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  Cover Art: A Game for Swallows : to Die to Leave to Return Abirached, Zeina
A Game for Swallows : to Die to Leave to Return
"When Zeina's parents don't return from a visit to the other half of the city, and the bombing grows ever closer, the neighbors in her apartment house create a world indoors for Zeina and her brother, where they can share cooking lessons and games and gossip. Together they try to make it through a dramatic evening in the one place they hoped they would always be safe--home."--Inside front cover
2012
Teen Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Anya's War Alban, Andrea
Anya's War
In 1937, the privileged and relatively carefee life of a fourteen-year-old Jewish girl, whose family emigrated from Odessa, Ukraine, to Shanghai, China, comes to an end when she finds an abandoned baby, her hero, Amelia Earhart, goes missing, and war breaks out with Japan.
2011
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Boy Who Dared Bartoletti, Susan Campbell
The Boy Who Dared
In October, 1942, seventeen-year-old Helmuth Hu¨bener, imprisoned for distributing anti-Nazi leaflets, recalls his past life and how he came to dedicate himself to bring the truth about Hitler and the war to the German people.
2008
Children's Fiction Book
Other formats available
  Cover Art: Code Talker : a Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two Bruchac, Joseph
Code Talker : a Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two
Although being taught in a boarding school run by whites that Navajo is a useless language, Ned Begay and other Navajo men are recruited by the Marines to become Code Talkers during World War II, sending messages in their native tongue.
2005
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Lost Boy, Lost Girl: Escaping Civil War in Sudan Dau, John Bul
Lost Boy, Lost Girl: Escaping Civil War in Sudan
Chronicles the experiences of a husband and wife who as children fled the poverty and violence of southern Sudan, describing the devastating impact of famine and war on the region while sharing memories of their efforts to adapt to American life.
2010
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: They Poured Fire On Us from the Sky : the True Story of Three Lost Boys from Sudan Deng, Alephonsion
They Poured Fire On Us from the Sky : the True Story of Three Lost Boys from Sudan
Describes the life-threatening ordeals endured by the authors and tens of thousands of other children escaping African civil war in the late 1980s, including near-starvation, illnesses, and massacres.
2005
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Something Like Normal Doller, Trish
Something Like Normal
When Travis returns home from Afghanistan, his parents are splitting up, his brother has stolen his girlfriend and car, and he has nightmares of his best friend getting killed but when he runs into Harper, a girl who has despised him since middle school, life actually starts looking up.
2012
Teen Fiction Book
Other formats available
  Cover Art: Phantoms in the Snow Duble, Kathleen Benner.
Phantoms in the Snow
In 1944, fifteen-year-old Noah Garrett, recently orphaned, is sent to live at Camp Hale, Colorado, with an uncle he has never met, and there he finds his pacifist views put to the test.
2011
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: In the Shadow of the Lamp Dunlap, Susanne Emily
In the Shadow of the Lamp
Sixteen-year-old Molly Fraser works as a nurse with Florence Nightingale during the Crimean War to earn a salary to help her family survive in nineteenth-century England.
2011
Teen Fiction Book
Other formats available
  Cover Art: A Soldiers' Portfolio: This is Our War: Servicemen's Photographs of Life in Iraq Friedman, Devin
A Soldiers' Portfolio: This is Our War: Servicemen's Photographs of Life in Iraq
Accompanied by descriptive text, a compilation of 256 snapshots taken by soldiers on the ground in Iraq offer a personal record of the Iraq War and the experiences of Americans.
2006
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Crossing Stones Frost, Helen
Crossing Stones
In their own voices, four young people, Muriel, Frank, Emma, and Ollie, tell of their experiences during the first World War, as the boys enlist and are sent overseas, Emma finishes school, and Muriel fights for peace and women's suffrage.
2009
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Warrior's Heart : Becoming a Man of Compassion and Courage Greitens, Eric.
The Warrior's Heart : Becoming a Man of Compassion and Courage
"This exciting journey takes readers across the world, from his boyhood home in Missouri, to a factory in China, to the refugee camps of Rwanda, to the battlefield in Iraq." --from publisher
2012
Teen Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Inside Delta Force: the Story of America's Elite Counter-terrorist Unit Haney, Eric L.
Inside Delta Force: the Story of America's Elite Counter-terrorist Unit
One of the founding operatives of America's elite counter terrorism unit, Delta Force, delivers this never-before-told inside story of how the unit came to be.
2006
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Five 4ths of July Hughes, Pat (Patrice Raccio)
Five 4ths of July
On July 4th, 1777, fourteen-year-old Jake Mallory and his friends are celebrating their new nation's independence, but over the next four years Jake finds himself in increasingly adventurous circumstances as he battles British forces, barely survives captivity on a prison ship, and finally returns home to Connecticut, war-torn and weary, but hopeful for America's future.
2011
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Everybody Sees the Ants : a Novel King, A. S.
Everybody Sees the Ants : a Novel
Overburdened by his parents' bickering and a bully's attacks, fifteen-year-old Lucky Linderman begins dreaming of being with his grandfather, who went missing during the Vietnam War, but during a visit to Arizona, his aunt and uncle and their beautiful neighbor, Ginny, help him find a new perspective.
2011
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: From Baghdad, with Love: a Marine, the War, and a Dog Named Lava Kopelman, Jay
From Baghdad, with Love: a Marine, the War, and a Dog Named Lava
During his tour of duty in Iraq, Lt. Colonel Kopelman of the U.S. Marines and his comrades break strick military rules and adopt an abandoned puppy left behind after a battle in the dangerous red zone. The dog, Lava, was eventually smuggled out of Iraq by the soldiers, with the help of NPR reporters, and Iraqi citizens.
2006
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Where Men Win Glory: the Odyssey of Pat Tillman Krakauer, Jon
Where Men Win Glory: the Odyssey of Pat Tillman
Traces the controversial story of NFL player, Pat Tillman, who walked away from his $3.6 million NFL contract to enlist in the United States Army after 9/11.
2009
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Lone Survivor: the Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10 Luttrell, Marcus
Lone Survivor: the Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10
June 2005, four U.S. Navy SEALs left their base in Afghanistan for the Pakistani border. Their mission: to capture or kill a notorious al Qaeda leader. This is the story of fire team leader Marcus Luttrell, the sole survivor of Operation Redwing, and the desperate battle in the mountains that led to the largest loss of life in Navy SEAL history.
2007
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Somebody Please Tell Me Who I Am Mazer, Harry.
Somebody Please Tell Me Who I Am
Wounded in Iraq while his Army unit is on convoy and treated for many months for traumatic brain injury, the first person Ben remembers from his earlier life is his autistic brother.
2012
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Never Fall Down : a Novel McCormick, Patricia
Never Fall Down : a Novel
Cambodian child soldier Arn Chorn-Pond defied the odds and used all of his courage and wits to survive the murderous regime of the Khmer Rouge.
2012
Teen Fiction Book
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