Alice and the rest of her family struggling to adjust to life without him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a capstone imprint 2019

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

Jarrow, Gail

Summary: On Halloween eve 1938, people across America gathered around the radio to listen to their favorite Sunday evening program. Expecting to hear the latest drama from Orson Welles's Mercury Theatre, many were alarmed when news bulletins interrupted the show. New Jersey had been rocked by mysterious explosions. The announcements continued, each more frantic than the last. An invading army's strange...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 791.44 JAR

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