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  • How to ruin a summer vacation [downloadable ebook]

    How to ruin a summer vacation2010

    by Simone Elkeles

    (10,184)

    Summary: When sixteen-year-old Amy, a spoiled American, goes to Israel for a three-month summer vacation with a father she barely knows, she is not prepared for his Jewish family and the changes they bring about in her life.

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  • The inquisitor's tale, or, the three magical children and their holy dog
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    The inquisitor's tale, or, the three magical children and their holy dog2016

    by Adam Gidwitz

    Series: Grimm Series

    (9,559)

    Summary: "A peasant girl and her holy greyhound, an oblate on a mission from his monastery, and a young Jewish boy travel across medieval France to escape persecution and save holy texts from being burned." -- Provided by publisher

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F GIDWITZ

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Inquisitor's tale, or, the three magical children and their holy dog [CD book]

    The Inquisitor's tale, or, the three magical children and their holy dog2016

    by Adam Gidwitz (read by Adam Gidwitz)

    Series: Grimm Series

    (9,617)

    Summary: 1242. On a dark night, travelers from across France cross paths at an inn and begin to tell stories of three children: William, an oblate on a mission from his monastery; Jacob, a Jewish boy who has...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: YA CD BOOK F GIDWITZ

    Location: YA CD Books Fiction

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  • The tattooist of Auschwitz [eAudio]

    The tattooist of Auschwitz2018

    by Heather Morris

    (550,702)

    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...  more »

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  • The tattooist of Auschwitz : a novel

    The tattooist of Auschwitz : a novel2018

    by Heather Morris

    (544,412)

    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...  more »

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    Call #: F MORRIS

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  • The tattooist of Auschwitz [CD book]

    The tattooist of Auschwitz2018

    by Heather Morris

    (544,412)

    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...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK F MORRIS

    Location: Adult CD Books Fiction

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  • The tattooist of Auschwitz [large print] : a novel

    The tattooist of Auschwitz : a novel2018

    by Heather Morris

    (556,620)

    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...  more »

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    Call #: LP F MORRIS

    Location: Large Print Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The invisible bridge

    The invisible bridge2010

    by Julie Orringer

    (49,392)

    Summary: An unforgettable story of three brothers, of history and love, of marriage tested by disaster, of a Jewish family's struggle against annihilation, and of the dangerous power of art in a time of war.

    BOOK

    Call #: F ORRINGER

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • Brooklyn Bridge [downloadable audiobook] / a novel

    Brooklyn Bridge / a novel2009

    by Karen Hesse

    Summary: In 1903 Brooklyn, fourteen-year-old Joseph Michtom's life changes for the worse when his parents, Russian immigrants, invent the teddy bear and turn their apartment into a factory, while nearby the...  more »

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  • When life gives you O.J. [downloadable ebook]

    When life gives you O.J.2011

    by Erica S Perl

    (1,553)

    Summary: Zelly Fried wants a dog more than anything, so at the urging of her grandfather, during the summer before sixth grade she takes care of a "practice dog" made out of an orange juice jug to show her...  more »

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  • Small medium at large [downloadable ebook]

    Small medium at large2012

    by Joanne Levy

    (950)

    Summary: After being hit by lightning, twelve-year-old Lilah, who has a crush on classmate Andrew Finkel, discovers that she can communicate with dead people, including her grandmother who wants Lilah to find a new wife for Lilah's divorced father.

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  • The things a brother knows [downloadable ebook]

    The things a brother knows2010

    by Dana Reinhardt

    (2,862)

    Summary: Although they have never gotten along well, seventeen-year-old Levi follows his older brother Boaz, an ex-Marine, on a walking trip from Boston to Washington, D.C. in hopes of learning why Boaz is completely withdrawn.

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  • The bronze bow [downloadable audiobook]

    The bronze bow2006

    by Elizabeth George Speare

    (20,973)

    Summary: After witnessing his father's crucifixion by Roman soldiers, Daniel bar Jamin is fired by a single passion: to avenge his father's death by driving the Roman legions from the land of Israel. Consumed...  more »

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  • How to ruin my teenage life [downloadable ebook]

    How to ruin my teenage life2010

    by Simone Elkeles

    (6,817)

    Summary: Living with her Israeli father in Chicago, seventeen-year-old Amy Nelson-Barak feels like a walking disaster, worried about her "non-boyfriend" in the Israeli army, her mother, new stepfather, and...  more »

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  • Goodbye, Columbus and five short stories

    Goodbye, Columbus and five short stories1993

    by Philip Roth

    (17,323)

    Summary: "Contains the title work in which a Radcliffe girl and a Rutgers boy learn about live; and includes five additional short stories by the award-winning American author." "'Goodbye, Columbus' is the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F ROTH

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The plot against America [Playaway]

    The plot against America2006

    by Philip Roth

    Summary: "When the renowned aviation hero and rabid isolationist Charles A. Lindbergh defeated Franklin Roosevelt by a landslide in the 1940 presidential election, fear invaded every Jewish household in...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: PLAYAWAY F ROTH

    Location: Adult Playways

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • What the night sings : a novel

    What the night sings : a novel2018

    by Vesper Stamper , artist

    (2,009)

    Summary: Liberated from Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp in 1945, sixteen-year-old Gerta tries to make a new life for herself, aided by Lev, a fellow survivor, and Michah, who helps Jews reach Palestine.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F STAMPER

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The man in the high castle

    The man in the high castle2011

    by Philip K. Dick

    (183,742)

    Summary: It's America in 1962. Slavery is legal once again. The few Jews who still survive hide under assumed names. In San Francisco, the I Ching is as common as the Yellow Pages. All because some twenty...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F DICK

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The light in hidden places : a novel based on the true story of Stefania Podgórska

    The light in hidden places : a novel based on the true story of Stefania Podgórska2020

    by Sharon Cameron

    (6,269)

    Summary: Sixteen-year-old Catholic Stefania Podgórska has worked in the Diamant family's grocery store for four years, even falling in love with one of their sons, Izio; but when the Nazis came to Przemsyl,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F CAMERON

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The tattooist of Auschwitz [Playaway]

    The tattooist of Auschwitz2018

    by Heather Morris (read by Richard Armitage )

    (550,323)

    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...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: PLAYAWAY F MORRIS

    Location: Adult Playways

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The tattooist of Auschwitz [eBook] : a novel

    The tattooist of Auschwitz : a novel2018

    by Heather Morris

    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...  more »

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  • The tattooist of Auschwitz : a novel

    The tattooist of Auschwitz : a novel2018

    by Heather Morris

    (547,266)

    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...  more »

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    Call #: F MORRIS

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 2 details

  • The winemaker's wife

    The winemaker's wife2019

    by Kristin Harmel

    (21,486)

    Summary: Champagne, 1940: Inès has just married Michel, the owner of storied champagne house Maison Chauveau, when the Germans invade. As the danger mounts, Michel turns his back on his marriage to begin...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F HARMEL

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Saving the music : a novel

    Saving the music : a novel2020

    by Vincent B. LoCoco

    (124)

    Summary: It is the winter of 1942, and the world is at war. A few Jewish musicians attempt to flee the Nazi death grip, each desperately trying to navigate his own path to safety. With the courageous aid and...  more »

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    Call #: F LOCOCO

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Eternal : a novel

    Eternal : a novel2021

    by Lisa Scottoline

    (4,142)

    Summary: Elisabetta, Marco, and Sandro grow up as the best of friends despite their differences. Elisabetta is a feisty beauty who dreams of becoming a novelist; Marco the brash and athletic son in a family...  more »

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    Call #: F SCOTTOLINE

    Locations: New Adult Fiction, Hot Picks

    copies in: 0 of 4 details

  • Eternal [CD book] : a novel

    Eternal : a novel2021

    by Lisa Scottoline

    (4,142)

    Summary: Elisabetta, Marco, and Sandro grow up as the best of friends despite their differences. Elisabetta is a feisty beauty who dreams of becoming a novelist; Marco the brash and athletic son in a family...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK F SCOTTOLINE

    Location: New Adult CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The German girl

    The German girl2016

    by Armando Lucas Correa

    (27,233)

    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...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F CORREA

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Girl in the blue coat

    Girl in the blue coat2016

    by Monica Hesse

    (25,017)

    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...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F HESSE

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Prisoner of night and fog

    Prisoner of night and fog2015

    by Anne Blankman

    Series: Prisoner Of Night And Fog Series - #1

    (9,389)

    Summary: In 1930s Munich, the favorite niece of rising political leader Adolph Hitler is torn between duty and love after meeting a fearless and handsome young Jewish reporter.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F BLANKMAN

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The houseguest : a novel

    The houseguest : a novel2016

    by Kim Brooks

    (261)

    Summary: A story about identity, family, and the decisions that define who we will become.

    BOOK

    Call #: F BROOKS

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Hidden : a child's story of the Holocaust

    Hidden : a child's story of the Holocaust2014

    by Loïc Dauvillier

    (7,291)

    Summary: "A grandmother shares the story of her experiences in WWII with her grandchild in this graphic novel for young readers"-- Provided by publisher.

    BOOK

    Call #: GRAPHIC NOVEL DAU

    Location: YA Graphic Novels

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Return to me [large print]

    Return to me2013

    by Lynn N. Austin

    Series: Restoration Chronicles Series - #1

    (3,281)

    Summary: After years of watching his children and grandchildren wander from their faith, Iddo's prayers are answered: King Cyrus is allowing God's chosen people to return to Jerusalem. Jubilant, he prepares...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: LP F AUSTIN

    Location: Large Print Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The orphan's tale

    The orphan's tale2017

    by Pam Jenoff

    (68,434)

    Summary: Sixteen-year-old Noa, forced to give up her baby fathered by a Nazi soldier, snatches a child from a boxcar containing Jewish infants bound for a concentration camp and takes refuge with a traveling...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F JENOFF

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The orphan's tale [eBook]

    The orphan's tale2017

    by Pam Jenoff

    (67,917)

    Summary: Sixteen-year-old Noa, forced to give up her baby fathered by a Nazi soldier, snatches a child from a boxcar containing Jewish infants bound for a concentration camp and takes refuge with a traveling...  more »

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  • Armstrong & Charlie

    Armstrong & Charlie2017

    by Steven Frank

    (520)

    Summary: "During the pilot year of a Los Angeles school system integration program, two sixth grade boys, one black, one white, become best friends as they learn to cope with everything from first crushes and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F FRANK

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • New boy

    New boy2005

    by Julian Houston

    (479)

    Summary: As a new sophomore at an exclusive boarding school in the 1950s, Rob Garrett, a young black man, is witness to the persecution of other students and wonders about the growing civil rights movement back home in Virginia.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F HOUSTON

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Summer of my German soldier

    Summer of my German soldier2000

    by Bette Greene

    (16,022)

    Summary: Sheltering an escaped German prisoner of war is the beginning of some shattering experiences for a twelve-year-old Jewish girl in Arkansas.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F GREENE

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • How to ruin my teenage life

    How to ruin my teenage life2007

    by Simone Elkeles

    Series: Amy Nelson Series - #1

    Summary: Living with her Israeli father in Chicago, seventeen-year-old Amy Nelson-Barak feels like a walking disaster, worried about her "non-boyfriend" in the Israeli army, her mother, new stepfather, and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F ELKELES

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • How to ruin your boyfriend's reputation

    How to ruin your boyfriend's reputation2009

    by Simone Elkeles

    Series: Amy Nelson Series - #3

    (6,530)

    Summary: During the summer between her junior and senior year of high school, spoiled Chicagoan Amy Nelson-Barak volunteers for Israeli military boot camp when she learns that her boyfriend, a commando in the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F ELKELES

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • How to ruin a summer vacation

    How to ruin a summer vacation2007

    by Simone Elkeles

    Series: Amy Nelson Series - #2

    (10,181)

    Summary: Going to Israel with her estranged father is the last thing Amy wants to do this summer. A spoiled American teenager with an attitude that matches her killer Jimmy Choo slides, she's got a serious...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F ELKELES

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details