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Megiddo's Shadow

By: Arthur Slade

Fueled by anger at the death of his two brothers in World War I, 16-year-old Edward abandons his ailing father on their farm and leaves Canada to enlist. After proving that he can tame any wild horse,...

The Foreshadowing

By: Marcus Sedgwick

It is 1915 and the First World War has only just begun.17 year old Sasha is a well-to-do, sheltered-English girl. Just as her brother Thomas longs to be a doctor, she wants to nurse, yet girls of her class...

Lord of the Nutcracker Men

By: Iain Lawrence

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,...


Remembrance

By: Theresa Breslin

It was the largest conflict the world had ever known. It covered three continents and lasted five years. Millions of soldiers returned wounded, millions more never returned at all. In the summer of 1915,...

The Shell House

By: Linda Newbery

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...

Lord of the Nutcracker Men

By: Iain Lawrence

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,...


Ruthie's Gift

By: Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
illustrated by: Dave Kramer

From the Newbery Honor and Schneider Award-winning author of The War that Saved My Life comes Ruthie's Gift, a novel about a young girl growing up during World War I, perfect for fans of historical fiction.  ...



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Lara’s dream is to inherit her family’s tradition of breeding borzoi dogs worthy of the Tsar.  She understands the dogs and feels a special connection to them.  However, when her mother...

Hattie Big Sky

By: Kirby Larson

This Newbery Honor winning, New York Times bestseller celebrates the true spirit of independence on the American frontier.

For most of her life, sixteen-year-old Hattie Brooks has been...

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