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Themed Booklists

Those Who Risked Their Lives in WWII

Read about the underground resistance movement and brave individuals who helped shelter Jews, from the perspectives of both the rescuers and the survivors. These books are an excellent complement to history units on World War II. 

A Coming Evil

A Coming Evil

Vivian Vande Velde
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Fantasy, Historical Fiction
Published:
2007
The Hiding Place

The Hiding Place

Corrie ten Boom, Elizabeth Sherrill, John Sherrill
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Autobiography and Memoir, Nonfiction
Published:
1971
Young children talking to Nazi soldiers in their neighborhood during WWII

The Good Liar

Gregory Maguire
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Historical Fiction
Published:
1995
Postcards from No Man's Land by Aidan Chambers

Postcards from No Man’s Land

Aidan Chambers
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Historical Fiction
Published:
1999

Rescuers Defying the Nazis

Toby Axelrod
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Nonfiction
Published:
1999
Number the Stars

Number the Stars

Lois Lowry
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Historical Fiction
Published:
1989
Genre:
Nonfiction