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Stones for My Father
Stones for My Father
Written by Trilby Kent
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781770492523
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Stones for My Father

Written by Trilby Kent


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $19.95

Corlie Roux’s farm life in South Africa is not easy: the Transvaal is beautiful, but it is also a harsh place where the heat can be so intense that the very raindrops sizzle. When her beloved father dies, she is left with a mother who is as devoted to her sons...

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Stones for My Father
Stones for My Father
Written by Trilby Kent
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ISBN: 9781770492608
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Stones for My Father

Written by Trilby Kent


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $10.99

Corlie Roux’s farm life in South Africa is not easy: the Transvaal is beautiful, but it is also a harsh place where the heat can be so intense that the very raindrops sizzle. When her beloved father dies, she is left with a mother who is as devoted to her sons...

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Day of the Assassins
Day of the Assassins
Written by Johnny O'Brien, Illustrated by Nick Hardcastle
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ISBN: 9780763649951
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Day of the Assassins
A Jack Christie Adventure
Written by Johnny O'Brien
Illustrated by Nick Hardcastle


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2010
Price: $6.99

"Within the first suspenseful pages, readers will find an engaging historical/science fiction tale that has intrigue, danger, and a little romance. . . . From an explosive escape out of captivity to a muchanticipated scene that decides the fate of World War I, the end of the book has plenty of... Read more >
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The General
The General
Written by Jane Charters, Illustrated by Michael Foreman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763648756
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The General

Written by Jane Charters
Illustrated by Michael Foreman


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: February 9, 2010
Price: $16.99

Can a general who was once ruthless learn to spread peace and love? A stunning new edition of Michael Foreman’s debut picture book.

There once was a general who fell off his horse, only to discover the beauty of flowers and nature. From that day on, he vowed to change the world... Read more >
The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II
The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II
Written by M.T. Anderson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763646264
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The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II
The Kingdom on the Waves
Written by M.T. Anderson


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
On Sale: October 13, 2009
Price: $11.99

Sequel to the National Book Award Winner!

"A novel of the first rank, the kind of monumental work Italo Calvino called ‘encyclopedic’ in the way it sweeps up history into a comprehensible and deeply textured pattern." — THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW


Fearing a death sentence, Octavian and his tutor, Dr. Trefusis... Read more >
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Proud as a Peacock, Brave as a Lion
Proud as a Peacock, Brave as a Lion
Written by Jane Barclay, Illustrated by Renne Benoit
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780887769511
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Proud as a Peacock, Brave as a Lion

Written by Jane Barclay
Illustrated by Renne Benoit


Format: Hardcover, 24 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $18.95

Much has been written about war and remembrance, but very little of it has been for young children. As questions come from a young grandchild, his grandpa talks about how, as a very young man, he was as proud as a peacock in uniform, busy as a beaver on his Atlantic... Read more >
Other Echoes
Other Echoes
Written by Adele Geras
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ISBN: 9780307539458
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Other Echoes

Written by Adele Geras


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2009
Price: $10.99

Eighteen-year-old Flora is recovering from “nervous exhaustion” in the sanatorium at her boarding school. She is supposed to rest. But the rest brings back her childhood memories of living in Borneo, where she encountered people and events shaped by the tragedies of the Second World War, when the island was occupied... Read more >
War Is...
War Is...
Edited by Marc Aronson and Patty Campbell
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780763642310
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War Is...
Soldiers, Survivors and Storytellers Talk about War
Edited by Marc Aronson and Patty Campbell


Format: Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2009
Price: $8.99

In a provocative anthology, two editors with opposing viewpoints present
an unflinching collection of works refl ecting on the nature of war.


Marc Aronson thinks war is inevitable. Patty Campbell thinks war is cruel, deceptive, and wrong. But both agree on one thing: that teens need to hear the truthful voices of those... Read more >
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Lord of the Nutcracker Men
Lord of the Nutcracker Men
Written by Iain Lawrence
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ISBN: 9780307537898
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Lord of the Nutcracker Men

Written by Iain Lawrence


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: January 16, 2009
Price: $5.99

Ten-year-old Johnny eagerly plays at war with the army of nutcracker soldiers his toymaker father whittles for him. He demolishes imaginary foes. But in 1914 Germany looms as the real enemy of Europe, and all too soon Johnny’s father is swept up in the war to end all wars. He proudly... Read more >
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The Last Mission
The Last Mission
Written by Harry Mazer
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ISBN: 9780307536600
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The Last Mission

Written by Harry Mazer


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: December 30, 2008
Price: $6.99

In 1944, as World War II is  raging across Europe, fifteen-year-old Jack Raab  dreams of being a hero. Leaving New York City, his  family, and his boyhood behind, Jack uses a false  I.D. and lies his way into the U.S. Air  Force.



From their base in England, he and his crew  fly twenty-four treacherous bombing missions over  occupied Europe... Read more >
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Eyes of the Emperor
Eyes of the Emperor
Written by Graham Salisbury
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ISBN: 9780307523150
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Eyes of the Emperor

Written by Graham Salisbury


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: December 24, 2008
Price: $6.99

Eddy Okubo lies about his age and joins the army in his hometown of Honolulu only weeks before the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor. Suddenly Americans see him as the enemy—even the U.S. Army doubts the loyalty of Japanese American soldiers.

Then the army sends Eddy and a small band of Japanese American... Read more >
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The Winter War: A Novel
The Winter War: A Novel
Written by William Durbin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307549426
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The Winter War: A Novel

Written by William Durbin


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2008
Price: $9.99

When the Soviet Union invades its tiny neighbor Finland in November 1939, Marko volunteers to help the war effort. Even though his leg was weakened by polio, he can ski well, and he becomes a messenger on the front line, skiing in white camouflage through the forests at night. The dark... Read more >
At the Firefly Gate
At the Firefly Gate
Written by Linda Newbery
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375892226
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At the Firefly Gate

Written by Linda Newbery


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: December 9, 2008
Price: $5.99

Henry has always felt like an outsider and things are about to get worse when his family moves to the countryside and the prospect of a new school looms. He retreats more and more into his shell, until he meets Dottie, a frail old lady, who has tremendous spirit. He feels... Read more >
The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II
The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II
Written by M.T. Anderson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763629502
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The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II
The Kingdom on the Waves
Written by M.T. Anderson


Format: Hardcover, 592 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $22.99

Volume II of the National Book Award Winner and NEW YORK TIMES bestseller — a stunning resolution to the epic tale that "fascinates, appalls,
condemns, and enthralls."


Fearing a death sentence, Octavian and his tutor, Dr. Trefusis, escape through rising tides and pouring rain to find shelter in British-occupied Boston. Sundered from all... Read more >
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War Is...
War Is...
Edited by Marc Aronson and Patty Campbell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763636258
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War Is...
Soldiers, Survivors, and Storytellers Talk About War
Edited by Marc Aronson and Patty Campbell


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $17.99

In a provocative anthology, two editors with opposing viewpoints present an unflinching collection of works reflecting on the nature of war.

Marc Aronson thinks war is inevitable. Patty Campbell thinks war is cruel, deceptive, and wrong. But both agree on one thing: that teens need to hear the truthful voices of those... Read more >
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For Freedom
For Freedom
Written by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
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ISBN: 9780307433381
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For Freedom
The Story of a French Spy
Written by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $5.99

A teenager transforms from a schoolgirl to a spy in this true story of heroism in wartime.

Suzanne David's everyday life is suddenly shattered in 1940 when a bomb drops on the main square of her hometown, the city of Cherbourg, France, killing a pregnant neighbor right in front of her. Until... Read more >
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Shattered
Shattered
Written by Jennifer Armstrong
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307433749
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Shattered
Stories of Children and War
Written by Jennifer Armstrong


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $6.99

As bullets ring and bombs are dropped, children watch—mostly from the sidelines, but occasionally in the direct line of fire. Unaware of the political issues or power struggles behind the battle, all they know are the human, emotional consequences of this thing called war. This collection examines all of war’s implications... Read more >
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The Shell House
The Shell House
Written by Linda Newbery
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ISBN: 9780307434005
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The Shell House

Written by Linda Newbery


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $5.99

Greg’s casual interest in the history of a ruined mansion becomes more personal as he slowly discovers the tragic events that overwhelmed its last inhabitants. Set against a background of the modern day and the First World War, Greg’s contemporary beliefs become intertwined with those of Edmund, a foot soldier whose... Read more >
Archie's War
Archie's War
Written by Marcia Williams, Illustrated by Marcia Williams
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763635329
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Archie's War

Written by Marcia Williams
Illustrated by Marcia Williams


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2007
Price: $17.99

Marcia Williams captures the Great War through a child’s eyes with a fascinating fictional scrapbook including real mementos of the day.

Meet ten-year-old Archie, his family, and best friend in a scrapbook Archie has made himself, full of comic strips and plenty of other memorabilia. The year is 1914, and as the... Read more >
Without Warning
Without Warning
Written by Dennis Hamley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763633387
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Without Warning
Ellen's Story, 1914-1918
Written by Dennis Hamley


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $17.99

After World War I calls her brother to the front lines, a young woman sets out to make a difference in this powerful historical novel.

"I don’t know much about wars except soldiers and sailors get killed and Jack might get killed with them. But grown-up people say . . . they’re... Read more >
Dear Papa
Dear Papa
Written by Anne Ylvisaker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763634025
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Dear Papa

Written by Anne Ylvisaker


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: June 12, 2007
Price: $6.99

"The letters are personal and immediate, and the story is full of details that evoke the historical period. . . . The simple words grab your heart."
— BOOKLIST


It’s a good thing nine-year-old Isabelle is learning to write letters at school, because she has a lot to write to Papa about after... Read more >
Eyes of the Emperor
Eyes of the Emperor
Written by Graham Salisbury
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780440229568
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Eyes of the Emperor

Written by Graham Salisbury


Format: Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: January 23, 2007
Price: $6.99

Eddy Okana lies about his age and joins the Army in his hometown of Honolulu only weeks before the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor. Suddenly Americans see him as the enemy—even the U.S. Army doubts the loyalty of Japanese American soldiers.

Then the Army sends Eddy and a small band of Japanese American... Read more >
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Bel Ria
Bel Ria
Written by Sheila Burnford
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590172117
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Bel Ria
Dog of War
Written by Sheila Burnford


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: November 28, 2006
Price: $17.95

Sheila Burnford, the author of The Incredible Journey, offers the spellbinding tale of a small dog caught up in the Second World War, and of the extraordinary life-transforming attachments he forms with the people he encounters in the course of a perilous passage from occupied France to besieged England.

Nameless, Burnford’s hero... Read more >
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Dove Song
Dove Song
Written by Kristine L. Franklin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763632199
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Dove Song

Written by Kristine L. Franklin


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: September 12, 2006
Price: $5.99

"Two young people take on more than they can handle in this anguished, reflective story set on the home front during the Vietnam War."
— KIRKUS REVIEWS


A Minnesota Book Award Winner

"Both a sensitive story of friendship and family problems and solid historical fiction." — SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL Read more >
Domenic's War
Domenic's War
Written by Curtis Parkinson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780887767517
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Domenic's War
A Story of the Battle of Monte Cassino
Written by Curtis Parkinson


Format: Trade Paperback, 200 pages
On Sale: April 4, 2006
Price: $9.95

On a rugged mountain in the center of Italy stands an ancient Benedictine monastery. It is January 1944, and Monte Cassino, the mountain on which the monastery stands, becomes the staging ground for one of the most fiercely fought battles of World War II.

Young Domenic and his family, who live on... Read more >
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