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A Faraway Island

By: Annika Thor
translated from the Swedish by: Linda Schenck

Two Jewish sister leave Austria during WWII/Holocaust and find refuge in Sweden.It's the summer of 1939. Two Jewish sisters from Vienna—12-year-old Stephie Steiner and seven-year-old Nellie—are...

A New Coat for Anna

By: Harriet Ziefert

Illus. in full color. "A fresh and moving story of a mother's dedication to acquire a coat for her daughter in post-World War II hard times. Anna's mother decides to trade the few valuables she has...

A Time of Miracles

By: Anne-Laure Bondoux
translated from the French by: Y. Maudet

Winner of the Batchelder Award--this tale of of exile, sacrifice, hope, and survival is a story of ultimate love.Blaise Fortune, also known as Koumaïl, loves hearing the story of how he came to live...


A Time of Miracles

By: Anne-Laure Bondoux
translated from the French by: Y. Maudet

Winner of the Batchelder Award--this tale of of exile, sacrifice, hope, and survival is a story of ultimate love.Blaise Fortune, also known as Koumaïl, loves hearing the story of how he came to live...

Alia's Mission

By: Mark Alan Stamaty

The inspiring story of an Iraqi librarian's courageous fight to save books from the Basra Central Library before it was destroyed in the war.It is 2003 and Alia Muhammad Baker, the chief librarian of the...

Anne Frank's Chestnut Tree

By: Jane Kohuth
illustrated by: Elizabeth Sayles

Hidden away in their Secret Annex in Amsterdam during World War II, Anne Frank and her family could not breathe fresh air or see the blue sky for years. But through an attic window Anne could see the branches...


Antes de ser libres

By: Julia Alvarez

Now available in Spanish, the book Horn Book called “a realistic and compelling account of a girl growing up too quickly while coming to terms with the cost of freedom.” I wonder what it would...

Ashling

By: Isobelle Carmody

As head of Obernewtyn’s Farseeker guild, Elspeth Gordie must travel to the lowlands to seal an alliance between Obernewtyn and the rebel forces that oppose the totalitarian Council. Yet her dreams...


Resources

A Faraway Island

By: Annika Thor
translated from the Swedish by: Linda Schenck

BOOK TALK
The streets of Vienna are swarming with Nazi soldiers and Jewish families aren't safe. Stephie and Nellie Steiner are sent to Sweden to await their parents' escape to Amsterdam, where they...