Adult Readers Advisory

Readers Advisory: “Look for the Helpers”

Non-fiction selections about good people pitching in during the worst of times.

Diane Ackerman, A Slender Thread: Rediscovering Hope at the Heart of Crisis (362.2 ACKERMAN)

Diane Ackerman, The Zookeeper’s Wife (940.53 ACKERMAN)

Ida Cook, Safe Passage: The Remarkable True Story of Two Sisters Who Rescued Jews from the Nazis (B COOK)

Peter Duffy, The Bielski Brothers: The True Story of Three Men Who Defied the Nazis, Saved 1,200 Jews, and Built a Village in the Forest (940.53 DUFFY)

Gretel Ehrlich, Facing the Wave: A Journey in the Wake of the Tsunami (363.34 EHRLICH)

Pen Farthing, One Dog at a Time: Saving the Strays of Afghanistan (636.08 FARTHING)

Miep Gies, Anne Frank Remembered: The Story of the Woman Who Helped to Hide the Frank Family (B GIES)

Peter Grose, A Good Place to Hide: How One French Community Saved Thousands of Lives in World War II (940.53 GROSE)

Susan Hagen, Women at Ground Zero: Stories of Courage and Compassion (363.3 HAGEN)

Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport (DVD 940.531 INTO)

Leon Leyson, The Boy on the Wooden Box: How the Impossible Became Possible…on Schindler’s List (J B LEYSON)

Tilar J. Mazzeo, Irena’s Children: The Extraordinary Story of the Woman Who Saved 2,500 Children from the Warsaw Ghetto (940.53 MAZZEO)

Edith Milton, The Tiger in the Attic: Memories of the Kindertransport and Growing Up English (940.53 Milton)

Joanne Oppenheim, Dear Miss Breed: True Stories of the Japanese-American Incarceration During World War II and a Librarian Who Made a Difference (J 940.53 OPPENHEIM)