Category Archives: World War II

Which Way Is Home? by Maria Kiely

Which Way Is Home? by Maria Kiely. Nancy Paulsen Books, 2020. 9780525516804 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Historical fiction What did you like about the book? It’s 1948, and 11 yr old Anna and … Continue reading

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The Blossom and the Firefly – Sherri L. Smith

 The Blossom and the Firefly – Sherri L. Smith, G.P. Putnam’s Sons, (9781524737900), 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Historical Fiction What did you like about the book?   Told from the … Continue reading

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Blue Skies – Anne Bustard

  Blue Skies – Anne Bustard, Simon & Schuster; (9781534446069), 2020 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Genre: Historical Fiction What did you like about the book? Glory Bea misses her Daddy. He … Continue reading

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Alice By Heart by Steven Sater

Alice By Heart by Steven Sater. Razorbill, 9780451478139, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 1 Format: Hardcover Genre: Historical fiction What did you like about the book?  This homage to Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and … Continue reading

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The Light in Hidden Places – Sharon Cameron

 The Light in Hidden Places – Sharon Cameron, Scholastic, (9781338355932), 2020 Format: Paperback ARC Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  Genre: Historical fiction   What did you like about the book? Stefania/Stefi/Fusia is a teenager … Continue reading

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My Long List of Impossible Things by Michelle Barker

 My Long List of Impossible Things by Michelle Barker, Annick Press, 9781773213651, 2020 Format: ARC  Rating:  (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 2 Genre:  Historical Fiction   What did you like about the book? This book tells a story … Continue reading

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We Had to Be Brave: Escaping the Nazis on the Kindertransport by Deborah Hopkinson

We Had to Be Brave: Escaping the Nazis on the Kindertransport by Deborah Hopkinson. Scholastic (9781338255720), 2020 Format: paperback ARC Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book? We can’t … Continue reading

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White Bird  by R.J. Palacio

 White Bird  by R.J. Palacio, Alfred A. Knopf, 9780525645535, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review)  4 Genre:  Historical Fiction/Graphic Novel What did you like about the book? I appreciated the way R.J. Palacio was … Continue reading

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Flowers in the Gutter: The True Story of the Edelweiss Pirates, Teenagers Who Resisted the Nazis  – K.R. Gaddy

 Flowers in the Gutter: The True Story of the Edelweiss Pirates, Teenagers Who Resisted the Nazis  – K.R. Gaddy, Dutton; (9780525555414), 2020 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about … Continue reading

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The Power of Her Pen : The Story of Groundbreaking Journalist Ethel L. Payne – Lesa Cline-Ransome, illustrated by John Parra

 The Power of Her Pen : The Story of Groundbreaking Journalist Ethel L. Payne – Lesa Cline-Ransome, illustrated by John Parra, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2020. 9781481462891 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) … Continue reading

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