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My Brother Sam Is Dead
My Brother Sam Is Dead
by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier
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This award-winning author graduated from Clark University and earned a Ph.D. at Columbia University in History. Born in 1930 in New York City, Collier is an active member in many organizations such as the Connecticut Historical Commission and the State... (read more)

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A Horse Called Hero
A Horse Called Hero
by Sam Angus
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On the brink of World War II, a family forced out of their London home flees to the country. Wolfie and his older sister, Dodo, are devastated to leave behind everything theyve ever known, but they begin settling into their new life. One day they come... (read more)

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Under the Blood-Red Sun (Prisoners of the Empire)
Under the Blood-Red Sun (Prisoners of the Empire)
by Graham Salisbury
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Graham Salisburys family has been in the Hawaiian Islands since the early 1800s. He currently lives with his family in Portland, Oregon. He is the author of the award-winning Blue Skin of the Sea and Lord of the Deep.... (read more)

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Caminar
Caminar
by Skila Brown
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Skila Brown has an MFA in writing for children and young adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She has visited Guatemala numerous times in the last decade. She lives in Indiana with her husband and their three children.... (read more)

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The Wall (Reading Rainbow Books)
The Wall (Reading Rainbow Books)
by Eve Bunting
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EVE BUNTING has written over two hundred books for children, including the Caldecott Medal-winning Smoky Night, illustrated by David Diaz, The Wall, Fly Away Home, and Train to Somewhere. She lives in Southern California.... (read more)

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Code Talker: A Novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two
Code Talker: A Novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two
by Joseph Bruchac
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"Readers who choose the book for the attraction of Navajo code talking and the heat of battle will come away with more than they ever expected to find."—Booklist, starred review Throughout World War II, in the conflict fought against Japan, Navajo... (read more)

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An Elephant in the Garden
An Elephant in the Garden
by Michael Morpurgo, M.b.e .
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Lizzie and Karls mother is a zoo keeper; the family has become attached to an orphaned elephant named Marlene, who will be destroyed as a precautionary measure so she and the other animals dont run wild should the zoo be hit by bombs. The family... (read more)

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Soldier Boys
Soldier Boys
by Dean Hughes
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Dean Hughes is the author of more than eighty books for young readers, including the popular sports series Angel Park All-Stars, the Scrappers series, the Nutty series, the widely acclaimed companion novels andlt;iandgt;Family Poseandlt;/iandgt; and... (read more)

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Horse Diaries #04: Maestoso Petra
Horse Diaries #04: Maestoso Petra
by Horse Diaries
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Vienna, Austria, 1938 Maestoso Petra is a world-famous Lipizzaner stallion. He has spent years in the Spanish Riding School, training to perform the complex airs above the ground that only Lipizzaner can accomplish. But when World War II breaks out in... (read more)

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Operation Yes
Operation Yes
by Sara Holmes
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"Despite an occasionally disjointed plot and roving points of view, this story of middle-school classmates who come together to honor their teacher and her war-injured brother entertains. Bo Whaley has a tough time living up to the high standards... (read more)

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Were Were Heroes: The Journal of Scott Pendleton Collins: A World War II Soldier, Normandy, France, 1944
Were Were Heroes: The Journal of Scott Pendleton Collins: A World War II Soldier, Normandy, France, 1944
by Walter Dean Myers
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Newbery and Coretta Scott King award-winning author Walter Dean Myers's the WWII JOURNAL OF SCOTT PENDLETON COLLINS is now available in paperback, with an exciting repackaging! Following in the footsteps of his father and great-grandfather, both war... (read more)

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I Survived #9: I Survived #9: I Survived the Nazi Invasion, 1944
I Survived #9: I Survived #9: I Survived the Nazi Invasion, 1944
by Lauren Tarshis
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In one of the darkest periods in history, one boy struggles to survive... In this gripping new addition to the bestselling I SURVIVED series, a young Jewish boy escapes the ghetto and finds a group of resistance fighters in the forests of Poland. Does he... (read more)

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Purple Heart
Purple Heart
by Patricia Mccormick
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When Private Matt Duffy wakes up in an army hospital in Iraq, he's honored with a Purple Heart. But he doesn't feel like a hero. There's a memory that haunts him: an image of a young Iraqi boy as a bullet hits his chest. Matt can't shake the feeling that... (read more)

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The Trojan Horse: How the Greeks Won the War (Step Into Reading: A Step 5 Book)
The Trojan Horse: How the Greeks Won the War (Step Into Reading: A Step 5 Book)
by Emily Little and Michael Eagle
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Shattered : Stories of Children and War (02 Edition)
Shattered : Stories of Children and War (02 Edition)
by Jennifer Armstrong
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The Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941 (I Survived)
The Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941 (I Survived)
by Lauren Tarshis
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70 years later, the bombing of Pearl Harbor comes to life for a new generation of readers! History's most terrifying moments are brought vividly to life in the action-packed fictional I SURVIVED series! Do you have what it takes to survive ... the... (read more)

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Shadow on the Mountain
Shadow on the Mountain
by Margi Preus
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In 1841 a Japanese fishing vessel sinks. Its crew is forced to swim to a small, unknown island, where they are rescued by a passing American ship. Japan’s borders remain closed to all Western nations, so the crew sets off to America, learning... (read more)

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Personal Effects
Personal Effects
by E. M. Kokie
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E. M. Kokie is an attorney, but has long had a strong interest in literature for teens. Personal Effects is her first novel. She lives in Madison, Wisconsin.PERSONAL EFFECTS is one of the best novels I've read in a long time—it's complex... (read more)

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A Coming Evil
A Coming Evil
by Vivian Vande Velde
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Vivian Vande Velde has... (read more)

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My Dad's a Hero
My Dad's a Hero
by Rebecca Christiansen
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Is your dad a hero? If your dad serves in the U.S. military, you can bet he's a real life hero. This book explains all the great stuff your dad does while he's away. There is a special place inside the book for photos of you and your dad. A must have... (read more)

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