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Hood, Susan

Summary: In 1940, a group of British children, their escorts, and some sailors struggle to survive in a lifeboat when the ship taking them to safety in Canada is torpedoed. Includes historical notes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HOO

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC HOO

Arato, Rona.

Summary: In a story based on the life of the author's husband, little Paul and his family, Hungarian Jews, are sent to Bergen-Belsen, survive many hardships, are put on a train to nowhere, and rescued by American soldiers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Owlkids 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Thomas, Julia

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "On the island of Guernsey, as WWII looms, many islanders make the heartbreaking choice to ship their children to safety in England, not knowing when (or if) they will be reunited. Acting on faith, Ava and Joseph Simon reluctantly send their 9-year-old son Henry and four-year-old daughter Catherine with their children's teacher Helen, who will escort them to the mainland. But Helen's sister...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Carcaterra, Lorenzo.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Alexandra, Belinda.

Summary: "From internationally bestselling author Belinda Alexandra comes a sweeping, emotional journey that depicts vividly the powerful lifelong bond between mothers and daughters"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALE

Alison, Rosie.

Summary: s Hitler prepares to invade Poland, many children are evacuated from London to escape the impending Blitz. Torn from her mother, eight-year-old Anna Sands is relocated with other children to a large Yorkshire estate. This title tells a story of love, loss and complicated loyalties, combining a narrative with subtle psychological observation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Washington Square Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALI

Carcaterra, Lorenzo.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Kraus, Otto B.

Summary: Alex Ehren is poet, a prisoner, and a teacher in block 31 in Auschwitz-Birkenau, also known as the Children's Block. He spends his days trying to survive and illegally giving lessons to his young charges, all while shielding them as best he can from the impossible horrors of the camp. But trying to teach the children is not the only illicit activity that Alex is involved in. Alex is keeping a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KRA

Meissner, Susan

Summary: "Present day, Oxford, England. Young American scholar Kendra Van Zant, eager to pursue her vision of a perfect life, interviews Isabel McFarland just when the elderly woman is ready to give up secrets about the war that she has kept for decades--beginning with who she really is. What Kendra receives from Isabel is both a gift and a burden--one that will test her convictions and her heart"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION MEI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Meissner 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P MEI

Newman, Janis Cooke

Summary: "Set in 1942 New York and Berlin, "A Master Plan for Rescue "is an enchanting novel about the life-giving powers of storytelling, and the heroism that can be inspired by love. In essence, it is two love stories. It is the story of a child who worships his parents, then loses his father to an accident and his mother to her resulting grief. And it is the story of a young man who stumbles into the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2015

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Polak, Monique.

Summary: Anneke, a Dutch Jewish teenager, is sent with her family to Theresienstadt, a "model" concentration camp, where she confronts great evil and learns to do what it takes to survive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker

Summary: When Ada's clubfoot is surgically fixed at last, she knows for certain that she's not what her mother said she was--damaged, deranged, crippled mentally as well as physically. She's not a daughter anymore, either. What is she? World War II continues, and Ada and her brother, Jamie, are living with their loving legal guardian, Susan, in a borrowed cottage on the estate of the formidable Lady...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Stone, Phoebe

Summary: During World War II, Felicity Bathburn is living in Bottlebay, Maine, with her eccentric relatives and their foster child Derek, whom she has grown to love, but when a man claiming to be Derek's true father arrives and starts asking all sorts of strange questions Felicity becomes suspicious of his motives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Morosinotto, Davide

Summary: "Twins Viktor and Nadya are twelve years old when Hitler's Germany declares war on the Soviet Union. With little notice, the city's children are evacuated on trains that are meant to take them to safety. Shockingly, Viktor and Nadya are separated, and disaster befalls them both. As the terrible confilect rages, each embarks on a desperate race across snow and ice, struggling through the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Sem-Sandberg, Steve

Summary: "The Am Spiegelgrund clinic, in glittering Vienna, masqueraded as a well-intentioned reform school for wayward boys and girls and a home for chronically ill children. The reality, however, was very different: in the wake of Germany's annexation of Austria on the eve of World War II, its doctors, nurses, and teachers created a monstrous parody of the institution's benign-sounding brief. The Nazi...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SEM

Courtenay, Bryce

Summary: Story of Peekay, an English boy, living in South Africa during World War II whose dream is to become a winner.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Steel, Danielle

Summary: "When U.S. troops occupy Germany, friends Jakob and Emmanuelle are saved from the terrible fate of so many in the camps. With the help of sponsors, they make their way to New York. In order not to be separated, they allow their friendship to blossom into love and marriage, and start a new life on the Lower East Side, working at grueling, poorly paid jobs. Decades later, through talent, faith,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print in association with Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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: DVD 709 WOR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

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

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Warren, Andrea

Summary: "A biography of Norman Mineta, from his internment as a child in Heart Mountain Internment Camp during World War II, through his political career including serving in Congress for ten terms during which time he was instrumental in getting the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 passed which provided reparations and an apology to those who were interned"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret Ferguson Books, Holiday House 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hesse, Monica

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Grady, Cynthia

Summary: In 1942, children's librarian Clara Breed discovers that her young Japanese-American patrons are being relocated and gives them stamped and addressed postcards so they can write to her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 GRA

Edsel, Robert M.

Summary: "As the most destructive war in history ravaged Europe, many of the world's most cherished cultural objects were in harm's way. The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History recounts the astonishing true story of eleven men and one woman who risked their lives amidst the bloodshed of World War II to preserve churches, libraries, monuments, and works of art that for centuries defined the heritage of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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Hesse, Monica

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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

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