Odette's Secrets by Maryann Macdonald --Holocaust
Autobiography. Odette, a young Jewish girl living in Paris in 1940. It
tells the story of how Odette's life changed after the Nazi forces moved
in to occupy France. Originally written in the girl's journal discovered
in a museum.
Yelsin (Newbery Honor Book) Stalin Era Russia. Amazing in its simplicity,
profound in its importance!
the Wings of Heroes by
Richard Peck (The homefront in World War II)
Eva by Joan M. Wolf
The Greatest Skating Race
by Louise Borden
Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot Picture
Book by Margot Theis Raven
The Yellow Star, The Legend of King
Christian X of Denmark Picture Book by Carmen
The Attack on Pearl Harbor Picture
Book by Shelly Tanaka
Passage to Freedom: The Sugihara Story
by Ken Mochizuki --Picture Book--A Japanese
diplomat saves hundreds of lives in Nazi Germany during WWII
Cynthia Kadohata is the story of a young Japanese-American girl who was
forced to leave her home to live in a relocation camp.
One Handed Catch by
M. J. Auch, (the story of a boy with
his goals set on becoming a baseball player) who loses a
hand in a horrific accident. You
and your kids will stand and applaud for the courage and perseverance
of this young athlete!
The story is set in post-war era as the United States
struggled to recover from World War II.
War II Through the Eyes of an Austrian during World War II