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Skrypuch, Marsha Forchuk

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

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

Nielsen, Jennifer A

Summary: In 1942 sixteen-year-old Chaya Lindner is a Jewish girl living in Nazi-occupied Poland, a courier who smuggles food and documents to the isolated Jewish ghettos in southern Poland, depending on her forged papers and "Aryan" features--but when a mission goes wrong and many of her colleagues are arrested she finds herself on a journey to Warsaw, where an uprising is in the works.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

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

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Nielsen 2018

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: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CHI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CHI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Chiaverini 2019

Abriel, Anita

Summary: "Paris 1943, Lana Antanov is on her way to see her husband, Frederic with news that she is pregnant. As she arrives at the convent where Frederic teaches piano, she watches in horror as Gestapo officers execute Frederic for hiding a Jewish girl in the piano. Lana is overcome with grief. That evening, she loses the baby. A few months later, Lana is approached by a member of the resistance to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2021

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC ABR

Walker, Martin

Summary: Meet Benoit Courrǧes, affectionately named Bruno, chief of police in a small village in the South of France where the rituals of the caf štill rule. A former soldier, Bruno has embraced the slow rhythms of country life. But the murder of an elderly North African who fought in the French army galvanizes his attention: the man had a swastika carved into his chest. When a visiting scholar helps...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Steel, Danielle

Summary: "Capturing historical events, terrifying moments of danger, tragedy, the price of war, and the invincible spirit of a woman of honor, The Award is a monumental tale from one of our most gifted storytellers--Danielle Steel's finest, most emotionally resonant novel yet. Gaëlle de Barbet is sixteen years old in 1940 when the German army occupies France and frightening changes begin. She is shocked...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Steel 2016

Taylor, Jordyn

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Alice is spending the summer in Paris, but she isn't there for pastries and walks along the Seine. When her grandmother passed away two months ago, she left Alice an apartment in France that no one knew existed. An apartment that has been locked for more than seventy years. Alice is determined to find out why the apartment was abandoned and why her grandmother never once...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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

Harmel, Kristin

4 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "After being stolen from her wealthy German parents and raised in the unforgiving wilderness of eastern Europe, a young woman finds herself alone in 1941 after her kidnapper dies. Her solitary existence is interrupted, however, when she happens upon a group of Jews fleeing the Nazi terror. Stunned to learn what's happening in the outside world, she vows to teach the group all she can about...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: LP FIC HAR

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

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

Steel, Danielle.

Summary: For the Wittgenstein family, the summer of 1915 was a time of both prosperity and unease, as the guns of war sound in the distance. But for eldest daughter, Beata, it was a time of awakening. By glimmering Lake Geneva, the Jewish beauty met a young French officer and fell in love. Even though her parents would never accept her marriage to a Catholic, Beata followed her heart anyway. As the two...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

Kelly, Martha Hall

1 hold on 6 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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KEL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Kelly 2016

Kelly, Martha Hall.

Summary: An arresting, powerful debut novel inspired by the life of debutante turned unlikely WWII hero Caroline Ferriday. Kasia Kuzmerick, a Polish Catholic teenager, is nervously anticipating the changes that are sure to come since Germany has declared war on Poland. As tensions rise abroad - and in her personal life - Caroline's interest in aiding the war effort grows and she eventually comes to hear...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2016

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Michaels, Fern.

Summary: The unhappy lives of two exceedingly successful married men--Reuben Tarz, head of a major Hollywood studio, and Daniel Bishop, a sought-after corporate lawyer--are forever altered when a woman from their past resurfaces.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zebra Books 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MIC

Follett, Ken.

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: D-day is approaching. They don't know when or where, but the Germans know it will be soon. For a group of british intelligence operatives in France the stakes have never been higher: knowing that the Allied attack depends upon their lines of communication and in the days before the invasion no target is of greater strategic importance than the largest telephone exchange in Europe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2001

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Harmel, Kristin

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Summary: A coming-of-age story about a young woman who uses her knowledge of the wilderness to help Jewish refugees escape the Nazis, until a secret from her past threatens everything.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2021

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Follett, Ken.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audiobooks 2001

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Blum, Jenna.

Summary: For fifty years, Anna Schlemmer has refused to talk about her life in Germany during World War II. Her daughter, Trudy, was only three when she and her mother were liberated by an American soldier and went to live with him in Minnesota. Trudy's sole evidence of the past is an old photograph; a family portrait showing Anna, Trudy, and a Nazi officer, the Obersturmfuumlehrer of Buchenwald. Driven...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Blum 2004

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: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2019

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

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Chi

Steel, Danielle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2004

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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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RUS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Russell

Alexander, V. S.

Summary: Drawing on the true story of the White Rose--the resistance movement of young Germans against the Nazi regime-- The Traitor tells of one woman who offers her life in the ultimate battle against tyranny, during one of history's darkest hours. In the summer of 1942, as war rages across Europe, a series of anonymous leaflets appears around the University of Munich, speaking out against escalating...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2020

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Blum, Jenna.

Summary: For fifty years, Anna Schlemmer has refused to talk about her life in Germany during World War II. Her daughter, Trudy, was only three when she and her mother were liberated by an American soldier and went to live with him in Minnesota. Trudy's sole evidence of the past is an old photograph; a family portrait showing Anna, Trudy, and a Nazi officer, the Obersturmfuumlehrer of Buchenwald. Driven...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt, Inc. 2004

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BLU

Safier, David

Summary: In Warsaw, Poland, in 1942, Mira faces impossible decisions after learning that the Warsaw ghetto is to be "liquidated," but a group of young people are planning an uprising against their Nazi captors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2020

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

Steel, Danielle.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: A compelling tale of love and loss, set during World Wars I and II. At novel's beginning, it is 1915, and Beata Wittgenstein, daughter of a German banker, falls in love with Antoine de Vallerand, a French aristocrat. Because Antoine is Catholic, Beata's enraged father expels her from the family, proclaiming her dead. Beata moves to Switzerland, marries Antoine, converts to Catholicism, and has...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2004

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

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