Scholastic

Refugee

By Alan Gratz - Published 2017

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Germany, 1938. Josef’s father is arrested for being Jewish and practicing law. After six months at a concentration camp, he is released on ...Read Review

Prison of War: A Novel of World War II

By Michael P. Spradlin - Published 2017

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Written for readers ages twelve and up, Prisoner of War is the harrowing story of 15-year-old Henry Forrest, who lies about his age ...Read Review

Unbound

By Ann E. Burg - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Grace, a nine-year-old slave in pre-Civil War America, lives with her mother and stepfather, who work in the tobacco fields, and the elderly ...Read Review

The Darkest Hour

By Caroline Tung Richmond - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Sixteen-year-old Lucie Blaise is devastated when her brother is killed in World War II and volunteers to do her part in the war ...Read Review

Projekt 1065

By Alan Gratz - Published 2016

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

In 1943 Berlin, if you’re a boy, you’re in the Hitler Youth. Although Michael O’Shaunessey is the son of the Irish ...Read Review

Saving Wonder

By Mary Knight - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In this novel written in a first-person narrative, Curley Hines has lost his mother, father, and younger brother in two separate accidents tied ...Read Review

Rise of the Wolf

By Jennifer A. Nielsen - Published 2016

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young AdultFantasy

This is book two in the Mark of the Thief series, which takes place in ancient Rome. The Praetors, who serve the goddess ...Read Review

Audacity Jones to the Rescue

By Kirby Larson - Published 2016

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

Audacity Jones is an 11-year-old orphan living at Miss Maisie’s School for Wayward Girls in Swayzee, Indiana. She’s not really wayward, ...Read Review

I Survived: The Hindenburg Disaster, 1937

By Lauren Tarshis - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Tarshis’s latest installment in the I Survived series for ages 7 to 10 recounts the horrors of the Hindenburg disaster in May 1937 in New ...Read Review

Ghosts of War: AWOL in North Africa

By Steve Watkins - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

Friends and band mates Anderson, Greg and Julie are 6th grade students living in modern-day Fredericksburg, Virginia. In the previous two books of ...Read Review