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Postorino, Rosella

6 holds on 3 copies

Summary: Forced to risk her life every day as a taster at Hitler's secret headquarters, Rosa and a growing sisterhood of involuntary women conscripts navigate Nazi fanatics, an SS guard's unwanted attentions, and the escalating war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2019

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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: A young Jewish boy escapes the ghetto and finds a group of resistance fighters in the forests of Poland, and he must determine if he has what it takes to survive the Nazis and fight back.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2016

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Gratz, Alan

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Based on the life of Jack Gruener, this book relates his story of survival from the Nazi occupation of Krakow, when he was eleven, through a succession of concentration camps, to the final liberation of Dachau.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J Fiction Gra

Tarshis, Lauren.

Summary: A young Jewish boy escapes the ghetto and finds a group of resistance fighters in the forests of Poland, and he must determine if he has what it takes to survive the Nazis and fight back.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION TAR

Sax, Aline.

Summary: Misha and his family do their best to survive in the appalling conditions of the Warsaw ghetto during World War II, and ultimately make a final, desperate stand against the Nazis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC SAX

George, K. (Kallie)

Summary: The charming first book in a new early-reader series, starring the spirited and outspoken Anne Shirley as she first arrives at Green Gables. Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert need help on their farm, so they've adopted what they hope will be a sturdy, helpful boy. Instead, Matthew finds Anne awaiting him at the train station imaginative, brash, redheaded Anne-with-an-e. With her place at the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 2018

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Savit, Gavriel.

Summary: When her university professor father is sent by the Gestapo to a concentration camp, seven-year-old Anna travels the Polish countryside with the mysterious Swallow Man during World War II.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library/Penguin Random House 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Audiobooks, Call number: YA CD FIC SAV

Hesse, Karen.

Summary: Two Jewish sisters, escapees of the infamous Warsaw ghetto, devise a plan to thwart an attempt by the Gestapo to intercept food bound for starving people behind the dark Wall.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2004

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Summary: The deep forests of Poland and Belorussia are the domain of the occuping Germans during World War II. The three Bielski brothers go into the forests and find the impossible task of foraging for food, weapons and survival, not just for themselves but for a large mass of fleeing Polish Jews from the German war machine. The brothers, living with the fear of discovery must contend with neighboring...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DEF RATED R

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA DEF

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD FIC DEF

Jenoff, Pam

Summary: Becoming a spy for the resistance after the Nazi's invade Poland, Emma Bau, taking on a new identity as a gentile, becomes a high-ranking Nazi official's assistant and, leading a double life, compromises her marriage vows, her safety, and the lives of those she loves for the cause.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira Books 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC JEN

Dumon Tak, Bibi.

Summary: An orphaned Syrian brown bear cub is adopted by Polish soldiers during World War II and serves for five years as their mischievous mascot in Iran and Italy. Based on a true story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers 2011

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

Shepard, Jim

Summary: "Aron, [a child living in World War II Poland], is an engaging if peculiar and unhappy young boy whose family is driven by the German onslaught from the Polish countryside into Warsaw and slowly battered by deprivation, disease, and persecution ... When his family is finally stripped away from him, Aron is rescued by Janusz Korczak, a doctor renowned throughout prewar Europe as an advocate of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred. A. Knopf 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHE

Choldenko, Gennifer

Summary: Moose Flanagan, who lives on Alcatraz along with his family and the families of the other prison guards, is frightened when he discovers that noted gangster Al Capone, a prisoner there, wants a favor in return for the help that he secretly gave Moose.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2009

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

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JFIC CHO

Koons, Jon.

Summary: The villagers of Chelm, in the rabbi's absence, send a messenger to a nearby village in order to be reminded how to prepare for the coming Hanukkah.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 2004

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC KOO

Avi

Summary: Patryk and Jurek are as much friends as rivals in the small Russian-occupied Polish village where they live. When, in August 1914, Patryk finds an old button on the forest floor, Jurek becomes wildly jealous. Not long after, World War I comes to Poland, bringing one invading army after another to the village. Jurek devises an exciting dare among the seven boys in their pack: whoever steals the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION AVI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC AVI

Krajewski, Marek

Summary: "1927, Breslau, Poland: Two elaborate and sadistic murders are discovered within days of each other. The body of an unknown musician, bound and gagged, is found in the walls of a shoemaker's workshop--he's been sealed in alive. Elsewhere in the city, the mutilated body of a locksmith is found. Next to each victim is a torn-out calendar page, with the day of the death marked in blood. Nothing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Krajewski 2013

Roy, Jennifer Rozines

Summary: From 1939, when Syvia is four and a half years old, to 1945 when she has just turned ten, a Jewish girl and her family struggle to survive in Poland's Lodz ghetto during the Nazi occupation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish 2006

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC ROY

Upjohn, Rebecca

Summary: Anton, laughed at and called a fool in his small village, proves himself a hero when he hides a Jewish family from the Nazis during the Holocaust.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Second Story Press 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E UPJ

Thoene, Bodie

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

Witterick, J. L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2013

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Kelly, Martha Hall

2 holds on 11 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

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Orlev, Uri

Summary: Based on the true story of a nine-year-old boy who escapes the Warsaw Ghetto and must survive throughout the war in the Nazi-occupied Polish countryside.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ORL

Miloszewski, Zygmunt

Summary: It is spring 2009, and prosecutor Teodor Szacki is no longer working in Warsaw--he has said goodbye to his family and to his career in the capital and moved to Sandomierz, a picturesque town full of churches and museums. Hoping to start a "brave new life," Szacki instead finds himself investigating a strange murder case in surroundings both alien and unfriendly. The victim is found brutally...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bitter Lemon 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIL