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Catherine's War
Kids Fiction 22 0
A magnificent narrative inspired by a true survival story that asks universal questions about a young girl’s coming of age story, her identity, her passions, and her first loves. At the Sèvres Children’s Home outside Paris, Rachel Cohen has discovered her passion—photography. Although she hasn’t...
 
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Stolen Girl
Kids Fiction 819 0
Nadia is haunted by World War II. Her memories of the war are messy, coming back to her in pieces and flashes she can't control. Though her adoptive mother says they are safe now, Nadia's flashbacks keep coming. Sometimes she remembers running, hunger, and isolation....
 
4.0
 
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Secret Soldiers: How the U.S. Twenty-Third Special Troops Fooled the Nazis
Young Adult Nonfiction 153 0
In his third book about deception during war, Paul B. Janeczko focuses his lens on World War II and the operations carried out by the Twenty-Third Headquarters Special Troops, aka the Ghost Army. This remarkable unit included actors, camouflage experts, sound engineers, painters, and set designers who used their skills...
 
5.0
 
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Courageous
Kids Fiction 974 0
Aiden is the son of a fisherman on the south coast of England, and he's feared the ocean since his oldest brother's ship was sunk by a German U-boat. But that doesn't matter when he and his best friend Sally hear chatter on their radio....
 
4.0
 
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A Thousand Sisters: The Heroic Airwomen of the Soviet Union in World War II
Young Adult Nonfiction 376 0
In the early years of World War II, Josef Stalin issued an order that made the Soviet Union the first country in the world to allow female pilots to fly in combat. Led by Marina Raskova, these three regiments, including the 588th Night Bomber Regiment—nicknamed the “night witches”—faced intense pressure...
 
4.5 (2)
 
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The Faithful Spy: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler
Young Adult Nonfiction 335 0
Adolf Hitler’s Nazi party is gaining strength and becoming more menacing every day. Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a pastor upset by the complacency of the German church toward the suffering around it, forms a breakaway church to speak out against the established political and religious authorities. When the Nazis outlaw the church,...
 
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Young Adult Nonfiction 220 0
The WWII invasion known as D-Day was the largest military endeavor in history. By June 6, 1944, Hitler and his allies had a strong grip on the European continent, where Nazi Germany was engaged in the mass extermination of the Jewish people. The goal of D-Day was the total defeat...
 
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Grenade
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Young Adult Fiction 1770 0
It's 1945, and the world is in the grip of war. Hideki lives with his family on the island of Okinawa, near Japan. When WWII crashes onto his shores, Hideki is drafted into the Blood and Iron Student Corps to fight for the Japanese army. He is handed a...
 
4.7
 
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The Grand Escape: The Greatest Prison Breakout of the 20th Century
Young Adult Nonfiction 2209 0
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At the height of World War I, as battles raged in the trenches and in the air, another struggle for survival was being waged in the most notorious POW camp in all of Germany: Holzminden. A land-locked Alcatraz of sorts, it was home to the most troublesome Allied prisoners--and the...
 
5.0
 
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Air Raid Search and Rescue (Soldier Dogs #1)
Kids Fiction 749 0
The paw-biting start to a thrilling new adventure series perfect for fans of Max and the I Survived books, inspired by the brave military dogs who helped our troops win World War II. When Matt’s older brother enlisted in the army, he left Matt his German Shepherd, Chief,...
 
4.5
 
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In Harm's Way: JFK, World War II, and the Heroic Rescue of PT 109
Young Adult Nonfiction 697 0
In September 1941, young Jack Kennedy was appointed an Ensign in the U.S. Naval Reserve. After completing training and eager to serve, he volunteered for combat duty in the Pacific and was appointed commander of PT 109. On August 2, 1943, Kennedy's PT 109 and...
 
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The Nazi Hunters: How a Team of Spies and Survivors Captured the World's Most Notorious Nazi
Young Adult Nonfiction 549 0
In 1945, at the end of World War II, Adolf Eichmann, the head of operations for the Nazis' Final Solution, walked into the mountains of Germany and vanished. Sixteen years later, an elite team of spies captured him at a bus stop in Argentina and smuggled him to Israel, resulting...
 
4.0
 
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The Orphan Band of Springdale
Kids Fiction 438 0
It’s 1941, and tensions are rising in the United States as the Second World War rages in Europe. Eleven-year-old Gusta’s life, like the world around her, is about to change. Her father, a foreign-born labor organizer, has had to flee the country, and Gusta has been sent to live in...
 
4.5 (2)
 
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Voices from the Second World War: Stories of War as Told to Children of Today
Kids Nonfiction 573 0
The Second World War was the most devastating war in history. Up to eighty million people died, and the map of the world was redrawn. More than seventy years after peace was declared, children interviewed family and community members to learn about the war from people who...
 
5.0
 
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The War Below
Kids Fiction 1590 0
The Nazis took Luka from his home in Ukraine and forced him into a labor camp. Now, Luka has smuggled himself out -- even though he left behind his dearest friend, Lida. Someday, he vows, he'll find her again. But first, he must survive. ...
 
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