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The Tuscan ChildThe Tuscan Child
Rhys Bowen
From New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Rhys Bowen comes a haunting novel about a woman who braves her father’s hidden past to discover his secrets… “Pass the bread, the olives, and the wine. Oh, and a copy of The Tuscan Child to savor with them.” —NPRIn 1944, British bomber pilot Hugo Langley parachuted from his st ...
Number of pages: 351 | Publication Date: 2018-02-20 | ISBN-13: 9781503951815

An Elephant in the GardenAn Elephant in the Garden
Michael Morpurgo
Lizzie and Karl's mother is a zoo keeper; the family has become attached to an orphaned elephant named Marlene, who will be destroyed as a precautionary measure so she and the other animals don't run wild should the zoo be hit by bombs. The family persuades the zoo director to let Marlene stay in their garden instead. When the city is bombed, the f ...
Number of pages: 224 | Publication Date: 2013-10-08 | ISBN-13: 9781250034144

America's First DaughterAmerica's First Daughter
by Stephanie Dray, Laura Kamoie
THE NEW YORK TIMES & USA TODAY BESTSELLERIn a compelling, richly researched novel that draws from thousands of letters and original sources, bestselling authors Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie tell the fascinating, untold story of Thomas Jefferson's eldest daughter, Martha "Patsy" Jefferson Randolph--a woman who kept the secrets of our most enigm ...
Number of pages: 587 | Publication Date: 2016-03-01 | ISBN-13: 9780062347268

Once (Once Series)Once (Once Series)
Morris Gleitzman
Felix, a Jewish boy in Poland in 1942, is hiding from the Nazis in a Catholic orphanage. The only problem is that he doesn't know anything about the war, and thinks he's only in the orphanage while his parents travel and try to salvage their bookselling business. And when he thinks his parents are in danger, Felix sets off to warn them--straight in ...
Number of pages: 192 | Publication Date: 2013-03-19 | ISBN-13: 9780312653040

Sold on a MondaySold on a Monday
Kristina McMorris
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A USA TODAY BESTSELLER A PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BESTSELLERA NATIONAL INDIEBOUND BESTSELLER  An unforgettable novel by Kristina McMorris, inspired by a stunning piece of history.  2 CHILDREN FOR SALE The sign is a last resort. It sits on a farmhouse porch in 1931, but could be found anywhere in an era of breadlines, ...
Number of pages: 352 | Publication Date: 2018-08-28 | ISBN-13: 9781492663997

The Secret LakeThe Secret Lake
Karen Inglis
A lost dog, a hidden time tunnel and a secret lake. A page-turning time travel adventure for children aged 8-11. Now enjoyed by thousands of young readers! When Stella and her younger brother, Tom, move to their new London home, they become mystified by the disappearances of Harry, their elderly neighbour’s small dog. Where does he go? And why d ...
Number of pages: 122 | Publication Date: 2011-08-04 | ISBN-13: 9780956932303

The Boy in the Striped PajamasThe Boy in the Striped Pajamas
John Boyne
“Powerful and unsettling. . . . As memorable an introduction to the subject as The Diary of Anne Frank.” —USA Today   Berlin, 1942: When Bruno returns home from school one day, he discovers that his belongings are being packed in crates. His father has received a promotion and the family must move to a new house far, far away, where there is ...
Number of pages: 215 | Publication Date: 2007-10-23 | ISBN-13: 9780385751537

The FortressThe Fortress
Jonathan Hillinger
A system of hidden caves beneath Bucharest’s glamorous concert hall was a shelter for homeless children and their hiding place from the NazisRomania, World War II. Nelu escapes from his home and finds shelter with other homeless children in the caves beneath Bucharest’s spectacular concert hall. They call it “The Fortress”.Daniel is the son ...
Number of pages: 223 | Publication Date: 2019-01-23 | ISBN-13: 9781792673276

Code TalkerCode Talker
Joseph Bruchac
"Readers who choose the book for the attraction of Navajo code talking and the heat of battle will come away with more than they ever expected to find."—Booklist, starred review Throughout World War II, in the conflict fought against Japan, Navajo code talkers were a crucial part of the U.S. effort, sending messages back and forth in an unbreakab ...
Number of pages: 231 | Publication Date: 2006-07-06 | ISBN-13: 9780142405963

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