WWII

How We Disappeared

By Jing-Jing Lee - Published 2019

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Straddling two timelines and told from the perspective of two narrators, How We Disappeared is an evocative glimpse into Japanese-occupied Singapore during World ...Read Review

The World That We Knew

By Alice Hoffman - Published 2019

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Literary

Magical realism combines with fairy tale in this story of young adults facing death and torture at the hands of the Nazis during ...Read Review

The Long Flight Home

By A.L. Hlad - By Alan Hlad - Published 2019

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In September 1940, England’s war with Germany is a year old. France has surrendered, British soldiers evacuated from Dunkirk in June, and in ...Read Review

An Unlikely Spy

By Terry Deary - Published 2019

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Children/Young Adult

September 1939. World War 2 has broken out. Brigit Furst has been evacuated to Wales. Her father, a German has been interned for the duration ...Read Review

The Wild Impossibility

By Cheryl A. Ossola - Published 2019

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Few jobs are as stressful as that of a nurse in a neonatal ICU, and in February 2011, Kira is maxed out by her ...Read Review

Caging Skies

By Christine Leunens - Published 2019

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Literary

Like many Viennese boys of the late 1930s, Johannes Betzler joins the Hitler Youth, in which he takes great pride, and swallows the ...Read Review

Costalegre

By Courtney Maum - Published 2019

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Costalegre Island, Mexico, 1937. Young Lara awaits the arrival of a ship from Europe filled with her mother’s art collection and more artist ...Read Review

Guesthouse for Ganesha

By Judith Teitelman - Published 2019

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Literary

In 1923, Esther Grünspan settles in Köln from Poland.  She has been jilted on her wedding day, and the betrayal of love ...Read Review

Across The Divide

By Anne Booth - Published 2018

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Children/Young Adult

This is a brave and clever book which addresses important issues in a timely manner. Olivia is experiencing problems with school, with a ...Read Review

The Chelsea Girls

By Fiona Davis - Published 2019

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Hazel lands in Naples, Italy in 1945 as the newest member of the USO tour. She hopes to follow her family onto the stage, ...Read Review

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