Summary: When Soviet troops invade Japanese-occupied Manchuria during the last days of World War II, twelve-year-old Natsu Kimura must care for her younger sister as they struggle to survive and return to Japan.
Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2019
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC NAG
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
Copies Available at Fife Lake1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE EMP
Summary: In 1939 Romy and her family leave Austria to settle in Shanghai as Jewish refugees and Romy forms a deep friendship with Li, and in 2016, Romy's granddaughter Alexandra transfers to Shanghai to search for clues about her mother's history.
Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Manning 2019
Summary: After the Japanese invade China, a woman in the silk trade flees her village, taking along an orphaned "silk sister." The two find refuge in Hong Kong, only to lose everything when World War II breaks out and the Japanese come again.
Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1999
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TSU
Summary: "Recounts the storied life and military career of the American flying Ace who flew missions in China alongside the “Flying Tigers” during World War II and helped found Georgia's Museum of Aviation,"--NoveList.
Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2016
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SCOTT, ROBERT LEE JR COR
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 Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
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 Woodmere2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS
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...
Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 WEI
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"--
Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret Ferguson Books, Holiday House 2019
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MIN
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 Woodmere1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HES
Summary: After escaping a slave labor camp, Luka joins an underground resistance in the fight against the Nazis and the Soviets, but he has two overriding goals--reunite with Lida, who was a friend in the labor camp, and make it back to his home in Ukraine.
Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SKR
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
Copies Available at Woodmere2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE COM
Summary: The true story of a young German girl, Mercedes Simon, and of the American pilot, Gail Halvorsen, who shared hope and joy with the children of West Berlin by dropping candy-filled parachutes during the Airlift.
Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2002
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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.
Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2018
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 GRA
Summary: "The dramatic, inspiring story of the extraordinary women recruited by Britain's elite spy agency to sabotage the Nazis, shore up the Resistance, and pave the way for Allied victory in World War II."--Provided by publisher.
Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2019