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black potatoes

Black Potatoes: The Story of the Great Irish Famine

Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Nonfiction
Published:
2001
Brother’s Keeper

Brother’s Keeper

Julie Lee
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Historical Fiction
Published:
2020
Child of Dandelions

Child of Dandelions

Shenaaz Nanji
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Fiction, Historical Fiction
Published:
2008
Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed

Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed

Jared Diamond
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Nonfiction
Published:
2004
Courage & Defiance

Courage and Defiance, Stories of Spies, Saboteurs and Survivors in WWII Denmark

Deborah Hopkinson
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Nonfiction
Published:
2015
Grace in the Wilderness: After the Liberation 1945-1948

Grace in the Wilderness: After the Liberation 1945-1948

Aranka Siegal
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Fiction, Historical Fiction
Published:
1985
Hiroshima

Hiroshima

John Hersey
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Biography, Nonfiction
Published:
1989
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

Ismael Beah
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Autobiography and Memoir, Nonfiction
Published:
2007
Mister Pip

Mister Pip

Lloyd Jones
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Historical Fiction
Published:
2006

Pick Me Up: Stuff You Need to Know

Jeremy Leslie, David Roberts
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Nonfiction
Published:
2006
The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett

Pillars of the Earth

Ken Follett
Age Level:
Adult
Genre:
Historical Fiction
Published:
1989
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
Refugee

Refugee

Alan Gratz
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Historical Fiction
Published:
2017
Shakespeare: The World as Stage

Shakespeare: The World as Stage

Bill Bryson
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Biography, Nonfiction
Published:
2016
Shooting Under Fire: The World of the War Photographer

Shooting Under Fire: The World of the War Photographer

Peter Howe
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Nonfiction
Published:
2002
If Stones Could Speak

If Stones Could Speak: Unlocking the Secrets of Stonehenge

Marc Aronson
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Nonfiction
Published:
2010
Swords: An Artist's Devotion

Swords : An Artists Devotion

Ben Boos
Age Level:
Middle Grade, YA
Genre:
Nonfiction
Published:
2008

Teenage Refugees from Rwanda Speak Out

Aimable Twagilimana
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Nonfiction
Published:
1997
Terror in the Name of God: Why Religious Militants Kill

Terror in the Name of God: Why Religious Militants Kill

Jessica Stern
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Nonfiction
Published:
2003
Hands reaching out to each other

The Night Diary

Veera Hiranandani
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Historical Fiction
Published:
2019

The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II

Iris Chang
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Nonfiction
Published:
1991

T-Minus: The Race to the Moon

Jim Ottaviani
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Nonfiction
Published:
2009