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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...


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...


The Snow Goose

by Paul Gallico & Ralph Cosham Blackstone Publishing (January 02, 2014)

On the desolate Essex marshes, a young girl named Fritha arrives at a remote lighthouse seeking help from its lonely inhabitant: PhilipRhayader, a crippled artist who has established a bird sanctuary on his...


Iron Thunder

by Avi & Tyler Greenlaw Blackstone Publishing (October 01, 2010)

Afterhis father is killed fighting for the Union, thirteen-year-old Tom Carrolltakes a job at a Brooklyn ironworks to support his family. He quickly learnsthat they are building an ironclad "unsinkable" ship...


With Every Drop of Blood

by James Lincoln Collier, Christopher Collier & Alston Brown Blackstone Publishing (December 01, 2012)

A vivid portrayal of the Civil War. Johnny, fourteen, convinces his mother to let him join a wagon train carrying food to Confederate soldiers. He has been brought up to believe that all blacks are stupid; thus,...


War Comes to Willy Freeman

by James Lincoln Collier, Christopher Collier & Sean Crisden Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2013)

Willy Freeman's life changes forever when she witnesses her father's death at the hands of the Redcoats and returns home to find that the British have taken her mother as a prisoner to New York City. Willy,...


Bull Run

by Paul Fleischman & various narrators Blackstone Publishing (October 01, 2011)

Sixteen voices--not the heroes, not those who would become eulogized in history books and synonymous with the glory of war. No, these are the voices of the common soldiers and their leaders, their families,...


To Herat and Cabul

by G. A. Henty & Stuart Langton Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

When sixteen-year-old Angus Campbell finds himself orphaned and his life at risk, he leaves Tabriz and makes his way to Teheran to seek employment with the British ambassador there. His knowledge of Persian,...


The Jeffersonian Republicans

My Brother Sam Is Dead

by James Lincoln Collier, Christopher Collier & John C. Brown Blackstone Publishing (October 01, 2011)

The classic story of one family torn apart by the Revolutionary War

All his life, Tim Meeker has looked up to his brother. Sam is smart and brave, and is now a part of the American Revolution. Not everyone in...


Winnie's Great War

by Lindsay Mattick, Josh Greenhut, Sophie Blackall & Kathleen McInerney Little, Brown 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...


Grenade

by Alan Gratz & Todd Haberkorn Scholastic Inc. Audio (August 01, 2019)

Here it is! The hugely anticipated follow-up to Gratz's NYT bestselling, critically acclaimed phenomenon REFUGEE. This is another searing and heart-pounding look at kids making their way through war. It's 1944...


Duke

by Kirby Larson & Jonah Von Spreecken Scholastic Inc. Audio (August 01, 2019)

A poignant World War II story about a boy and his dog and his dad, and the many meanings of bravery, from Newbery Honor author Kirby Larson. With World War II raging and his father fighting overseas in Europe,...


Dash

by Kirby Larson & Kathy Hsieh Scholastic Inc. Audio (August 01, 2019)

New from Newbery Honor author Kirby Larson, the moving story of a Japanese American girl who is separated from her dog upon being sent to an incarceration camp during WWII. Although Mitsi Kashino and her family...


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...


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...


Name Upon Name

by Sheena Wilkinson Little Island Books (August 27, 2015)

Belfast in 1916. Fourteen-year-old Helen is shaped by her mixed background – rural, Catholic Irish values from mum Kathleen; urban, Protestant Ulster ones from dad James. Her parents are relaxed in their politics...