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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
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  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: 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
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  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
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  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: 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: 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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  Cover Art: Sunrise Over Fallujah Myers, Walter Dean
Sunrise Over Fallujah
Robin Perry, from Harlem, is sent to Iraq in 2003 as a member of the Civilian Affairs Battalion, and his time there profoundly changes him.
2008
Teen Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Tamar Peet, Mal
Tamar
In England in 1995, fifteen-year-old Tamar, grief-stricken by the puzzling death of her beloved grandfather, slowly begins to uncover the secrets of his life in the Dutch resistance during the last year of the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands, and the climactic events that forever cast a shadow on his life and that of his family.
2007
Teen Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: The Last Full Measure Rinaldi, Ann.
The Last Full Measure
In 1863 Pennsylvania, fourteen-year-old Tacy faces the horrors of the Battle of Gettysburg while trying to stay out of the way of her brother David, who is in charge while their father serves as a doctor in the Union army, and to keep her friend Marvelous, a free black, safe from rebel soldiers.
2010
Teen Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Between Shades of Gray Sepetys, Ruta
Between Shades of Gray
In 1941, fifteen-year-old Lina, her mother, and brother are pulled from their Lithuanian home by Soviet guards and sent to Siberia, where her father is sentenced to death in a prison camp while she fights for her life, vowing to honor her family and the thousands like hers by burying her story in a jar on Lithuanian soil.
2011
Teen Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: The Berlin Boxing Club Sharenow, Rob.
The Berlin Boxing Club
In 1936 Berlin, fourteen-year-old Karl Stern, considered Jewish despite a non-religious upbringing, learns to box from the legendary Max Schmeling while struggling with the realities of the Holocaust.
2011
Teen Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: The Glory Wind Sherrard, Valerie
The Glory Wind
Luke meets Gracie, and despite her being a girl, they become close friends. When the citizens of the small, rural, 1940s town that Luke lives in learn that Gracie and her mother have a shady past, Luke must decide whether he will stand up for his new friend or save his own reputation. Set in Canada just after WWII.
2010
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Romeo and Juliet Code Stone, Phoebe
The Romeo and Juliet Code
During World War II, eleven-year-old Felicity is sent from London to Bottlebay, Maine, to live with her grandmother, aunt, uncle, and a reclusive boy who helps her decode mysterious letters that contain the truth about her missing parents.
2011
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Badd Tharp, Tim
Badd
A teenaged girl's beloved brother returns home from the Iraq War completely unlike the person she remembers.
2011
Teen Fiction Book
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