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Beyond the Wire

By James D. Shipman - Published 2022

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There is no shortage of novels about the Holocaust, each of them recounting the unspeakable horrors of Nazi extermination camps and the suffering ...Read Review

Yonder

By Ali Standish - Published 2022

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Children/YA

Danny Timmons looks up to Jack Bailey, an older boy, when Jack saves the lives of two little girls caught in a flood. ...Read Review

The City Beautiful

By Aden Polydoros - Published 2021

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Children/Young Adult

Chicago in 1893 is home to thousands of immigrants from all around the world, each of them hoping to realize a new and prosperous ...Read Review

The Flutist of Arnhem: A Story of Operation Market Garden

By Antonio Gil - Published 2021

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Military

In German-occupied Holland in December 1943, all the British Special Operations Executives had been captured by the Nazis—all except one. John Hewson, carrying ...Read Review

The Life and Deaths of Frankie D.

By Colleen Nelson - Published 2021

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Children/Young Adult

Frankie lives the life of a teenage outcast, someone who finds it difficult to trust others. And why not? Born with a rare ...Read Review

Flight: A Novel of a Daring Escape During World War II

By Vanessa Harbour - Published 2021

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Children/Young Adult

At least twice during their long history, the famed Lipizzaner horses of the Spanish Riding School had to be removed from their home ...Read Review

Poison Priestess (Lady Slayers)

By Lana Popovic - Published 2021

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Children/Young Adult

Times are difficult for women of little means in 17th-century France, especially if they are young, poor orphans working in the candle-making sweatshop ...Read Review

Tell No Tales: Pirates of the Southern Seas

By Sam Maggs - Published 2021

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Children/Young AdultNautical

This graphic novel recounts the adventures of real-life 18th-century pirates Anne Bonny and Mary Read, with cameo appearances by Jack Rackham. Anne’s ...Read Review

Malcolm and Me

By Robin Farmer - Published 2020

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Children/Young Adult

In 1974 Philadelphia, thirteen-year-old Roberta Forest calls Thomas Jefferson a hypocrite for being a slaveowner, and her eighth-grade teacher, Sister Elizabeth, retaliates by telling ...Read Review

The Peacemakers

By Rebecca Suter Lindsay - Published 2021

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Children/Young Adult

Not every Virginian is pleased with the 1861 state referendum that allows Virginia to secede from the Union and join the Confederate States of ...Read Review

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