Category Archives: World War II

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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Devil Darling Spy by Matt Killeen

Devil Darling Spy by Matt Killeen. Viking, 9780451479259 2020 Format: Hardcover, 470 pages Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Historical Fiction What did you like about the book? Set as World War II begins, this historical fiction novel … Continue reading

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Letters from Cuba by Ruth Behar

Letters from Cuba by Ruth Behar. Nancy Paulsen Books, 2020. 9780525516477 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Historical fiction What did you like about the book? This is a fascinating portrait of war … Continue reading

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War Stories by Gordon Korman

War Stories by Gordon Korman. Scholastic Press, 2020. 9781338290202  Format: Uncorrected Proof Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Realistic and Historical fiction What did you like about the book? There are two parallel stories … Continue reading

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