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Incommunicado

by Randall Platt Sky Pony (November 04, 2014)

Just about everyone is incommunicado in the small, sleepy Oregon coastal town of Sea Park during winter. Until Pearl Harbor, that is, when it springs to patriotic life. But is Ruby Opal Pearl (a.k.a. Jewels)...


Tree Girl

by Ben Mikaelsen HarperCollins (March 29, 2011)

They call Gabriela Tree Girl. Gabi climbs trees to be within reach of the eagles and watch the sun rise into an empty sky. She is at home among the outstretched branches of the Guatemalan forests.

Then one...


So Far from the Bamboo Grove

by Yoko Kawashima Watkins HarperCollins (June 24, 2014)

In the final days of World War II, Koreans were determined to take back control of their country from the Japanese and end the suffering caused by the Japanese occupation. As an eleven-year-old girl living with...


Stay Where You Are And Then Leave

by John Boyne & Oliver Jeffers Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (March 24, 2014)

The next work of historical fiction from the author of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, John Boyne's Stay Where You Are and Then Leave is a touching look at the effects war has on a family.

The day the First...


I Lived on Butterfly Hill

by Marjorie Agosin & Lee White Atheneum Books for Young Readers (March 04, 2014)

An eleven-year-old's world is upended by political turmoil in this "lyrically ambitious tale of exile and reunification" (Kirkus Reviews) from an award-winning poet, based on true events in Chile.

Celeste Marconi...


With Lee in Virginia

by G. A. Henty Dover Publications (April 12, 2012)

The Civil War is seen through the eyes of a spirited Southern teenager who staunchly supports the rights of slaves but joins Lee's cavalry and fights for the Confederacy. 15 black-and-white illustrations.


Shooting the Moon

by Frances O'Roark Dowell Atheneum Books for Young Readers (October 27, 2009)

JAMIE THINKS HER FATHER CAN DO ANYTHING....

UNTIL THE ONE TIME HE CAN DO NOTHING.

When twelve-year-old Jamie Dexter's brother joins the Army and is sent to Vietnam, Jamie is plum thrilled. She can't wait to...


Kid Soldier

by Jennifer Maruno Dundurn (August 12, 2013)

Fatherless fifteen-year-old Richard is befriended by a former military man in St. Catharines, Ontario. After attending army summer training camp in 1939, he joins the army at the start of the Second World War,...


Beautiful Goodbye

by Nancy Runstedler Dundurn (July 08, 2013)

Maggie, Gillian, and Cole figure nothing could possibly go wrong when they test out the old Ouija board they find in the attic, but are shocked to discover themselves on a whirlwind journey they may never return...


A Troubled Peace

by L. M. Elliott Katherine Tegen Books (August 25, 2009)

March 1945

World War II may be ending, but for nineteen-year-old pilot Henry Forester the conflict still rages. Shot down behind enemy lines in France, Henry endured a dangerous trek to freedom, relying on the...


Soldier Dog

by Sam Angus Feiwel & Friends (April 15, 2013)

With his older brother gone to fight in the Great War, and his father prone to sudden rages, 14-year-old Stanley devotes himself to taking care of the family's greyhound and puppies. Until the morning Stanley...


Under the Persimmon Tree

by Suzanne Fisher Staples Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (March 31, 2008)

Intertwined portraits of courage and hope in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Najmah, a young Afghan girl whose name means "star," suddenly finds herself alone when her father and older brother are conscripted by the...


The Girl Is Trouble

Girl is Murder #2

by Kathryn Miller Haines Roaring Brook Press (July 02, 2012)

Iris Anderson and her father have finally come to an understanding. Iris is allowed to help out at her Pop's detective agency as long as she follows his rules and learns from his technique. But when Iris uncovers...


The Girl Is Murder

Girl is Murder #1

by Kathryn Miller Haines Roaring Brook Press (July 18, 2011)

Iris Anderson is only 15, but she's quickly mastering the art of deception in this YA novel for fans of Veronica Mars.

It's the Fall of 1942 and Iris's world is rapidly changing. Her Pop is back from the war...


When Zachary Beaver Came to Town

National Book Award for Young People's Literature 1999

by Kimberly Willis Holt Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (July 18, 2011)

National Book Award Winner

The red words painted on the trailer caused quite a buzz around town and before an hour was up, half of Antler was standing in line with two dollars clutched in hand to see the fattest...


My Brother's Shadow

by Monika Schroder Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (September 26, 2011)

As World War I draws to a close in 1918, German citizens are starving and suffering under a repressive regime. Sixteen-year-old Moritz is torn. His father died in the war and his older brother still risks his...


90 Miles to Havana

by Enrique Flores-Galbis Roaring Brook Press (August 02, 2010)

When Julian's parents make the heartbreaking decision to send him and his two brothers away from Cuba to Miami via the Pedro Pan operation, the boys are thrust into a new world where bullies run rampant and...


Hitler's Canary

by Sandi Toksvig Roaring Brook Press (March 05, 2007)

"My brother stood up so quickly he almost knocked Mama over. 'Why aren't you doing something? Do you know what the British are calling us? Hitler's canary! I've heard it on the radio, on the BBC. They say he...


Winnie's Great War

by Lindsay Mattick, Josh Greenhut & Sophie Blackall Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (September 17, 2018)

From the creative team behind the bestselling, Caldecott Medal--winning Finding Winnie comes an extraordinary wartime adventure seen through the eyes of the world's most beloved bear.

Here is a heartwarming...


Coming Home

by Greg Ruth Feiwel & Friends (November 03, 2014)

Every day, soldiers leave their families to protect others.

We love them. We miss them when they're gone.

And we want them all to come home. They are our heroes.


Shooting at the Stars

by John Hendrix Abrams Books for Young Readers (October 06, 2014)

Shooting at the Stars is the moving story of a young British soldier on the front lines during World War I who experiences an unforgettable Christmas Eve. In a letter home to his mother, he describes how, despite...


Village of Scoundrels

by Margi Preus Amulet Books (February 24, 2020)

Newbery Honor recipient Margi Preus tells the incredible true story of a group of French teenagers who helped save refugees in WWII

Based on the true story of the French villagers in WWII who saved thousands...


Under the Broken Sky

by Mariko Nagai Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (October 14, 2019)

"Necessary for all of humankind, Under the Broken Sky is a breathtaking work of literature."--Booklist, starred review

A beautifully told middle-grade novel-in-verse about a Japanese orphan's experience in occupied...


Young Wild West WIth the Cavalry  or The Fight at Bear Pass

by An Old Scout Wildside Press (November 30, 2018)

Young Wild West, the well-known boy hero, who was commonly called the Champion Deadshot of the West, continues his adventures in "Young Wild West With the Cavalry." This is the lead novel from the Wild West...


Different Days

by Vicki Berger Erwin Sky Pony (October 17, 2017)

Twelve-year-old Rosie is fiercely proud to be an American, and has a happy life with her family in their comfortable home in sunny Honolulu, Hawaii.

Then, on the morning of December 7, 1941, Pearl Harbor is bombed...


The Last Cherry Blossom

by Kathleen Burkinshaw Sky Pony (August 02, 2016)

Following the seventieth anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, this is a new, very personal story to join Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes.

Yuriko was happy growing up in Hiroshima when it was just...


Survival Tails: World War II

by Katrina Charman Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (August 13, 2019)

A brave messenger pigeon enlists a group of heroic zoo animals to help him complete his mission in this thrilling, informative read, perfect for fans of the Ranger in Time and I Survived series

World War II is...


Young Wild West Saved by a Signal

by An Old Scout Wildside Press (May 22, 2018)

Young Wild West, the well-known boy hero, who was commonly called the Champion Deadshot of the West, continues his adventures in "Young Wild West Saved by a Signal." This is the lead novel from the Wild West...


The Liberty Boys on the Wallkill

by Harry Moore Wildside Press (May 22, 2018)

This is the lead novel from "The Liberty Boys of '76," #513, a Nickel Weekly publication containing tales of the American Revolution. It was originally published on October 28, 1910.


The Liberty Boys and "Black Bess"

by Harry Moore Wildside Press (May 22, 2018)

This is the lead novel from "The Liberty Boys of '76," #511, a Nickel Weekly publication containing tales of the American Revolution. It was originally published on October 14, 1910.


The Liberty Boys in the Drowned Lands

by Harry Moore Wildside Press (May 22, 2018)

This is the lead novel from "The Liberty Boys of '76," #484, a Nickel Weekly publication containing tales of the American Revolution. It was originally published on April 15, 1910.


The Liberty Boys' Pitched Battle

by Harry Moore Wildside Press (May 22, 2018)

This is the lead novel from "The Liberty Boys of '76," #499, a Nickel Weekly publication containing tales of the American Revolution. It was originally published on July 22, 1910.


The Liberty Boys Betrayed

by Harry Moore Wildside Press (May 22, 2018)

This is the lead novel from "The Liberty Boys of '76," #495, a Nickel Weekly publication containing tales of the American Revolution. It was originally published on June 24, 1910.


The Liberty Boys' Forced March

by Harry Moore Wildside Press (May 22, 2018)

This is the lead novel from "The Liberty Boys of '76," #472, a Nickel Weekly publication containing tales of the American Revolution. It was originally published on January 14, 1910.


The Liberty Boys and the Indian Fighter

by Harry Moore Wildside Press (May 22, 2018)

This is the lead novel from "The Liberty Boys of '76," #475, a Nickel Weekly publication containing tales of the American Revolution. It was originally published on February 4, 1910.


The Liberty Boys' Running Fight

by Harry Moore Wildside Press (May 22, 2018)

This is the lead novel from "The Liberty Boys of '76," #476, a Nickel Weekly publication containing tales of the American Revolution. It was originally published on February 11, 1910.


The Liberty Boys' Threat

The Liberty Boys After Delancey

The Liberty Boys and the Tory Girl

The Liberty Boys at Four Hole Swamp; or, Cornered by a Regiment

by Harry Moore Wildside Press (May 22, 2018)

This is the lead novel from "The Liberty Boys of '76," #421, a Nickel Weekly publication containing tales of the American Revolution. It was originally published on January 15, 1909.


The Liberty Boys on the Delaware; or Holding Fort Mifflin

by Harry Moore Wildside Press (May 22, 2018)

This is the lead novel from "The Liberty Boys of '76," #418, a Nickel Weekly publication containing tales of the American Revolution. It was originally published on January 1, 1909.


The Liberty Boys on Pine Tree Hill

by Harry Moore Wildside Press (May 22, 2018)

This is the lead novel from "The Liberty Boys of '76," #423, a Nickel Weekly publication containing tales of the American Revolution. It was originally published on February 5, 1909.


A Secret Diary of the First World War

by Gill Arbuthnott & Darren Gate Kelpies (September 20, 2018)

What was the First World War really like? Step into the boots of 14-year-old James Marchbank and experience the most important, incredible, peculiar, poignant, remarkable and revolting bits of World War 1.

Inspired...


The Liberty Boys of '76: The Liberty Boys' Gunpowder Plot

by Harry Moore Wildside Press (March 22, 2018)

The Liberty Boys of '76 was a weekly magazine containing stories of the American Revolution. The stories were based on actual facts and give a faithful account of the exciting adventures of a brave band of American...


Winnie's Great War

by Lindsay Mattick, Josh Greenhut & Sophie Blackall Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (September 18, 2018)

From the creative team behind the bestselling, Caldecott Medal--winning Finding Winnie comes an extraordinary wartime adventure seen through the eyes of the world's most beloved bear.

Here is a heartwarming imagining...


A Boy at War

by Harry Mazer Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (June 26, 2012)

They rowed hard, away from the battleships and the bombs. Water sprayed over them. The rowboat pitched one way and then the other. Then, before his eyes, the Arizona lifted up out of the water. That enormous...


A Penny for a Hundred

by Ethel Pochocki & Mary Beth Owens Down East Books (December 20, 2014)

A Penny for a Hundred is beloved children's book author Ethel Pockocki's timeless tale of culture shock in rural Maine during the Second World War. It is 1944 and nine-year-old Clare will finally be able to...


The Unofficial Christmas Truce of 1914 - History of the World | Children's Military Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

The spirit of Christmas was strong between the soldiers fighting in 1914. They voluntarily stopped fighting to celebrate Christmas. They shared a good laugh and a cigarette or two, too! How we wish that agreement...


How WWI Changed Modern Warfare - History War Books | Children's Military Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

Did you know that apart from lessons on ethics and morals, the World War 1 also gives valuable contributions to the progress of military science? Open this book to learn How WWI Changed Modern Warfare. Take...


World War I, President Wilson and His Fourteen Points - History 5th Grade | Children's Military Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

This is a huge history book for fifth graders because of the topics discussed here. What is was the relationship between President Wilson, his fourteen points and World War I? Learning about some of the most...