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Berne, Emma Carlson

Summary: Tells the stories -- in their own words -- of several of the thousands of Jewish children rescued from Nazi Germany between 1938 and 1940 and brought to new homes in the United Kingdom. Memoir pieces, poems, photographs, and other primary sources bring their stories to life.

Format: text

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

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.5318 BER

Lowry, Lois

Summary: In 1943, during the German occupation of Denmark, ten-year-old Annemarie learns how to be brave and courageous when she helps shelter her Jewish friend from the Nazis.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Leyson, Leon

Summary: Traces the story of Holocaust survivor Leon Leyson, who was the youngest child in his family and possibly the youngest of the hundreds of Jews rescued by Oskar Schindler.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A young American man, with the help of a local who speaks weirdly broken English, journeys to find the woman who saved his grandfather during World War II in a Ukrainian village that was ultimately razed by the Nazis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2006

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

Henry, Patrick (Patrick Gerard)

Contents: Rescuing Jews in the south of France -- Daniel's choice -- Madeleine Dreyfus : righteous Jew -- Albert Camus' The plague -- The rescuers of Jews.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Catholic University of America Press 2007

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

Vinke, Hermann

Summary: Tells the life story of the German army captain who began as a strong supporter of Hitler and changed to a rescuer of Jews and others after witnessing Nazi brutalities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Star Bright Books 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 HOS

Dobbs, Michael

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "The powerfully told story of a group of German Jews desperately seeking American visas to escape the Nazis, and an illuminating account of America's struggle with the refugee crisis caused by the rise of Hitler. Official tie-in to the U.S. Holocaust Museum multi-year exhibit"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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Medoff, Rafael

Summary: Based on recently discovered documents, The Jews Should Keep Quiet reassesses the hows and whys behind the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration’s fateful policies during the Holocaust. Rafael Medoff delves into difficult truths: With FDR’s consent, the administration deliberately suppressed European immigration far below the limits set by U.S. law. His administration also refused to admit...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 MED

Nelson, Anne

Summary: "This is one of the untold stories of the Holocaust. Suzanne Spaak was born into the Belgian Catholic elite and married into the country's leading political family. Her brother-in-law was the Foreign Minister and her husband Claude was a playwright and patron of the painter Renée Magritte. In Paris in the late 1930s her friendship with a Polish Jewish refugee led her to her life's purpose. When...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SPAAK, SUZANNE NEL

Carroll, James

Summary: "David Warburg, newly minted director of the U.S. War Refugee Board, arrives in Rome at war's end, determined to bring aid to the destitute European Jews streaming into the city. Marguerite d'Erasmo, a French-Italian Red Cross worker with a shadowed past, is initially Warburg's guide to a complicated Rome; while a charismatic young American Catholic priest, Monsignor Kevin Deane, seems equally...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Wyman, David S.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5315 WYM

Duffy, Peter

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2003

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

Zusak, Markus.

Summary: Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2006

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Audiobooks, Call number: YA CD FIC ZUS

Joukowsky, Artemis A. W.

Summary: "Official companion to the Ken Burns film premiering September 20, 2016, on PBS tells the little-known story of the Sharps, an otherwise ordinary couple whose faith and commitment to social justice inspired them to undertake dangerous rescue and relief missions across war-torn Europe, saving the lives of countless refugees, political dissidents, and Jews on the eve of World War II." -- Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2016

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

Grose, Peter

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: This is the story of an isolated community in the upper reaches of the Loire Valley that conspired to save the lives of 3,500 Jews under the noses of the Germans and the soldiers of Vichy France. It is the story of a pacifist Protestant pastor who broke laws and defied orders to protect the lives of total strangers. It is the story of an eighteen-year-old Jewish boy from Nice who forged 5,000...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books LLC 2015

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Russell, Mary Doria

Summary: In September 1943, Claudette Blum and her father flee across the Alps into Italy with other Jews seeking refuge, only to find an open battle ground among the Nazis, Allied forces, resistance fighters, and ordinary Italians struggling to survive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2005

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RUS

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Russell

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

Lowry, Lois.

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Summary: In 1943, during the German occupation of Denmark, ten-year-old Annemarie learns how to be brave and courageous when she helps shelter her Jewish friend from the Nazis.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 1993

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD LOW

Schindler, Emilie

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 1997

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

Summary: Tells the never-before-told story of Waitstill and Martha Sharp, an American minister and his wife from Wellesley, Massachusetts, who left their children behind in the care of their parish and boldly committed to a life-threatening mission in Europe. Over two dangerous years they helped save scores of imperiled dissidents and refugees fleeing the Nazi occupation across Europe.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DEF

Leyson, Leon

Summary: Traces the story of Holocaust survivor Leon Leyson, who was the youngest child in his family and possibly the youngest of the hundreds of Jews rescued by Oskar Schindler.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 940.53 LEY

Summary: Based upon the best-selling novel. The profoundly moving story of a girl who transforms the lives of those around her during World War II, Germany. Although Liesel is illiterate when she is adopted by a German couple, her adoptive father encourages her to learn to read. Ultimately, the power of words helps Liesel and Max, a Jew hiding in the family's home, escape from the events unfolding...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD BOO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BOO RATED PG-13

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Bo

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BOO

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE BOO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Book 2014

Erbelding, Rebecca

Summary: "America has long been criticized for refusing to give harbor to the Jews of Europe as Hitler and the Nazis closed in. Now a U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum scholar tells the extraordinary story of the War Refugee Board, President Franklin D. Roosevelt's little-known effort late in the war to save the Jews who remained. In January 1944, a young Treasury lawyer named John Pehle accompanied his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2018

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

Down, Susan Brophy.

Summary: Irena Sendler was born into a Catholic family in Poland in 1910. Throughout the German occupation in World War II, Irena worked tirelessly to help save Polands Jews from the Nazi horror. Irena saved at least 2,500 Jewish children from certain death during the Holocaust. By the time of her death in 2008, Irena had been honored by the governments of Poland and Israel, Pope John Paul II, and many...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 SEN