Thursday, May 30, 2013

Display - World War II

By Doreen Rappaport
Through twenty-one meticulously researched accounts-- some chronicled in book form for the first time-- Doreen Rappaport illuminates the defiance of tens of thousands of Jews across eleven Nazi-occupied countries during World War II.

By Kathryn J. Atwood
These twenty-six stories unfold from across Germany, Poland, Great Britain, the United States, and provide an inspiring reminder of women and girls' refusal to sit on the sidelines around the world and throughout history.

By Audrey Couloumbis
 What were once just boys' games become matters of life and death as Petros and his older brother Zola each wonder if, like their resistance-fighter cousin, they too can make a difference in a Nazi-occupied Greece.

By Dean Hughes
Two boys, one German and one American, are eager to join their respective armies during World War II, and their paths cross at the Battle of the Bulge.

By Tanya Lee Stone
 Examines the role of African-Americans in the military through the history of the Triple Nickles, America's first black paratroopers, who fought against attacks perpetrated on the American West by the Japanese during World War II.

By Margi Preus
In Nazi-occupied Norway, fourteen-year-old Espen joins the resistance movement, graduating from deliverer of illegal newspapers to courier and spy.
 By William L. Shirer
The Bismarck was the greatest warship ever built, with guns so powerful and accurate it could destroy an enemy ship while safely staying outside the line of fire. But the Allies had to sink it...or risk losing the war. 
By Peter Chrisp
 Provides information and facts on events leading up to the war, important battles and campaigns, political and military leaders, and life on the home fronts.

By Samantha Seiple
Relates the invasion of Alaska by Japan on June 7, 1942, that was one of the bloodiest and deadliest hand-to-hand combat battles between the United States and Japan.
By Sean Callery
 A visual guide to the epic conflict in which millions gave their lives in the cause of freedom. Includes cutaway illustrations, maps, time lines, and infographics.
By Dean Hughes
 While his father is missing in action in the Pacific during World War II, twelve-year-old Jay moves with his mother to small-town Utah, where he sees prejudice from both sides, as a part-Navajo himself and through an unlikely friendship with Japanese American Ken from the nearby internment camp.
By Walter Dean Myers
A seventeen-year-old soldier from central Virginia records his experiences in a journal as his regiment takes part in the D-Day invasion of Normandy and subsequent battles to liberate France.

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