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Escape Route

By Elan Barnehama - Published 2022


Growing up in New York City in the late 1960s, 13-year-old Zach’s life is defined by his Jewish roots and the war ...Read Review

The Ravens of Vienna

By Adrian Grafe - Published 2022



Felix Lichtblau is a banker in World War II Vienna, using his position to bribe Nazi officials at the same time as he ...Read Review

These Are Not the Words

By Amanda West Lewis - Published 2022


Children/Young Adult

Twelve-year-old Miranda Billie Taylor, known as Missy, lives in Manhattan’s East Village in 1963 with her photojournalist and jazz-drumming father and aspiring artist ...Read Review

This Rebel Heart

By Katherine Locke - Published 2022


Children/Young Adult

On the eve of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution, 18-year-old Csilla works as a typist for a newspaper in Budapest and lives with her aunt ...Read Review

Rima’s Rebellion: Courage in a Time of Tyranny

By Margarita Engle - Published 2022


Children/Young Adult

Rima is a “natural” child in Cuba in the early 20th century. Her father, a wealthy landowner, had an affair with one of ...Read Review

Goodnight, Vienna

By Marius Gabriel - Published 2022



Katya, daughter of Russian nobles who fled the Bolsheviks, dreams of practicing medicine, but her impecunious parents, now living in Paris, arrange for ...Read Review

The Silent Unseen: A Novel of World War II

By Amanda McCrina - Published 2022



Making her way back to her Polish village in 1944 after years of forced labor under the Nazis, 16-year-old Maria hides from Soviet troops ...Read Review

Beneath the Veil of Smoke and Ash

By Tammy Pasterick - Published 2021


Set amid the factories and coal mines of western Pennsylvania, Pasterick’s novel follows several interconnected families over the course of seven years. ...Read Review

The Shadow War

By Lindsay Smith - Published 2021


Children/Young AdultHistorical Fantasy

Magic and history combine in an exciting tale set behind the lines in World War II Germany as five teens try to take ...Read Review

Traitors Among Us

By Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch - Published 2021


Children/Young Adult

Two Ukrainian sisters—16-year-old Krystia and 14-year-old Maria—think they’re safe once they’ve escaped to an American-run refugee camp in Germany ...Read Review