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Code Talker: A Novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two: A Novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two
Code Talker: A Novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two: 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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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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Fallout
Fallout
by Todd Strasser
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What if the bomb had actually been dropped? What if your family was the only one with a shelter? In the summer of 1962, the possibility of nuclear war is all anyone talks about. But Scotts dad is the only one in the neighborhood who actually prepares for... (read more)

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The Wall
The Wall
by Eve Bunting
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“The poignant journey of a boy and his father to locate the boys grandfathers name on the Vietnam War Memorial. Totally within a young childs intellectual and emotional ken, this is a powerful yet gentle tribute to those who have lost their lives in... (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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100 Days and 99 Nights
100 Days and 99 Nights
by Alan Madison
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Dad says because of the army he stood shoulder to shoulder with polar bears and watched the sun rise over the frozen fields of Alaska, which sounds really exciting. And because of the Army he slept in sludge, shoulder to shoulder with snakes and watched... (read more)

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A Coming Evil
A Coming Evil
by Vivian Vande Velde
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In this daring tale that combines history with fantasy, a young girl is sent away from Paris when the Nazis invade to her aunts home in the French countryside. She soon encounters Gerard, a visitor from a long time ago, who proves to be a valiant ally at... (read more)

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Proud as a Peacock, Brave as a Lion
Proud as a Peacock, Brave as a Lion
by Jane Barclay
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Much has been written about war and remembrance, but very little of it has been for young children. As questions come from a young grandchild, his grandpa talks about how, as a very young man, he was as proud as a peacock in uniform, busy as a beaver on... (read more)

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Belfast Morning
Belfast Morning
by Robert Snow
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When North Irish separatist, Sean Dunnigan, accidentally wounds a bystander during an attack on a sensitive military project, he is torn with guilt. After visiting her in the hospital, ostensibly to assure himself that the victim, Judith Fenley, will... (read more)

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A Troubled Peace
A Troubled Peace
by Laura Malone Elliott
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The stunning sequel to Under A War-Torn Sky World War II may be ending, but the conflict still rages for nineteen-year-old bomber pilot Henry Forester. After returning home to Virginia he is still reliving his struggles, and cant stop worrying about the... (read more)

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My Freedom Trip (P)
My Freedom Trip (P)
by Frances Park
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This deeply moving story of a child's escape in the dark of night from North Korea to South Korea is based on memories of the author's mother. Just prior to the outbreak of the Korean War, young Soo secretly crosses the 38th parallel, hoping to join her... (read more)

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The Winter People
The Winter People
by Joseph Bruchac
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Saxso is fourteen when the British attack his village. Its 1759, and war is raging in the northeast between the British and the French, with the Abenaki people—Saxsos people—by their side. Without enough warriors to defend their homes, Saxsos... (read more)

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The Last Mission
The Last Mission
by Harry Mazer
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In 1944, as World War II is  raging across Europe, fifteen-year-old Jack Raab  dreams of being a hero. Leaving New York City, his  family, and his boyhood behind, Jack uses a false  I.D. and lies his way into the U.... (read more)

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Daughter of War
Daughter of War
by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch
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In this gripping story of enduring love and loyalty set against the horrors of Turkey during World War I, teenagers Kevork and his betrothed Marta have survived the Armenian genocide in Turkey. Disguised as Muslims, they have been separated. Kevork is... (read more)

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Bomb (07 Edition)
Bomb (07 Edition)
by Theodore Taylor
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In 1945, when the Americans liberate the Bikini Atoll from the Japanese, 14-year-old Sorry Rinamu does not realize that the next year he will lead a desperate effort to save his island home from a much more deadly threat, in this long-out-of-print novel... (read more)

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Generals Die in Bed
Generals Die in Bed
by Charles Harrison
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In raw, powerful prose, the insanity of war is shown clearly as the narrator questions the meaning of heroism, of truth, and of good and evil as he describes life in the trenches during World War I. Reprint.... (read more)

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Blackhat
Blackhat
by William Winckler
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"Blackhat" is the story of a young man, who during the Civil War patriotically decides to join the Union army. After a harrowing time enlisting, he soon discovers the reality of his new adventure and begins to doubt his courage. That doubt will be tested... (read more)

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The Catalpa Adventure: Escape to Freedom
The Catalpa Adventure: Escape to Freedom
by Vincent Mcdonnell
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In April 1875 the whaler Catalpa sailed from New Bedford, USA, on a daring mission: to rescue six Fenian prisoners from the toughest prison in Western Australia. The Irishmen had been convicted of treason against the British Queen and were considered... (read more)

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William in Trouble
William in Trouble
by Richmal Crompton
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William has a habit of being where he shouldn't be. But the village girls' school is the last place where he's likely to be making mischief . . . isn't it?... (read more)

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