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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

Stanley, Jerry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 1994

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.53 STA

Hamilton, Nigel.

Summary: A close-up, in-the-room look at how FDR took masterful command and control of the Second World War, from wresting key decisions away from Churchill and his own generals, to launching the first successful trial landing in North Africa, and beginning to turn the tide away from the Axis.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN HAM

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Ambrose, Stephen E.

Summary: An extraordinary chronicle of World War II for young readers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2001

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.53 AMB

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 AMB

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT 940.53 Ambrose 2001

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "The most comprehensive collection ever assembled of World War II cartoon art. More than 90% of the cartoons and comics inside have not been seen since first publication"--Page 4 of cover

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 940.53 CAR

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 Woodmere

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

Hamilton, Nigel

Summary: "Based on years of archival research and interviews with the last surviving aides and Roosevelt family members, Nigel Hamilton offers a definitive account of FDR's masterful--and under appreciated--command of the Allied war effort. Hamilton takes readers inside FDR's White House Oval Study--his personal command center--and into the meetings where he battled with Churchill about strategy and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN HAM

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Polmar, Norman.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1991

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5302 POL

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

Summary: Based on the acclaimed Joseph Heller novel, Catch-22 follows the adventures and misadventures of a US air squadron in Italy in World War II, where the real enemy of the soldiers is actually the bureaucracy of the military.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CAT

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

Isgro, Bailey Sisoy

Summary: Rosie, a Detroit Herstory is a story for young readers about women workers during World War II. Across America, women produced everything from ships and tanks, to ammunition and uniforms, in spectacular quantities. Their skill, bravery, tenacity, and spirit became a rallying point of American patriotism and aided in defining Detroit as the Arsenal of Democracy. Even though women workers were...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.53 ISG

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.53 ISG

Smith, Sherri L.

Summary: "During World War II, black Americans were fighting for their country and for freedom in Europe, yet they had to endure a totally segregated military in the United States, where they weren't considered smart enough to become military pilots. After acquiring government funding for aviation training, civil rights activists were able to kickstart the first African American military flight program...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.54 SMI

Grady, Cynthia

Summary: In 1942, children's librarian Clara Breed discovers that her young Japanese-American patrons are being relocated and gives them stamped and addressed postcards so they can write to her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 GRA

Whitman, Sylvia

Summary: Explores the experiences of children living in the United States during World War II, including writing V-mail to soldiers, participating in air raid drills, planting Victory Gardens, buying stamps for war bonds, and gathering cooking grease and scrap metal for making bombs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Books 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53161 WHI

Oppenheim, Joanne.

Summary: The true-life story of Clara Breed, a librarian whose outreach efforts helped a group of Japanese-American children survive the persecutions of the American government during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.531 Oppenheim

Spector, Ronald H.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 1985

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5426 SPE

Knox, Debra Johnson

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MIE Pub. 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Reference, Call number: GEN 940.5467 KNO

Dobbs, Michael

Summary: Publisher's description: Shortly after America's entry into World War II, Adolf Hitler ordered an extensive sabotage campaign against the United States to disrupt the production of tanks and airplanes and blow up bridges and railroads. Eight German saboteurs were dispatched across the Atlantic by U-boat, one team landing in Amagansett, Long Island, the other near Jacksonville, Florida. They...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 DOB

Herndon, Booton.

Summary: The men of the 77th Infantry Division couldn't fathom why Private Desmond T. Doss would venture into the horrors of World War II without a single weapon to defend himself. They called him a coward, but the soft--spoken medic insisted that his mission was to heal, not kill. Herndon shares the story of how Doss became the first conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Remnant Publications 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DOSS, DESMOND HER

Summary: Tells the story of ordinary people in four quintessentially American towns - Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, California; and Luverne, Minnesota - and examines the ways in which the Second World War touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in America.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD WAR RATED NR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc W

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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