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Messineo, Teresa

Summary: In war-torn France, Jo McMahon, an Italian-Irish girl from the tenements of Brooklyn, tends to six seriously wounded soldiers in a makeshift medical unit. Enemy bombs have destroyed her hospital convoy, and now Jo singlehandedly struggles to keep her patients and herself alive in a cramped and freezing tent close to German troops. There is a growing tenderness between her and one of her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MES

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION MES

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Ficiton Messineo 2017

Letts, Elizabeth

Summary: American soldiers, aided by an Austrian colonel who was both an Olympian and a trainer of Lipizzaners, attempt to kidnap horses that had been taken by Nazis "for the glorification of the Third Reich" and smuggle them to safety.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Albert, Susan Wittig

Summary: During World War II, General Dwight Eisenhower's wife Mamie knew the gossip: Ike was involved with another woman; his letters home were only tepidly reassuring. The relationship between Eisenhower and his driver/aide Kay Summersby moved from England to North Africa and then throughout Europe before and after the Normandy landing. At the end of the war, Ike is faced with the heart-wrenching...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Persevero Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALB

Loigman, Lynda Cohen

Summary: Two estranged sisters, raised in Brooklyn and each burdened with her own shocking secret, are reunited at the Springfield Armory in the early days of WWII. While one sister lives in relative ease on the bucolic Armory campus as an officer's wife, the other arrives as a war widow and takes a position in the Armory factories as a "soldier of production." Resentment festers between the two, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LOI

Scharer, Whitney

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: A novel inspired by the life of the Vogue model-turned-renowned photographer finds Lee Miller relocating to 1929 Paris, where she becomes the muse and colleague of the mercurial surrealist, Man Ray.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SCH

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION SCH

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Scharer 2019

Hughes, Dean

Summary: Forced into an internment camp at the start of World War II, eighteen-year-old Yuki enlists in the Army to fight for the Allies as a member of the "Four-Four-Two," a segregated Japanese American regiment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Osborne, William (William Hanslow)

Summary: In June 1941, Otto and Leni, two young refugees from the Nazis living in England, are sent on a secret mission to Bavaria, to extract a young girl attending a summer camp, and who may hold the key to the war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicken House 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC OSB

Gross, Andrew

Summary: Kurt Nordstrum, an engineer in Oslo, puts his life aside to take up arms against the Germans as part of the Norwegian resistance. After the loss of his fiancée, his outfit whittled to shreds, he commandeers a coastal steamer and escapes to England to transmit secret evidence of the Nazis's progress towards an atomic bomb at an isolated factory in Norway. There, he joins a team of dedicated...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRO

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GRO

Berry, Julie

Summary: The Greek goddess Aphrodite recounts two tales of tragic love during WWI to her husband, Hephaestus, and her lover, Ares, in a luxe Manhattan hotel room at the height of World War II. She seeks to answer the age-old question: "Why are Love and War eternally drawn to one another?" but her quest for a conclusion that will satisfy her jealous husband uncovers a multi-threaded tale of prejudice,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Berry 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Jenoff, Pam

Summary: Inspired by true events, this novel tells a remarkable story of friendship and courage centered around three women and a ring of female secret agents during World War II.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Jenoff 2019

Jenoff, Pam

Summary: Grace Healey is rebuilding her life after losing her husband during the war. One morning while passing through Grand Central Terminal on her way to work, she finds an abandoned suitcase tucked beneath a bench. Unable to resist her own curiosity, Grace opens the suitcase, where she discovers a dozen photographs, each of a different woman. In a moment of impulse, Grace takes the photographs and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION JEN

Kelly, Martha Hall

2 holds on 10 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

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KEL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KEL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION KEL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Kelly 2016

Locke, Katherine

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Ilse and her older brother Wolf must hone their magical skills to sabotage Hitler's attempt to build an atom bomb and uncover a spy using dark magic to thwart them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman and Company 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Sepetys, Ruta.

Summary: "As World War II draws to a close, refugees try to escape the war's final dangers, only to find themselves aboard a ship with a target on its hull"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Sepetys 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION SEP

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: YA FIC SEP

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Sepetys, Ruta

Summary: Racing to freedom with thousands of other refugees as Russian forces close in on their homes in East Prussia, Joana, Emilia, and Florian meet aboard the doomed Wilhelm Gustloff and are forced to trust each other in order to survive.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC SEP

Hewitt, Jason

Summary: After waking up in a German field at the end of World War II, a man with only flashes of his memory intact searches for his identity while getting caught up in a flood of displaced people, including a teenager with whom he forms an unlikely alliance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEW

Harman, Patricia

Summary: Though the Great Depression is behind the them, troubles are not, for Europe is at war. It is only be a matter of time before the U.S. enters the fray. In the town of Hope River, midwife Patience Hester's husband, Daniel has vowed never to take up arms again; he saw too much bloodshed during the First World War. When he is imprisoned for his beliefs, Patience and their four children are left...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Harman 2018

Murphy, Devin

Summary: In the tradition of All The Light We Cannot See and The Nightingale, comes an incandescent debut novel about a young Dutch man who comes of age during the perilousness of World War II. Beginning in the summer of 1939, fourteen-year-old Jacob Koopman and his older brother, Edwin, enjoy lives of prosperity and quiet contentment. Many of the residents in their small Dutch town have some connection...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperPerennial 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MUR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION MUR

Wein, Elizabeth.

Summary: In 1943, a British fighter plane crashes in Nazi-occupied France and the survivor tells a tale of friendship, war, espionage, and great courage as she relates what she must to survive while keeping secret all that she can.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Bolinda Audio 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Keenan, Sheila.

Summary: Three fictional stories, told in graphic novel format, about soldiers in World War I, World War II, and the Vietnam War who were aided by combat dogs. Based on true stories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 KEE

Chiaverini, Jennifer

Summary: After Wisconsin graduate student Mildred Fish marries brilliant German economist Arvid Harnack, she accompanies him to his German homeland, where a promising future awaits. In the thriving intellectual culture of 1930s Berlin, the newlyweds create a rich new life filled with love, friendships, and rewarding work--but the rise of a malevolent new political faction inexorably changes their fate....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hartov, Steven

Summary: "Shtefan Brandt, adjutant to a colonel of the Waffen SS, has made it through the war so far in spite of his commander's habit of bringing his staff into combat, and a pair of secrets that are far more dangerous than the battlefield. Shtefan is a Mischling and one of the thousands of German citizens of Jewish descent who have avoided the death camps by concealing themselves in the ranks of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hanover Square Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Black, Benjamin

Summary: Ahead of the German Blitz during World War II, English parents from every social class sent their children to the countryside for safety, displacing more than three million young offspring. In The Secret Guests, the British royal family takes this evacuation a step further, secretly moving the princesses to the estate of the Duke of Edenmore in "neutral" Ireland. A female English secret agent,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BLA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Black 2020

Ruby, Laura

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: When Frankie's mother died and her father left her and her siblings at an orphanage in Chicago, it was supposed to be only temporary - just long enough for him to get back on his feet and be able to provide for them once again. That's why she is not prepared for the day that he arrives for his weekend visit with a new woman on his arm and out-of-state train tickets in his pocket. Now Frankie...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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