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Hesse, Monica

1 hold on 1 copy

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 Woodmere

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

Stone, Phoebe

Summary: During World War II, eleven-year-old Felicity is sent from London to Bottlebay, Maine, to live with her grandmother, aunt, uncle, and a reclusive boy who helps her decode mysterious letters that contain the truth about her missing parents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

Cushman, Karen

Summary: "Millie McGonigle lives in sunny California, where her days are filled with beach and surf. It should be perfect--but times are tough. Hitler is attacking Europe and it looks like the United States may be going to war. Food is rationed and money is tight.And Millie's sickly little sister gets all the attention and couldn't be more of a pain if she tried. It's a time of sunshine, siblings, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: Fourteen-year-old Belle resents the presence of her sophisticated cousin on a family vacation in the summer of 1942, but their strained relationship is overshadowed by the war in Europe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Whela

Buckey, Sarah Masters

Summary: While volunteering as a magazine delivery girl in a convalescent hospital during the Second World War, Molly uncovers a mystery involving the theft of rationed food supplies for sale on the black market.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pleasant Co. 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J AG Buc

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC BUC

Larson, Kirby.

Summary: In 1944 Hobie Hanson's father is flying B-24s in Europe, so Hobie decides to donate his beloved German shepherd, Duke, to Dogs for Defense in the hope that it will help end the war sooner--but when he learns that Duke is being trained for combat he is shocked, frightened and determined to get his dog back.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2013

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

Larson, Kirby.

Summary: Thirteen-year-old Piper Davis records in her diary her experiences beginning in December 1941 when her brother joins the Navy, the United States goes to war, she attempts to document her life through photography, and her father--the pastor for a Japanese Baptist Church in Seattle--follows his congregants to an Idaho internment camp, taking her along with him. Includes historical notes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2010

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Hannigan, Kate

Summary: Akiko, Mae, and Josie, also called the Infinity Trinity, spring into action after learning that a spy is betraying secrets to the Japanese military--and that Akiko's mother may be involved.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2020

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Sepahban, Lois.

Summary: Near the start of World War II, young Manami, her parents, and Grandfather are evacuated from their home and sent to Manzanar, an ugly, dreary internment camp in the desert for Japanese-American citizens.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, Giroux 2016

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SEP

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Thirteen-year-old Madeline's diaries for 1941 and 1942 reveal her experiences living on Long Island during World War II while her father is away in the Navy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2000

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Chee, Traci

Summary: For fourteen-year-old budding artist Minoru Ito, her two brothers, her friends, and the other members of the Japanese-American community in southern California, the three months since Pearl Harbor was attacked have become a waking nightmare: attacked, spat on, and abused with no way to retaliate--and now things are about to get worse, their lives forever changed by the mass incarcerations in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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Ernst, Kathleen

Summary: As the war continues into May 1945, eleven-year-old Molly finds herself pulled in many different directions trying to cope with her troubled father's return from war, the abrupt resignation of her favorite Red Cross volunteer, a scrap-paper drive, and a mysterious neighborhood prowler.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2009

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC ERN

Hatcher, Robin Lee

Summary: Brianna Hastings's life seemed dull until she was smitten by Greg, who leads an exciting, independent life-- the kind of life she longs for. For a college history assignment, Brianna has to interview her great-grandmother about life during World War II. During the interview, Daisy presses her with questions about Greg's character. What could her great-grandmother possibly know about love at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2022

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Sundin, Sarah

Summary: "Nothing slows Lillian Avery down -- not her personal challenges and certainly not America's entry into World War II. She finally has a chance to prove herself ans a pharmacist in Boston. The demands of her new job energize her. But society boy Ensign Archer Vandenberg's attentions only annoy -- even if he is her brother's best friend. During the darkest days of the war, Arch's destroyer hunts...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION SUN

Shipman, James D

Summary: "Based on the true story of General Patton's clandestine unauthorized raid on a World War II POW camp. March, 1945. Allied forces are battle-worn but wearily optimistic. Russia's Red Army is advancing hard on Germany from the east, bolstering Allied troops moving in from the west and north. Soon, surely, Axis forces must accept defeat. Yet for Captain Jim Curtis, each day is a reminder of how...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SHI

Hesse, Monica

Summary: Teens Haruko, a Japanese American, and Margot, a German American, form a life-changing friendship as everything around them starts falling apart in the Crystal City family internment camp during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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Kiefer, Christian

Summary: "Torn apart by war and bigotry, two families confront long-buried secrets in this haunting American novel of World War II and Vietnam. In the panoramic tradition of Charles Frazier's fiction, Phantoms is a fierce saga of American culpability. A Vietnam vet still reeling from war, John Frazier finds himself an unwitting witness to a confrontation, decades in the making, between two steely...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Kiefer 2019

Egan, Jennifer

Summary: Anna Kerrigan, nearly twelve years old, accompanies her father to the house of a man who, she gleans, is crucial to the survival of her father and her family. Anna observes the uniformed servants, the lavishing of toys on the children, and some secret pact between her father and Dexter Styles. Years later, her father has disappeared and the country is at war. Anna works at the Brooklyn Navy...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Egan 2017

Dallas, Sandra.

Summary: "After Pearl Harbor is bombed by the Japanese, twelve-year-old Tomi and her Japanese-American family are split up and forced to leave their California home to live in internment camps in New Mexico and Colorado"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2014

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC DAL

Charyn, Jerome

Summary: "J.D. Salinger, the mysterious author of The Catcher in the Rye, is remembered today as a litigious misanthrope who disowned his daughter. Jerome Charyn's Sergeant Salinger is a young WWII draftee assigned to the Counter Intelligence Corps, a band of secret soldiers who trained with the British. A rifleman and an interrogator, he witnessed all the horrors of the war--from the landing on D-Day...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bellevue Literary Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHA

Sayers, Valerie.

Summary: "1941 is a year of drama and spectacle for Americans. Joe DiMaggio's record-breaking hitting streak enlivens the summer, and winter begins with the shock and horror of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The news from Europe is bleak, especially for the Jewish population. Joltin' Joe, possessing a sweet swing and range in center, also has another gift: he can see the future. And he sees dark...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Northwestern University Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAY

Meissner, Susan

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: Elise Sontag is a typical Iowa fourteen-year-old in 1943--aware of the war but distanced from its reach. Then her father, a legal U.S. resident for nearly two decades, is suddenly arrested on suspicion of being a Nazi sympathizer. The family is sent to an internment camp in Texas, where, behind the armed guards and barbed wire, Elise feels stripped of everything beloved and familiar, including...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MEI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION MEI

Wiggins, Marianne

5 holds on 8 copies

Summary: Fifteen years after the publication of Evidence of Things Unseen, National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize finalist Marianne Wiggins returns with a novel destined to be an American classic: a sweeping masterwork set during World War II about the meaning of family and the limitations of the American dream. Rockwell "Rocky" Rhodes has spent years fiercely protecting his California ranch from the LA...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2022

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIG

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC WIG

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WIG

Faulkner, Matt.

Summary: After the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, a thirteen-year-old California boy who is half Japanese is sent to an internment camp. Story based on the history of the author's great-aunt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Hyperion Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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