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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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After being taught in a boarding school run by whites that Navajo is a useless language, Ned Begay and other Navajo men are recruited by the Marines to become Code Talkers, sending messages during World War II in their native tongue.... (read more)

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Fighting Ground (84 Edition)
Fighting Ground (84 Edition)
by Avi
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April 3, 1778 He may be just thirteen, but Jonathan knows he's ready to go to the war against the British. He can handle a gun. He yearns to battle for glory, just like his brother and cousin. So when Jonathan hears the tavern bell toll, calling men to... (read more)

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Soldier Dog
Soldier Dog
by Sam Angus
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With his older brother gone to fight in the Great War and his father prone to sudden rages, fourteen-year-old Stanley devotes himself to taking care of the familys greyhound and puppies. Until the morning Stanley wakes to find the puppies gone... (read more)

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Fallen Angels
Fallen Angels
by Walter Dean Myers
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An exciting, eye-catching repackage of acclaimed author Walter Dean Myers' bestselling paperbacks, to coincide with the publication of SUNRISE OVER FALLUJA in hardcover. A coming-of-age tale for young adults set in the trenches of the Vietnam War in the... (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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Soldier's Heart: Being the Story of the Enlistment and Due Service of the Boy Charley Goddard in the First Minnesota Volunteers (Laurel Leaf Books)
Soldier's Heart: Being the Story of the Enlistment and Due Service of the Boy Charley Goddard in the First Minnesota Volunteers (Laurel Leaf Books)
by Gary Paulsen
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 105-106).... (read more)

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Code Name Verity
Code Name Verity
by Elizabeth Wein
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In this tale of friendship, war, and early women's aeronautics, "Verity" has been captured by the Nazis while attempting espionage in France during World War II. This story is her confession. She swears she is telling the truth, but she also admits that... (read more)

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The Roman Beanfeast
The Roman Beanfeast
by Gillian Cross
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Like every other school in the country, Davey's class is learning about the Romans. Everyone is to do a presentation based on the visit they made to a Roman fort and the best will get a prize at the Roman feast planned by the school. Davey's problem is... (read more)

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Eyes of the Emperor
Eyes of the Emperor
by Graham Salisbury
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Eddy Okana lies about his age and joins the Army in his hometown of Honolulu only weeks before the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor. Suddenly Americans see him as the enemy—even the U.S. Army doubts the loyalty of Japanese American soldiers. Then the... (read more)

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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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All his life, Tim Meeker has looked up to his brother Sam. Sam's smart and brave -- and is now a part of the American Revolution. Not everyone in town wants to be a part of the rebellion. Most are supporters of the British -- including Tim and Sam's... (read more)

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A Diamond in the Desert
A Diamond in the Desert
by Kathryn Fitzmaurice
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Twelve-year-old Tetsu eats, sleeps and breathes baseball. It’s all he ever thinks about. But after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Tetsu and his family are forced from their home into an internment camp in the Arizona desert with other Japanese... (read more)

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Shadow on the Mountain
Shadow on the Mountain
by Margi Preus
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Shadow on the Mountain recounts the adventures of a 14-year-old Norwegian boy named Espen during World War II. After Nazi Germany invades and occupies Norway, Espen and his friends are swept up in the Norwegian resistance movement. Espen gets his start... (read more)

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The Wall (Reading Rainbow Books)
The Wall (Reading Rainbow Books)
by Eve Bunting
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A young boy and his father visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.... (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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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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Snow Treasure
Snow Treasure
by Marie Mcswigan
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A daring adventure based on a true story about a group of Norwegian children who smuggled nine million dollars in gold past Nazi sentries during World War II.... (read more)

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Matchlock Gun (98 Edition)
Matchlock Gun (98 Edition)
by Walter D. Edmonds
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In 1756, New York State was still a British colony, and the French and the Indians were constant threats to Edward and his family. When his father was called away to watch for a raid from the north, only Edward was left to protect Mama and little Trudy... (read more)

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Patrol
Patrol
by Walter Dean Myers
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Vietnam. A young American soldier waits for his enemy, rifle in hand, finger on the trigger. He is afraid to move and yet afraid not to move. Gunshots crackle in the still air. The soldier fires blindly into the distant trees at an unseen enemy. He... (read more)

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Vietnam #1: Vietnam #1: I Pledge Allegiance
Vietnam #1: Vietnam #1: I Pledge Allegiance
by Chris Lynch
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"The best Vietnam War novels yet for this age range." - KIRKUS REVIEWS Morris, Rudi, Ivan, and Beck are best friends for life. So when one of them is drafted into the Vietnam War, the others sign up, too - each with a different branch of the US military.... (read more)

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Soldier Boys
Soldier Boys
by Dean Hughes
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Spencer Morgan And Dieter Hedrick Are On Opposite Sides Of The War And Fighting For The Same Thing. At the age of fifteen, Dieter's blind devotion gets him promoted from Hitler Youth into the German army. Dieter's determined to prove his allegiance and... (read more)

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