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Enfant volée

by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: europe, war & military

 

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Alors qu’elle a été volée à sa famille par les nazis, Nadia essaie de donner un sens à ses souvenirs confus et à ses cauchemars. Peu à peu, elle découvre la vérité : la famille allemande au sein de laquelle elle a grandi et celle qu’elle appelait sa mère ne sont pas vraiment qui elle croyait. Mais o …

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What the Kite Saw

by Anne Laurel Carter, illustrated by Akin Duzakin
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: imagination & play, middle east, emotions & feelings, war & military

In this memorable story, a young boy finds solace flying his kite from the rooftop after soldiers take his father and brother away.

Without his father and brother, the young boy’s life is turned upside down. He and his family have to stay inside, along with everyone else in town. At suppertime, he can’t stop looking at the two empty places at th …

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A Dangerous Game

by John Wilson
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: military & wars, war & military

A gripping World War One saga with a strong female protagonist, published for the third year of the war's centenary.

Manon Wouters grew-up in the idyllic Belgian city of Damme, where she spent her afternoons cycling into beautiful Bruges to study nursing. But as Europe--and the world--erupted into a devastating war, teenaged Manon soon found hersel …

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Wings of War

by John Wilson
edition: Paperback
  • age: 10 to 18
  • Grade: 5 to 12
tagged: military & wars, war & military

A boy-friendly book set during World War One, published for the centennary of the war and accompanied by a digital component to boost interest from the school and library market.
     It's the early 1900s and Edward Setten is growing up in the prairies fascinated by his uncle, who is one of the very first people in Canada to pilot a plane. Despite …

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Hero

by martha attema
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: war & military

Els is a courier, a girl who takes Jewish children on the back of her bike to safety on farms in Friesland. When she leaves Isaak, disguised as Jan, at a farmhouse with kind people, he is miserable until he makes friends with a beautiful black horse, Hero, a Frisian wanted by the Germans. The first time the Germans come for the horse, Isaak comes u …

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