WWII

How High the Moon

By Karyn Parsons - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

What are the ingredients of a happy childhood? Karyn Parsons answers this question in her stunningly beautiful novel set in Clarendon County, South ...Read Review

Village of Scoundrels

By Margi Preus - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young AdultLiterary

Based on the true story of villagers who saved thousands of Jews during World War II, Village of Scoundrels traces the fortunes and ...Read Review

This Light Between Us: A Novel of World War II

By Andrew Fukuda - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In 1935, Alex Maki’s teacher assigns him a pen pal, a French Jew named Charlie Levy. Trouble is, Charlie is a girl! Despite ...Read Review

My Life is Like a Fairy Tale

By Robert Irwin - Published 2019

Genres:

Literary

By 1945, Dutch bit-part actress and dancer Sonja Heda is finding it increasingly difficult to find roles. Not only are fewer films being made ...Read Review

Cilka’s Journey

By Heather Morris - Published 2019

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Cilka Klein was a real woman who endured not only Auschwitz but also the Russian gulag: two of the most brutal places of ...Read Review

The Light After the War

By Anita Abriel - Published 2020

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Inspired by her mother’s story of survival during the Holocaust, Anita Abriel relates the tale of two young women trying to carve ...Read Review

The Yellow Bird Sings: A Novel

By Jennifer Rosner - Published 2020

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A mother’s unconditional love and fierce desire to protect her child is at the heart of this tragic and beautiful novel set ...Read Review

Minesweeper (Special Forces, Book 2)

By Chris Lynch - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Before there were Navy SEALs, there were Underwater Demolition Teams, UDTs. Fergus Frew lost his father in WWII. His mother worries about him ...Read Review

White Bird: A Wonder Story

By R. J. Palacio - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

From the author of Wonder comes this moving and inspirational graphic novel—the author’s first foray into this genre—about the Holocaust. ...Read Review

The Taste of Rain

By Monique Polak - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

By 1945 Gwen has been a prisoner in a Japanese internment camp in northern China for three years, since the Japanese attacked her boarding ...Read Review

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