Summary: When they fell in love in 1928, Rika and Waldemar could not have been more different. She was a thirty-seven-year-old Dutch-born mother, estranged from her husband. He was her immigrant boarder, not yet twenty, and a wealthy Surinamese descendant of slaves. The child they have together, brown skinned and blue eyed, brings the couple great joy yet raises some eyebrows. Until the Nazi occupation...
Publisher / Publication Date: AmazonCrossing 2019
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Summary: "Fourteen unforgettable true stories of children hidden away during World War II Jaap Sitters was only eight years old when his mother cut the yellow stars off his clothes and sent him, alone, on a fifteen-mile walk to hide with relatives. It was a terrifying night, one he would never forget. Before the end of the war, Jaap would hide in secret rooms and behind walls. He would suffer from...
Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2014
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 PRI
1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 940.5318 PRI
Copies Available at Kingsley1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 940.5318 PRI
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 Woodmere2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 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: "An account of the Nazi-occupied Netherlands from one of Europe's most powerful chroniclers of the Holocaust. In 2010, FSG published two novels set in World War II by the German Jewish psychoanalyst Hans Keilson: The Death of the Adversary (1959) and Comedy in a Minor Key (1944). With their Chekhovian sympathy for perpetrators and bystanders as much as for victims and resisters, they were, as...
Publisher / Publication Date: 2017
Copies Available at Fife Lake1 available in Adult, Call number: 833.912 KEI
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 Woodmere1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HES
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: A portrait of Anne Frank's father discusses his privileged youth, arranged marriage, experiences in the concentration camp, decision to publish Anne's diary, and relationship with the secret annex's betrayer.
Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow 2003