Category Archives: World War II

When Can We Go Back to America?: Voices of Japanese Incarceration During World War II by Susan H. Kamei

When Can We Go Back to America?: Voices of Japanese Incarceration During World War II by Susan H. Kamei. Simon and Schuster, 2021. 9781481401449 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover  What did you like … Continue reading

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A Place to Hang the Moon – Kate Albus

A Place to Hang the Moon – Kate Albus. Margaret Ferguson Books, 2021. 9780823447053 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Genre: historical fiction  What did you like about the book? William (12), Edmund … Continue reading

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War and Millie McGonigle  – Karen Cushman

War and Millie McGonigle – Karen Cushman. Alfred A. Knopf, 2021. 9781984850102 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  Genre: historical fiction  What did you like about the book? 12-year-old Millie McGonigle has a … Continue reading

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The Other Side – Heather Camlot

The Other Side – Heather Camlot, Red Deer Press, (9780889956148), 2020 Format: Paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? This is a very rare story … Continue reading

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Bluebird by Sharon Cameron

Bluebird by Sharon Cameron, Scholastic, 9781338355963, 2021  Format: ARC Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Historical fiction What did you like about the book? I found Bluebird’s mix of historical fiction, action and mystery … Continue reading

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Catherine’s War – Julia Billet; illustrated by Claire Fauvel

    Catherine’s War – Julia Billet; illustrated by Claire Fauvel. Harper Alley, 2020. 9780062915603 Format: Hardcover graphic novel Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Genre: historical fiction, graphic novel  What did you like about … Continue reading

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We Must Not Forget: Holocaust Stories of Survival and Resistance – written by Deborah Hopkinson

 We Must Not Forget: Holocaust Stories of Survival and Resistance – written by Deborah Hopkinson, Scholastic Focus, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 9781338255775, 2021 Format: ARC (Hardcover available) Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  What … Continue reading

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Rescue  – Jennifer A. Nielsen

  Rescue  – Jennifer A. Nielsen. Scholastic Press, 2021. 9781338620993 Format: Uncorrected proof Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3  Genre: historical fiction  What did you like about the book? 12-year-old Meg Kenyon has been living … Continue reading

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I Am Defiance by Jenni L. Walsh

I Am Defiance by Jenni L. Walsh. Scholastic Press, 2021. 9781338630763 Format: Uncorrected Proof Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Genre: Historical fiction  What did you like about the book?  12-year-old Brigitte has grown up … Continue reading

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The Missing: The True Story of My Family in World War II – Michael Rosen

 The Missing: The True Story of My Family in World War II – Michael Rosen, Candlewick Press, (9781536212891), 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about the book? Michael … Continue reading

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