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Hale, Nathan

Summary: Presents a graphic novel retelling of the Doolittle Raid, an American aerial operation to bomb Tokyo during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2017

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Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR

Takei, George

Summary: Presents a graphic memoir detailing the author's experiences as a child prisoner in the Japanese-American internment camps of World War II, reflecting on the choices his family made in the face of institutionalized racism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Top Shelf Productions 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y GRAPHIC TAK

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 TAK

Chandler, Matt

Summary: "This is the true story of one man's bravery, ingenuity, and daring determination as he trekked thousands of feet up in the mountains. Readers will learn about the struggles Sven Somme endured as he eluded 900 German soldiers set out to capture him."--Publisher's website.

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 940.53 CHA

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "The most comprehensive collection ever assembled of World War II cartoon art. More than 90% of the cartoons and comics inside have not been seen since first publication"--Page 4 of cover

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 940.53 CAR

Yomtov, Nelson

Summary: "Story of men who tunneled to escape a German prisoner-of-war camp. Learn about the planners, task leaders, and key players of the escape from Stalag Luft III"--

Format: text

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

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Bagieu, Pénélope

Summary: With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist Penelope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Book Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 920 BAG

Summary: Theatrical newsreels, rare color footage, and propaganda films are all incorporated in this in-depth overview of the War in the Pacific. From Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor and America's response, to the battles that turned the tide. Maps out the battles leading to the surrender of the Japanese forces.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar, Inc. 2010

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

Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 WEI

Summary: General Casey of the U.S. Army Air Forces in England must fight congressional representatives and his own chain of command to be allowed to complete an important mission.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment 2007

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE COM

Lowry, Lois

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "From two-time Newbery medalist and living legend Lois Lowry comes a moving account of the lives lost in two of WWII's most infamous events: Pearl Harbor and Hiroshima. With evocative black-and-white illustrations by SCBWI Golden Kite Award winner KenardPak"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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Summary: Witnesses the tactical errors and fatal miscalculations of the Axis powers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2006

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

Yomtov, Nelson

Summary: "Experience the events that followed the Sobibor death camp prisoner's decision to escape. Readers will discover a powerful story of human courage and mankind's fierce will to live."--Publisher's website.

Format: text

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

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Guibert, Emmanuel.

Summary: Memoir of an American soldier fighting in Europe in World War II, done in the style of a graphic novel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 COPE, ALAN GUI

Gratz, Alan

Summary: On April 1, 1945 with the battle of Okinawa beginning, fourteen-year-old native Okinawan Hideki, drafted into the Blood and Iron Student Corps, is handed two grenades and told to go kill American soldiers; small for his age Hideki does not really want to kill anyone, he just wants to find his family, and his struggle across the island will finally bring him face-to-face with Ray, a marine in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

O'Reilly, Bill

Summary: Portrays the events of World War II in 1944, when escalating Pacific battles between the forces of General MacArthur and the Japanese army lead to the development of humanity's deadliest weapon and President Truman's impossible choice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2017

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Jordan, Jonathan W.

Summary: The story of the greatest "team of rivals" since the days of Lincoln. In a lifetime shaped by politics, President Franklin D. Roosevelt proved himself a master manipulator. But when war in Europe and Asia threatened America's shores, FDR found himself in a world turned upside down, where his friends became his foes, his enemies his allies. To help wage democracy's first "total war," he turned...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NAL Caliber, Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.917 JOR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.917 Jordan 2015

Hillenbrand, Laura.

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, on the ocean surface, a face appeared--Lt. Louis Zamperini. Captured by the Japanese and driven to the limits of endurance, Zamperini would answer desperation with ingenuity; suffering with hope, resolve, and humor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ZAMPERINI, LOUIS HIL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 HIL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 HIL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B ZAMPERINI HIL

Hillenbrand, Laura.

Summary: On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared. Then, on the ocean surface, the face of a young lieutenant appeared as he struggled to pull himself aboard a life raft. So began one of the most extraordinary odysseys of the Second World War as told by the author of "Seabiscuit."

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 ZAMPERINI, LOUIS HILLENBRAND

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 Zamperini 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD B ZAMPERINI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA 940.54 HIL

Hillenbrand, Laura.

Summary: On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, on the ocean surface, a face appeared--Lt. Louis Zamperini. Captured by the Japanese and driven to the limits of endurance, Zamperini would answer desperation with ingenuity; suffering with hope, resolve, and humor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2010

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Bissonette, Aimée M.

Summary: "This book retells the story of the 1964 air race between Americans Geraldine Mock and Joan Merriam Smith, the first two women to fly around the world"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 BIS

Thomas, Evan

Summary: An account of the Battle of Leyte Gulf in October 1944 is told through the commands of four naval leaders, including two American commanders and two Japanese admirals, and offers insight into how the war reflected profound cultural differences.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.5426 THO

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