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The Boy at the Top of the Mountain

John Boyne · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 262
Format: Print book

From the author of "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas "comes another extraordinary story of World War II and innocence in the face of evil. When Pierrot becomes an orphan, he must leave his home in Paris for a new life with his aunt Beatrix, a servant in a wealthy Austrian household....
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Across A War-Tossed Sea

L.M. Elliott · Disney-Hyperion
Format: Hardcover

It's 1943, and World War II is raging. To escape the terror of the Blitz, ten-year-old Wesley and fourteen-year-old Charles were evacuated from England to America. After a few near misses with German U-boats and a treacherous ocean crossing, the brothers arrived in Virginia. The culture...
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Lily's Crossing

Patricia Reilly Giff · Delacorte Press
Pages: 180
Format: Audio CD

This year, as in other years, Lily has planned a spectacular summer in Rockaway, in her family's cozy house on stilts over the Atlantic Ocean. But by the summer of 1944, World War II has changed almost everyone's life. Lily's best friend, Margaret, and her family have moved to a wartime...
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Girl in the Blue Coat

Monica Hesse · Little
Pages: 301
Format: Hardcover

"In 1943 Nazi-occupied Amsterdam, teenage Hanneke--a 'finder' of black market goods--is tasked with finding a Jewish girl a customer had been hiding, who has seemingly vanished into thin air, and is pulled into a web of resistance activities and secrets as she attempts to solve the mystery...
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The War Outside

Monica Hesse · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A stunning novel of conviction, friendship, and betrayal from Monica Hesse, the Edgar Award-winning and bestselling author of Girl in the Blue CoatIt's 1944, and World War II is raging across Europe and the Pacific. The war seemed far away from Margot in Iowa and Haruko in Colorado--until...
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Dean Hughes · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 268
Format: Print book

From the author of Soldier Boys and Search and Destroy comes a thought-provoking, action-packed page-turner based on the little-known history of the Japanese Americans who fought with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team during World War II.Yuki Nakahara is an American. But it's the start of World...
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The Jewish Dog

Asher Kravitz · Flashlight Pr
Pages: 239
Format: Print book

Filtering the darkest, most dramatic period of modern Jewish history through the naive, often sage, perspective of a remarkable dog, The Jewish Dog offers readers a view of the Holocaust as never seen before. This bestselling novel in Israel follows the life and thoughts of Caleb, a contemplative...
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World War II Book 1: The Right Fight

Chris Lynch · Scholastic Press
Pages: 192
Format: Book

There are few things Roman loves as much as baseball, but his country is at the top of the list. So when it looks like the United States will be swept up into World War II, he turns his back on baseball and joins the US Army. Roman doesn't mind. As it turns out, he is far more talented...

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Shadow on the Mountain

Margi Preus · Amulet Books
Pages: 286
Format: Book

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 by delivering illegal newspapers,...
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The Upstairs Room

Johanna Reiss · HarperCollins; Reissue edition
Format: Braille book

A Life in HidingWhen the German army occupied Holland, Annie de Leeuw was eight years old. Because she was Jewish, the occupation put her in grave danger-she knew that to stay alive she would have to hide. Fortunately, a Gentile family, the Oostervelds, offered to help. For two years they...
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The Darkest Hour

Caroline Tung Richmond · Scholastic Press
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

My name is Lucie Blaise.
I am sixteen years old.
I have many aliases, but I am none of the girls you see.
What I am is the newest recruit of Covert Ops.
And we are here to take down Hitler.
After the Nazis killed my brother on the North African front, I volunteered at the Office...
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Salt to the Sea

Ruta Sepetys · Philomel Books
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

New York Times Bestseller and winner of the Carnegie Medal! "Masterfully crafted" - The Wall Street Journal

For readers of Between Shades of Gray and All the Light We Cannot See, Ruta Sepetys returns to WWII in this epic novel that shines a light...
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Making Bombs for Hitler

Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch · Scholastic Press
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Lida thought she was safe. Her neighbors wearing the yellow star were all taken away, but Lida is not Jewish. She will be fine, won't she?But she cannot escape the horrors of World War II.Lida's parents are ripped away from her and she is separated from her beloved sister, Larissa....
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My Brother's Secret

Dan Smith · Chicken House
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

A fascinating new perspective on World War II; a fictitious, personalized take on the real-life rebel German youth group, the Edelweiss Pirates.Karl Friedman is only twelve, but like all boys his age in Germany, he's already playing war games, training to join the Hitler Youth. Stefan,...
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Prisoner of War: A Novel of World War II

Michael P Spradlin · Scholastic Press
Pages: 263
Format: Hardcover

Survive the war. Outlast the enemy. Stay alive.That's what Henry Forrest has to do. When he lies about his age to join the Marines, Henry never imagines he'll face anything worse than his own father's cruelty. But his unit is shipped off to the Philippines, where the heat is unbearable,...
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Code Name Verity

Elizabeth Wein · Hyperion
Pages: 343
Format: Book

Oct. 11th, 1943-A British spy plane crashes in Nazi-occupied France. Its pilot and passenger are best friends. One of the girls has a chance at survival. The other has lost the game before it's barely begun.

When "Verity" is arrested by the Gestapo, she's...

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The Kingdom by the Sea

Robert Westall

During World War II twelve-year-old Harry and a stray dog travel through war-torn England in search of safety.
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The Book Thief

Markus Zusak · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 15
Format: Paperback


The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul.

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