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Dobbs, Michael

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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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 Dobbs 2019

Summary: A World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy named Jojo whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother is hiding a young Jewish girl in their attic. Aided only by his idiotic imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler, Jojo must confront his blind nationalism.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Jojo

Pressler, Mirjam.

Summary: Traces the discovery by Frank's aunt's daughter-in-law of numerous family correspondences and keepsakes and what they revealed about the Frank family and the forces that shaped the famous young diarist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.531 Press

Hoffman, Alice

Summary: "From New York Times bestselling author Alice Hoffman comes a beautiful story of one Jewish child refugee's flight to safety in Nazi German and her mother's impossible decision to set her free"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Shuster 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Hoffm

Ackerman, Diane.

Summary: The true story of how the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands. When Germany invaded Poland, Stuka bombers devastated Warsaw--and the city's zoo along with it. With most of their animals dead, zookeepers Jan and Antonina Żabiński began smuggling Jews into empty cages. Another dozen "guests" hid inside the Żabińskis' villa, emerging after dark for dinner,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.531 Acker

Steil, Jennifer

Summary: "An atmospheric and meditative novel based on an unexplored slice of World War II history, following a young Jewish girl whose family flees refined and urbane Vienna for safe harbor in the mountains of Bolivia. As a young girl growing up in Vienna in the 1930s, Orly has an idyllic childhood filled with music. Her father plays the viola in the Philharmonic, her mother is a well-regarded opera...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2020

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Tarshis, Lauren.

Summary: A young Jewish boy escapes the ghetto and finds a group of resistance fighters in the forests of Poland, and he must determine if he has what it takes to survive the Nazis and fight back.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JPB FIC Tars

Mendelsohn, Daniel Adam

Summary: For five years, Daniel Mendelsohn traveled the globe searching for an answer to the question he had first asked as a boy decades earlier: What really happened to his great-uncle's family during the Holocaust? Here, Mendelsohn weaves together his discoveries about the past, family secrets and Judaism itself. He visits nearly a dozen countries on four continents in pursuit of the truth,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.049 Mendel

Morris, Heather

Summary: "In April 1942, Lale Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew, is forcibly transported to the concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau. When his captors discover that he speaks several languages, he is put to work as a Tätowierer (the German word for tattooist), tasked with permanently marking his fellow prisoners. Imprisoned for more than two and a half years, Lale witnesses horrific atrocities and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Morris

Hoberman, Mary Ann.

Summary: Ten-year-old Allie's family moves from urban New Haven to rural Stamford, Connecticut, in the midst of the Great Depression.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION Hober

Correa, Armando Lucas

Summary: Before everything changed, young Hannah Rosenthal lived a charmed life. But now, in 1939, the streets of Berlin are draped with red, white, and black flags; her family's fine possessions are hauled away; and they are no longer welcome in the places that once felt like home. Hannah and her best friend, Leo Martin, make a pact: whatever the future has in store for them, they'll meet it together....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION Correa

Josephus, Flavius.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1981

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 220 Jos

DeRosnay, Tatiana

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION De Ro

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: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Book

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: Listening Library 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK Y FICTION Zusak

Hunter, Georgia

Summary: ""Reading Georgia Hunter's We Were the Lucky Ones is like being swung heart first into history. A brave and mesmerizing debut, and a truly tremendous accomplishment."--Paula McLain, New York Timesbestselling author of The Paris Wife. An extraordinary, propulsive novel based on the true story of a family of Polish Jews who scatter at the start of the Second World War, determined to survive, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Penguin 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Hunter

Clayton, Meg Waite

Summary: 1936. Stephan Neuman is the son of a wealthy Jewish family in Vienna. His best friend is Žofie-Helene, a Christian girl whose mother edits a progressive, anti-Nazi newspaper. Their world is shattered when the Nazis take control. Truus Wijsmuller, a member of the Dutch resistance, risks her life smuggling Jewish children out of Nazi Germany to the nations that will take them. But after the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Clayt

Potok, Chaim.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fawcett Crest 1982

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1 available in Young Adult, Call number: YPB FIC Potok

Hoffman, Alice

Summary: "In Berlin in 1941, during humanity's darkest hour. three unforettable young women must act with courage and love to survive. At the time when the world changed, Hanni Kohn knows she must send her twelve-year-old daughter away to save her from the Nazi regime. She finds her way to a renowned rabbi, but it's his daughter, Ettie, who offers hope of salvation when she creates a mystical Jewish...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2019

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK FICTION Hoffman

Sharenow, Rob.

Summary: In 1936 Berlin, fourteen-year-old Karl Stern, considered Jewish despite a non-religious upbringing, learns to box from the legendary Max Schmeling while struggling with the realities of the Holocaust.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Teen 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: Y FICTION Share

Wiesel, Elie

Summary: The narrative of a boy who lived through Auschwitz and Buchenwald provides a short and terrible indictment of modern humanity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hill and Wang 1958

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3 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Wiesel
Call number: PBK FIC Wiese

Deutsch, Barry.

Summary: Eleven-year-old Mirka Herschberg dreams of fighting dragons and spends her days honing her skills, even though there are no dragons in her Orthodox Jewish community, but when she accepts a challenge from a mysterious witch, Mirka just mightwin her dragon-fighting sword after all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 741.5 Deut

Frank, Anne

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1989

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Fra

Levy, Naomi

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 296.7 Levy 2017

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