Category Archives: World War II

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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Which Way is Home? – Maria Kiely

    Which Way is Home? – Maria Kiely, Nancy Paulsen Books/Penguin Random House, (9780525516804), 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Genre: Historical fiction  What did you like about the book? Anna … Continue reading

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Displacement – written and illustrated by Kiku Hughes

  Displacement – written and illustrated by Kiku Hughes, First Second, 9781250193544, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Graphic novel What did you like about the book?  In this semi-autobiographical memoir/time travel … Continue reading

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I am Anne Frank – Brad Meltzer, illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos

 I am Anne Frank – Brad Meltzer, illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos. Dial Books for Young Readers, 2020. 9780525555940 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Genre: picture book biography  What did you like about … Continue reading

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Journey To America by Sonia Levitin

 Journey To America by Sonia Levitin, Aladdin, 9781534464643, c1970, 2020 Format: 50th Anniversary Edition Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Historical fiction What did you like about the book?  Journey to America follows the life … Continue reading

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The Lady with the Books: A Story Inspired by the Remarkable Work of Jella Lepman by Kathy Stinson, illustrated by Marie Lafrance

The Lady with the Books: A Story Inspired by the Remarkable Work of Jella Lepman by Kathy Stinson, illustrated by Marie Lafrance. Kids Can Press, 2020. 9781525301544 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 What … Continue reading

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