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Boy who followed his father into Auschwitz : a true story retold for young readers by Dronfield, Jeremy 

BTSB Prebound(Quill Tree Books, 2023)

Publication Date: 01/17/2023

BTSB #: 290858 Available

Dewey: 940.53/CAges: 8-12   

Subjects: Kleinmann, Fritz,|d1923- Kleinmann, Gustav,|d1891-1976 Auschwitz (Poland: Concentration camp) Father-son relationship Holocaust survivors - Biography Jews - Biography

Summary: Retells the Kleinmanns' true story through the heroic journeys of Fritz and Kurt, capturing their tale of survival fueled by bravery, love, loyalty, and hope.

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Dear Mr. Dickens by Churnin, Nancy 

BTSB Prebound(Whitman, 2021)

Publication Date: 10/15/2021

BTSB #: 214845 Available

Dewey: 823/BAges: 4-8   
AR: 4.4 LG Lexile: 740 AD

Subjects: Dickens, Charles,|d1812-1870 - Correspondence Davis, Eliza - Correspondence Jews in literature Jews - Biography Conflict management

Summary: In Eliza Davis's day, Charles Dickens was the most celebrated living writer in England. But some of his books reflected a prejudice that was all too common at the time: prejudice against Jewish people. Eliza was Jewish, and her heart hurt to see a Jewish character in Oliver Twist portrayed as ugly and selfish. She wanted to speak out about how unfair that was, even if it meant speaking out against the great man himself. So, she wrote a letter to Charles Dickens. What happened next is history.

Greatest song of all : how Isaac Stern united the world to save Carnegie Hall by Hoyt, Megan 

BTSB Prebound(Quill Tree Books, 2022)

Publication Date: 06/21/2022

BTSB #: 467323 Available

Dewey: 787.2092/BAges: 4-8   

Subjects: Stern, Isaac,|d1920-2001 Carnegie Hall (New York, N.Y.) Violinists - Biography Jews - Biography

Summary: The inspiring story of Isaac Stern, the violin virtuoso who saved Carnegie Hall from being demolished.

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I'll keep you close by Verstegen, Jeska 

BTSB Prebound(Levine Querido, 2021)

Publication Date: 10/05/2021

BTSB #: 908672 Available

Dewey: 305.8924/BAges: 10-14   

Subjects: Verstegen, Jeska Jews - Biography Secrets Family life

Summary: Jeska doesn't know why her mother keeps the curtains drawn so tightly every day. And what exactly is she trying to drown out when she floods the house with Mozart? When Jeska's grandmother accidentally calls her by a stranger's name, she seizes her first clue to uncovering her family's past, and hopefully to all that's gone unsaid.

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Murder among friends : how Leopold and Loeb tried to commit the perfect crime by Fleming, Candace 

BTSB Prebound(Anne Schwartz Books, 2022)

Publication Date: 03/29/2022

BTSB #: 341184 Available

Dewey: 364/CAges: 14-18   
Lexile: 850

Subjects: Homicide Trials (Homicide) - Illinois College students Jews - Biography Wealth Chicago (Ill.) - History|y20th century

Summary: In 1924, eighteen-year-old college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb made a decision: they would commit the perfect crime by kidnapping and murdering a child they both knew. Depicts every twist and turn of this harrowing case--how two wealthy, brilliant young men planned and committed what became known as the crime of the century, how they were caught, why they confessed, and how the renowned criminal defense attorney Clarence Darrow enabled them to avoid the death penalty.

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