Add Code Named Verity to your Goodreads shelf! Learning about a place like Ravensbruck through YA gives a voice to those women who were trapped in horrific circumstances. This story helps us find hope in the impossible through the loyalty, bravery and friendship. Add Rose Under Fire to your Goodreads shelf! Marisa, a Polish Jew whose blonde hair and blue eyes make it easy for her to pass as a Christian, takes the papers of a Polish girl and goes to Germany in an attempt to survive as a Polish worker.
Marisa finds work as a servant for the Reymanns, but she can never forget that her boss is a high-ranking Nazi official. At its core, Salt to The Sea is a story about refugees seeking a place of safety.
World War II is drawing to a close in East Prussia and thousands of refugees are on a desperate trek toward freedom, many with something to hide. Just when it seems freedom is within their grasp, tragedy strikes. Salt To The Sea is an important story to date, and teaches us about the refugee perspective. Between Shades Of Gray tells the story of fifteen-year-old Lina, a Lithuanian girl as her life is interrupted by Soviet officers and her family is torn apart.
This books helps us understand the scale to which World War II impacted families of all backgrounds and beliefs. Separated from her father and forced onto a crowded train, Lina, her mother, and her young brother make their way to a Siberian work camp. Will strength, love, and hope be enough for Lina and her family to survive? To commemorate their Great Victory, they host the Axis Tour: an annual motorcycle race across their conjoined continents.
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The prize? But Yael, a former death camp prisoner, has entered with one goal: Win the race and kill Hitler. We are so obsessed with Wolf by Wolf as it made out hearts race, hearts break. This book was so important in furthering our understanding of how Imperial Japan and the Third Reich interacted as global powers during the war. Add Wolf By Wolf to your Goodreads shelf! All Ida Mae Jones wants to do is fly. Flygirl pushes us to see beyond our own experiences and enlightens us with new perspectives and a rich untold history. Add Flygirl to your Goodreads shelf!
Karl Stern has never thought of himself as a Jew.
So when Max Schmeling, champion boxer and German national hero, offers to give Karl boxing lessons, it seems like the perfect chance to reinvent himself. But when Nazi violence against Jews escalates, Karl must take on a new role: protector of his family. In s Munich, danger lurks behind dark corners, and secrets are buried deep within the city. Gretchen follows his every command until she meets a handsome young Jewish reporter named Daniel Cohen. Will she choose the safety of her former life as a Nazi darling, or will she dare to dig up the truth—even if it could get her and Daniel killed?
Get your tissues ready because you are about to cry more tears than you ever knew you had. A tall fence stretches as far as the eye can see and cuts him off from the strange people in the distance. Bruno longs to be an explorer and decides that there must be more to this desolate new place than meets the eye.
While exploring his new environment, he meets another boy whose life and circumstances are very different from his own, and their meeting results in a friendship that has devastating consequences. But Joe Spooner brought more back with him than just good war stories. She finds herself falling for Peter, ignoring the secrets that surround him until a tragedy occurs that shatters her family and breaks her life in two. Elizabeth Wein brings us another thrilling and deeply affecting novel that explores the bonds of friendship, the resilience of young pilots, and the strength of the human spirit.
But in s America, a white woman raising a black adoptive son alongside a white daughter is too often seen as a threat. But that peace is shattered by the threat of war with Italy, and teenage Em and Teo are drawn into the conflict. This is a gripping read that is highly recommended for upper KS2. Reading for Pleasure Blog. Anglo-Saxons Topic.
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Tail-End Charlie. Mick Manning. Tail-End Charlie is an accessible book with a high visual appeal and a great way of hooking in younger or more reluctant readers. Woeful Second World War. Terry Deary. Part of the very popular Horrible Histories series, this book allows children to uncover all of the gory and foul facts about the Second World War. Jet the Rescue Dog. It is not difficult to find stories about war heroes, but what about when the heroes are animals? This collection compiles true tales of a whole menagerie of courageous creatures that have made their mark during war time.
These compelling and astonishing true stories suitable for KS2 highlight the extraordinary bond between humans and animals even in the darkest of times.
World War II Books for Kids
Many but not all of these stories are set in WW2. World War II. Buy on Amazon. Also featured on: Ones to Watch Spring More ideas Click each book cover to view on Amazon. What Are We Fighting For? Number the Stars. Operation Blackout. Whistling in the Dark. Play Script WW2. Friend or Foe. When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit. Wave Me Goodbye.
The Silver Sword. The Second World War Usborne.
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