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885810
Attacked at sea : a true World War II story of a family's fight for survival [True Rescue Series]by Tougias, Mike 

BTSB Prebound(Holt, 2020)

BTSB #: 885810 Available

Dewey: 940.54/NAges: 10-14   
AR: 7.1 MG

Subjects: Downs family Downs, Raymond, - Sr. - Family Heredia (Ship) U-506 (Submarine) World War, 1939-1945 - Naval operations - Submarine Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc. - Gulf of Mexico Survival at sea - Gulf of Mexico World War, 1939-1945 - German naval operations


Summary: A riveting WWII account of survival at sea after an unprovoked German U-boat attack.


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119932
Catherine's war by Billet, Julia 

BTSB Prebound(HarperAlley, 2020)

BTSB #: 119932 In Bindery

Dewey: 741.5/NAges: 8-12   
AR: 3.7 MG

Subjects: Jews - Fiction World War, 1939-1945 - Fiction Photographers - Fiction Graphic novels France - Fiction


Summary: Based on a true survival story of WWII, this graphic novel follows a Jewish girl's gripping journey to the free zone of France, armed only with a camera.


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815624
Chance : escape from the Holocaust by Shulevitz, Uri 

BTSB Prebound(Farrar Straus Giroux, 2020)

BTSB #: 815624 Available

Dewey: 940.53/AAges: 9-14   
AR: 5.9 MG

Subjects: Shulevitz, Uri,|d1935- - Childhood and youth Jewish children in the Holocaust - Poland - Biography Holocaust, 1939-1945 - Poland - Personal narratives Poland - Ethnic relations


Summary: A picture book author's memoir of how he and his Jewish family escaped the terrors of WWII by fleeing Warsaw for the Soviet Union.


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893676
Desert diary : Japanese American kids behind barbed wire by Tunnell, Michael O. 

BTSB Prebound(Charlesbridge, 2020)

BTSB #: 893676 Available

Dewey: 940.53/NAges: 9-13   
Lexile: 1090

Subjects: Central Utah Relocation Center Japanese Americans - Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 World War, 1939-1945 - Japanese Americans - Personal narratives Japanese American children - Diaries World War, 1939-1945 - Children - United States


Summary: In March 1943, twenty-seven children began third grade in a strange new environment: the Topaz Relocation Center in Utah. Together with their teacher, Miss Yamauchi, these uprooted young Americans began keeping a classroom diary, with a different child illustrating each day's entry. Their full-color diary entries paint a vivid picture of daily life in an internment camp: schoolwork, sports, pets, holidays, health--and the mixed feelings of citizens who were loyal but distrusted.


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921644
Enemy child : the story of Norman Mineta, a boy imprisoned in a Japanese American internment camp during World War II by Warren, Andrea 

BTSB Prebound(Holiday House, 2019)

BTSB #: 921644 Available

Dewey: 940.53/BAges: 10-14   
AR: 7.2 MG RC: 9.2 6-8 Lexile: 1030

Subjects: Mineta, Norman Yoshio,|d1931- Heart Mountain Relocation Center (Wyo.) - Children - Biography Legislators - United States - Biography Japanese Americans - Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 - Children - Biography World War, 1939-1945 - Children - United States - Biography World War, 1939-1945 - Japanese Americans - Children - Biography


Summary: A biography of Norman Mineta, from his internment as a child in Heart Mountain Internment Camp during World War II, through his political career including serving in Congress for ten terms during which time he was instrumental in getting the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 passed which provided reparations and an apology to those who were interned.


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Greatest treasure hunt in history : the story of the Monuments Men by Edsel, Robert M. 

BTSB Prebound(Scholastic Focus, 2019)

BTSB #: 303277 Available

Dewey: 940.53/NAges: 12-16   
AR: 8.9 MG+RC: 12.4 6-8 Lexile: 1200

Subjects: Allied Forces.|bSupreme Headquarters.|bMonuments, Fine Arts and Archives Section - History Art thefts World War, 1939-1945 - Confiscations and contributions - Germany World War, 1939-1945 - Art and the war World War, 1939-1945 - Destruction and pillage - Europe Art treasures in war - Europe - History|y20th century Cultural property - Protection - Europe - History|y20th century


Summary: As the most destructive war in history ravaged Europe, many of the world's most cherished cultural objects were in harm's way. The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History recounts the astonishing true story of eleven men and one woman who risked their lives amidst the bloodshed of World War II to preserve churches, libraries, monuments, and works of art that for centuries defined the heritage of Western civilization.


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164361
Infinite hope : a black artist's journey from World War II to peace by Bryan, Ashley 

BTSB Prebound(Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2019)

BTSB #: 164361 Available

Dewey: 741.6092/BAges: 10-14   
AR: 6.6 MG Lexile: 990 F&P: Z

Subjects: Bryan, Ashley Illustrators - United States - Biography African American illustrators - Biography Soldiers - United States - Biography African American soldiers - Biography World War, 1939-1945 - African-American participation


Summary: Artist Ashley Bryan's experience as a Black soldier in the segregated army of WWII.


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589559
On the horizon by Lowry, Lois 

BTSB Prebound(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2020)

BTSB #: 589559 Available

Dewey: 940.54/NAges: 10-12   
AR: 4.2 MG Lexile: 580 HL

Subjects: World War, 1939-1945 - Casualties Pearl Harbor (Oahu, Hawaii), Attack on, 1941 World War, 1939-1945 - Hawaii World War, 1939-1945 - Japan - Hiroshima-shi World War, 1939-1945 - Autobiographies Hiroshima-shi (Japan) - History|yBombardment, 1945 Hiroshima-shi (Japan) - History


Summary: A moving account of the lives lost in two of WWII's most infamous events: Pearl Harbor and Hiroshima.


405239
Out of hiding : a Holocaust survivor's journey to America by Gruener, Ruth 

BTSB Prebound(Scholastic Press, 2020)

BTSB #: 405239 Available

Dewey: 940.53/BAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.7 MG Lexile: 840

Subjects: Gruener, Ruth Holocaust, 1939-1945 - Poland - Personal narratives Hidden children (Holocaust) - Biography Jews - Poland - Biography Holocaust survivors - New York (State) - New York - Biography New York (N.Y.) - Biography


Summary: Ruth Gruener was a hidden child during the Holocaust. In war-ravaged Europe, they waited for paperwork for a chance to come to America. Once they arrived in Brooklyn, they began to build a new life, but spoke little English. The family's perseverance is a classic story of the American dream, but also illustrates the difficulties that millions of immigrants face in the aftermath of trauma.


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639759
Pearl Harbor [History Smashers]by Messner, Kate 

BTSB Prebound(Random House, 2021)

BTSB #: 639759 Available

Dewey: 940.54/NAges: 8-12   
AR: 6.9 MG Lexile: 1000 F&P: Y

Subjects: World War, 1939-1945 - Causes Pearl Harbor (Oahu, Hawaii), Attack on, 1941 United States - Foreign relations - Japan Japan - Foreign relations - United States


Summary: Uncover the hidden truth behind the infamous Pearl Harbor attack.


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566292
Perfect horse : the daring rescue of horses kidnapped by Hitler by Letts, Elizabeth 

BTSB Prebound(Delacorte Press, 2019)

BTSB #: 566292 Available

Dewey: 940.53/NAges: 8-12   
AR: 8.2 MG RC: 10.2 6-8 Lexile: 1080

Subjects: Podhajsky, Alois - Fiction United States.|bArmy - History|yWorld War, 1939-1945 - Fiction World War, 1939-1945 - Fiction Lipizzaner horses - Fiction Arabian horses - Fiction Horses - Fiction


Summary: American soldiers, aided by an Austrian colonel who was both an Olympian and a trainer of Lipizzaners, attempt to kidnap horses that had been taken by Nazis "for the glorification of the Third Reich" and smuggle them to safety.


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325223
Standing up against hate : how black women in the Army helped change the course of WWII by Farrell, Mary Cronk 

BTSB Prebound(Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2018)

BTSB #: 325223 Available

Dewey: 940.54/CAges: 10-14   
AR: 7.7 MG Lexile: 1120

Subjects: Earley, Charity Adams,|d1918-2002 United States.|bArmy.|bWomen's Army Auxiliary Corps - African American officers - Biography United States.|bArmy.|bWomen's Army Corps - African American officers - Biography United States.|bArmy - Officers African American women - Biography Women soldiers - United States - Biography World War, 1939-1945 - Female participation World War, 1939-1945 - African American participation


Summary: The stories of the African American women who enlisted in the newly formed Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) in World War II. They quickly discovered that they faced as many obstacles in the armed forces as they did in everyday life. However, they refused to back down.


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435034
Torpedoed : the true story of the World War II sinking of "The Children's Ship" by Heiligman, Deborah 

BTSB Prebound(Holt, 2019)

BTSB #: 435034 Available

Dewey: 940.54/NAges: 10-14   
AR: 6 MG Lexile: 840

Subjects: City of Benares (Ship) World War, 1939-1945 - Children - Great Britain World War, 1939-1945 - Evacuation of civilians - Great Britain World War, 1939-1945 - German naval operations Shipwrecks - North Atlantic Ocean World War, 1939-1945 - British personal narratives


Summary: A true account of the attack and sinking of the passenger ship SS City of Benares, which was evacuating children from England during WWII.


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463400
We had to be brave : escaping the Nazis on the Kindertransport by Hopkinson, Deborah 

BTSB Prebound(Scholastic Focus, 2020)

BTSB #: 463400 Available

Dewey: 940.53/NAges: 8-12   
AR: 7.5 UG Lexile: 990

Subjects: Holocaust, 1939-1945 Kindertransports (Rescue operations) Jewish refugees - Great Britain Refugee children - Great Britain - History|y20th century Jewish children - Great Britain - History|y20th century Jewish children - Germany - History|y20th century World War, 1939-1945 - Jews - Rescue


Summary: Through the moving and often heart-wrenching personal accounts of Kindertransport survivors, the timely and devastating story of how the rise of Hitler and the Nazis tore apart the lives of so many families and what they were forced to give up in order to save these children.


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145126
What was the bombing of Hiroshima? [What was--? (Grosset & Dunlap, Penguin Random House)]by Brallier, Jess M. 

BTSB Prebound(Penguin Workshop, 2020)

BTSB #: 145126 Available

Dewey: 940.54/NAges: 8-12   
AR: 6.2 MG Lexile: 870 F&P: X

Subjects: World War, 1939-1945 - Japan - Hiroshima-shi Atomic bomb Hiroshima-shi (Japan) - History|yBombardment, 1945


Summary: By August 1945, World War II was over in Europe, but the fighting continued between American forces and the Japanese, who were losing but determined to fight till the bitter end. And so it fell to a new president--Harry S. Truman--to make the fateful decision to drop two atomic bombs--one on Hiroshima and one on Nagasaki--and bring the war to a rapid close. Now, even decades later, can anyone know if this was the right choice?


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440350
What was the Holocaust? [What was--? (Grosset & Dunlap, Penguin Random House)]by Herman, Gail 

BTSB Prebound(Penguin Workshop, 2019)

BTSB #: 440350 Available

Dewey: 940.53/NAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.2 MG RC: 4.4 3-5 Lexile: 720 F&P: X

Subjects: Holocaust, 1939-1945


Summary: A thoughtful and age-appropriate introduction to an unimaginable event-the Holocaust. The Holocaust was a genocide on a scale never before seen, with as many as twelve million people killed in Nazi death camps--six million of them Jews.


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831186
Who were the Tuskegee Airmen? [Who was--? (Grosset & Dunlap, Penguin Workshop)]by Smith, Sherri L. 

BTSB Prebound(Penguin Workshop, 2018)

BTSB #: 831186 Available

Dewey: 940.54/NAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.5 MG RC: 5.5 3-5 Lexile: 840 F&P: W

Subjects: United States.|bArmy Air Forces.|b99th Fighter Squadron - History World War, 1939-1945 - African American participation African American air pilots - History African American air pilots World War, 1939-1945 - American aerial operations World War, 1939-1945 - Regimental histories - United States


Summary: All about the heroic group of African American military pilots who helped the United States win World War II.


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