World War II

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World War II. One of the biggest events in history that also happens to be one of the largest selection of historical fiction. Here are a few critically acclaimed novels, a few classics, a few newer titles, and a few of my personal favorites. All are available (in some form or another) at Medway Public Library.

  • Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
  • Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys
  • Maus by Art Spiegelman
  • The Hiding Place by Corrie ten Boom
  • Summer of My German Soldier by Bette Greene
  • Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two by Joseph Bruchac
  • What I Saw and How I Lied by Judy Blundell (eBook)
  • Flygirl by Sherri L. Smith (eBook)
  • The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne
  • The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak
  • Briar Rose by Jane Yolen
  • Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
  • The Upstairs Room by Johanna Reiss
  • Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl
  • Postcards from No Man’s Land by Aidan Chambers
  • The Boy Who Dared by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
  • Hitler Youth: Growing up in Hitler’s Shadow by Susan Campbell Bartoletti

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