They Went Left

They Went LeftGermany, 1945 The soldiers who liberated the Gross Rosen concentration camp said the war was over, but nothing feels over to eighteen year old Zofia Lederman Her body has barely begun to heal her mind feels broken And her life is completely shattered Three years ago, she and her younger brother

On the Horizon

On the Horizonn From Lois Lowry comes an account of the lives lost in two of WWII s most infamous events Pearl Harbor and Hiroshima With black and white illustrations by Kenard Pak nLois Lowry looks back at history through a personal lens as she draws from her own memories as a child in Hawaii and Japan, as we

The Queen of Paris: A Novel of Coco Chanel

The Queen of Paris: A Novel of Coco ChanelLegendary fashion designer Coco Chanel is revered for her sophisticated style the iconic little black dress and famed for her intoxicating perfume Chanel No 5 Yet behind the public persona is a complicated woman of intrigue, shadowed by mysterious rumors The Queen of Paris, the new novel from a

Code Name Hélène

Code Name HélèneThis book is based on the life of Nancy Wake, an Australian expat who worked as a reporter for Hearst in Paris just before WWII and later as a spy for the British Lawhon throws readers into the middle of the action, as Nancy, under the alias H l ne, prepares to parachute from an RAF plane into Fran

The Animals at Lockwood Manor

The Animals at Lockwood ManorSome secrets are unspoken Others are unspeakable n nAugust 1939 n nThirty year old Hetty Cartwright is tasked with the evacuation and safekeeping of the natural history museum s collection of mammals Once she and her exhibits arrive at Lockwood Manor, however, where they are to stay for the dur

The Light in Hidden Places

The Light in Hidden PlacesThe extraordinary story of Stefania Podgorska, a Polish teenager who chose bravery and humanity by hiding thirteen Jews in her attic during WWII from 1 New York Times bestselling author Sharon Cameron n nOne knock at the door, and Stefania has a choice to make n nIt is 1943, and for four years,

Hannah's War

Hannah's WarA mesmerizing re imagination of the final months of World War II Kate Quinn, author of The Alice Network , Hannah s War is an unforgettable love story about an exceptional woman and the dangerous power of her greatest discovery n n nBerlin, 1938 Groundbreaking physicist Dr Hannah Weiss is on the

The Blackbird Girls

The Blackbird GirlsOn a spring morning, neighbors Valentina Kaplan and Oksana Savchenko wake up to an angry red sky A reactor at the nuclear power plant where their fathers work Chernobyl has exploded Before they know it, the two girls, who ve always been enemies, find themselves on a train bound for Leningrad to

Franci's War: A Woman's Story of Survival

Franci's War: A Woman's Story of SurvivalThe engrossing memoir of a spirited and glamorous young fashion designer who survived World War ll, with an afterword by her daughter, Helen Epstein n nIn the summer of 1942, twenty two year old Franci Rabinek designated a Jew by the Nazi racial laws arrived at Terezin, a concentration camp and ghe