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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

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

Whitman, Sylvia

Summary: Explores the experiences of children living in the United States during World War II, including writing V-mail to soldiers, participating in air raid drills, planting Victory Gardens, buying stamps for war bonds, and gathering cooking grease and scrap metal for making bombs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Books 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53161 WHI

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

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

Hughes, Shirley

Summary: "Florence, Italy, 1944: The city is under heavy Nazi occupation, but for thirteen-year-old Paolo, war is a long and boring wait. Too young to fight for the resistance, yet desperate for action and adventure, he sneaks out each night to ride his bicycle along the darkened city streets. For Paolo, the risk is thrilling. But when he is accosted by Partisans--covert members of the anti-Nazi...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2013

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

Summary: A 12-year orphan boy works for the Soviet Union's Red Army during World War II, undertaking dangerous reconnaissance missions behind enemy lines.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN IVA

Wicks, Ben.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1988

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5316 WIC

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC HOO

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

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 1996

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Courtenay 1996

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P COU

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1985

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 941.084 CHI

Brady, Tim

Summary: General Omar Bradley said of him, "I have never known a braver man or a more devoted soldier." But for much of his life, Theodore Roosevelt's son Ted seemed born to live in his father's shadow. With the same wide smile, winning charm, and vigorous demeanor, Ted possessed limitless potential, with even the White House within his reach. In the First World War, Ted braved gunfire and gas attacks...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 ROOSEVELT, THEODORE BRA

Russell, Jan Jarboe

Summary: The dramatic and never-before-told story of a secret FDR-approved American internment camp in Texas during World War II; where thousands of families, many US citizens, were incarcerated. From 1942 to 1948, trains delivered thousands of civilians from the United States and Latin America to Crystal City, Texas, a small desert town at the southern tip of Texas. The trains carried Japanese,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 RUS

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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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC BRA

Carcaterra, Lorenzo.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2002

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Carcaterra, Lorenzo.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Summary: The horrific and harrowing experiences of a young boy coming of age during the brutal German occupation of Byelorussia during the Great Patriotic War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2003

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN COM

Oppenheim, Joanne.

Summary: The true-life story of Clara Breed, a librarian whose outreach efforts helped a group of Japanese-American children survive the persecutions of the American government during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.531 Oppenheim

Pressman, Steven

Summary: Based on the acclaimed HBO documentary, the astonishing true story of how one American couple transported fifty Jewish children from Nazi-occupied Austria to America in 1939-- the single largest group of unaccompanied refugee children allowed into the United States. In early 1939, America's rigid immigration laws made it virtually impossible for European Jews to seek safe haven in the United...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 PRE

Summary: During World War II, 70,000 Finnish children were shipped off to Swedish families who had agreed to shelter them for their own protection until the end of the war. This is the story of one such boy, Eero. After the death her husband, grief stricken Kirsti agrees with great reluctance to send Eero to Sweden. His surrogate parents, Signe and Hjalmar, are grieving the recent loss of a daughter....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Matila Röhr Productions 2007

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MOT

Bannister, Nonna

Summary: For half a century, a terrible secret lay hidden, locked in a trunk in an attic... photos, official documents, and scraps of a diary written by a young girl. The time has come when I must share my life story... some facts from the past that could make a contribution, however small it may be, to the history of mankind. The Secret Holocaust Diaries is a haunting eyewitness account of Nonna...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Oasis Audio 2009

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Summary: Based on J.G. Ballard's autobiographical novel, tells the story of a boy, James Graham, whose privileged life is upturned by the Japanese invasion of Shanghai, December 8, 1941. Separated from his parents, he is eventually captured, and taken to Soo Chow confinement camp, next to a captured Chinese airfield. Amidst the sickness and food shortages in the camp, Jim attempts to reconstruct his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2001

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA EMP

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE EMP

Heiligman, Deborah

Summary: "A true account of the attack and sinking of the passenger ship SS City of Benares, which was evacuating children from England during WWII."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Godwin Books, Henry Holt and Company 2019

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Tannehill, Evelyne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheatmark 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B Tannehill TAN

Bannister, Nonna

Contents: Boarding the train -- Baby Sarah -- Before the Holocaust -- Move to Taganrog -- Move to Rostov-on-Don -- A day in the park -- The depression in Russia: Stalin's power -- Winter vacation with babushka at the dacha -- Our journey by train -- Homecoming welcome -- Our fun time begins -- Christmas church service -- Christmas Day 1932 -- Reflections on childhood -- Back to reality: 1933 -- Troubled...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 BANNISTER, NONNA BAN

Bannister, Nonna

Summary: Nonna Bannister carried a secret almost to her Tennessee grave: the diaries she kept as a young girl experiencing the horrors of the Holocaust while learning compassion and love for her fellow human beings. Nonna's writings tell the remarkable tale of how a Russian girl, born into a family that had known wealth and privileges, was exposed to the concentration camps and learned the value of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2011

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