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The Untold History of the United States, Volume 1

by Peter Kuznick, Oliver Stone & Susan Campbell Bartoletti Atheneum Books for Young Readers (December 09, 2014)

The truth about America is revealed in this first of four volumes of the young readers' edition of The Untold History of the United States, from Academy Award-winning director Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick,...


by Rick Atkinson Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (May 05, 2014)

Adapted for young readers from the #1 New York Times-bestselling The Guns at Last Light, D-Day captures the events and the spirit of that day--June 6, 1944--the day that led to the liberation of western Europe...

In Defiance of Hitler

by Carla Killough McClafferty Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (April 21, 2014)

On August 4, 1940, an unassuming American journalist named Varian Fry made his way to Marseilles, France, carrying in his pockets the names of approximately two hundred artists and intellectuals - all enemies...

Battle Cries in the Wilderness: The Struggle for North America in the Seven Years' War

by Bernd Horn Dundurn (July 13, 2011)

The savage struggle to take control of the North American wilderness during the epic Seven Years' War between France and England is a gripping tale. As the two European powers battled each other for global supremacy,...

Day of the Flying Fox: The True Story of World War II Pilot Charley Fox

by Steve Pitt Dundurn (June 09, 2008)

Author Steve Pitt examines the life of Canadian World War II pilot Charley Fox, who attacked famed German General Erwin Rommels car and wounded him.

Bold, Brave, and Born to Lead: Major General Isaac Brock and the Canadas

by Mary Beacock Fryer Dundurn (February 01, 2004)

Celebrated as the saviour of Upper Canada, Major General Sir Isaac Brocks charisma won him respect and propelled him into the significant role he would play in the War of 1812.

The Port Chicago 50

by Steve Sheinkin Roaring Brook Press (January 20, 2014)

An astonishing World War II military story of civil rights from New York Times bestselling author and Newbery Honor recipient Steve Sheinkin.

A National Book Award Finalist

A YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction...

Surviving Hitler

by Andrea Warren HarperCollins (June 11, 2013)

The life-changing story of a young boy’s struggle for survival in a Nazi-run concentration camp, narrated in the voice of Holocaust survivor Jack Mandelbaum.

When twelve-year-old Jack Mandelbaum is separated...

Let It Begin Here!

by Don Brown Roaring Brook Press (August 31, 2010)

The first book in Don Brown's Actual Times series brings the start of the American Revolution to life.

A 26-year-old King George II found himself in financial turmoil after crushing the French, Austrians, and...


by Steve Sheinkin Flash Point (September 03, 2012)

Perfect for middle grade readers and history enthusiasts, New York Times bestselling author Steve Sheinkin presents the fascinating and frightening true story of the creation behind the most destructive force...

King George: What Was His Problem?

by Steve Sheinkin & Tim Robinson Flash Point (July 06, 2009)

New York Times bestselling author and Newbery Honor recipient Steve Sheinkin gives young readers an American history lesson they'll never forget in the fun and funny King George: What Was His Problem?: Everything...

Frontline General: Douglas MacArthur

by Jules Archer & Iain C. Martin Sky Pony (January 10, 2017)

At twenty-six Douglas MacArthur was military aide to President Theodore Roosevelt, and his courageous leadership of the Rainbow Division in World War I made him a general. At the same time, his reluctance to...

Code Girls

by Liza Mundy Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (October 01, 2018)

In the tradition of Hidden Figures and The Girls of Atomic City, Code Girls is the amazing true story of the young American women who cracked German and Japanese military codes during World War II.

More than...

No Better Friend: Young Readers Edition

by Robert Weintraub Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (May 02, 2016)

Discover an extraordinary tale of friendship and survival between a man and a dog in World War II in this young readers' adaptation of the New York Times bestseller No Better Friend.

No Better Friend tells the...

Pocket Bios: Joan of Arc

by Al Berenger Roaring Brook Press (July 15, 2019)

A colorfully illustrated, pocket-size picture book biography of martyr and Roman Catholic saint, Joan of Arc.

Joan of Arc was a teenager known for her instrumental role in the Hundred Years' War between the rulers...

Tuesday Tucks Me In

by Luis Carlos Montalvan, Bret Witter & Dan Dion Roaring Brook Press (May 26, 2014)

As narrated by Tuesday, Tuesday Tucks Me In is a day in the life of this service dog extraordinaire and tail-wagging ambassador for all things positive and uplifting in the world. The book takes us through a...

No Surrender Young Readers' Edition

by Chris Edmonds & James Lurie HarperCollins (October 15, 2019)

The epic true story of Master Sergeant Roddie Edmonds, an American hero who risked his life in the final days of World War II to save others--now in a thrilling young readers' edition.

During the infamous World...

Infinite Hope

by Ashley Bryan & Dion Graham Simon & Schuster Audio (October 15, 2019)

Recipient of a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award

Recipient of a Bologna Ragazzi Non-Fiction Special Mention Honor Award

A Kirkus Reviews Best Middle Grade Book of 2019

From celebrated author and illustrator...

Unlikely Warrior

by Georg Rauch, Robert Fass & Phyllis Rauch Blackstone Publishing (February 24, 2015)

An astounding memoir about a Jewish teenager forcedto become a German soldier

As a young adult in wartime Vienna, Georg Rauchhelped his mother hide dozens of Jews from the Nazis behind false walls intheir top-floor...

Mr. Lincoln's High-Tech War

by Thomas B. Allen, Roger Macbride Allen & Fred Sullivan Blackstone Publishing (May 01, 2013)

Thomas B. Allen's expertise in militaryhistory and strategy is combined with Roger MacBride Allen's knowledge oftechnology to reveal a lesser known yet fascinating side of the sixteenthpresident of the United...

The French and Indian War

Attack on Pearl Harbor

by Shelley Tanaka & Charles Carroll Blackstone Publishing (December 01, 2011)

Early on the morning of December 7, 1941, the Empire of Japan launched a massive surprise attack on the US naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. Two brief and terrible hours later, much of the American fleet...

Indians, Cowboys, and Farmers and the Battle for the Great Plains

The Civil War

George Rogers Clark

by Katharine E. Wilkie & Patrick Lawlor Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

George Rogers Clark was a famous general in the Revolutionary War, and his explorations served as the inspiration for his younger brother, William, the leader of the famous Lewis and Clark expedition. Now you...

Hispanic America, Texas, and the Mexican War

by Christopher Collier, James Lincoln Collier & Jim Manchester AudioBookShelf (July 01, 2013)

Hispanic America, Texas, and the Mexican War examines the history of the southwestern area of the United States. Topics covered include the settlement of the area that became the southwestern portion of the...

Grand Escape, The: The Greatest Prison Breakout of the 20th Century

by Neal Bascomb & Simon Vance Scholastic Inc. Audio (August 01, 2019)

Neal Bascomb, author of The Nazi Hunters, returns with his next thrilling work of narrative nonfiction about a group of Allied POWs who staged an escape for the ages during World War I. Published on the 100th...

In Harm's Way: JFK, World War II, and the Heroic Rescue of PT-109

by Iain Martin & Dan Bittner Scholastic Inc. Audio (August 01, 2019)

A thrilling true survival story that follows one of America's most beloved presidents, John F. Kennedy, as he fought to save his crew after a deadly shipwreck in the Pacific during World War II. In September...

D-Day: The World War II Invasion That Changed History

by Deborah Hopkinson & Michael Yurchak Scholastic Inc. Audio (August 01, 2019)

Sibert Honor author Deborah Hopkinson brings her signature action-packed narrative style to one of the most crucial battles of WWII. The WWII invasion known as D-Day was the largest military endeavor in history....

Come On In, America

by Linda Barrett Osborne Abrams Books for Young Readers (March 13, 2017)

On April 6, 1917, the United States declared war on Germany and joined World War I. German submarine attacks on American ships in March 1917 were the overt motive for declaring war, but the underlying reasons...

Soldier for Equality

by Duncan Tonatiuh Abrams Books for Young Readers (September 02, 2019)

Award-winning author Duncan Tonatiuh brings to life the story of a Mexican-American war hero


José de la Luz Sáenz (1888-1953)--or Luz--believed in fighting for what was right. Although he was born in...

The Faithful Spy

by John Hendrix Amulet Books (September 17, 2018)

Adolf Hitler's Nazi party is gaining strength and becoming more menacing every day. Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a pastor upset by the complacency of the German church toward the suffering around it, forms a breakaway...

Treaties, Trenches, Mud, and Blood (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales #4)

by Nathan Hale Amulet Books (May 12, 2014)

New York Times Bestseller

World War I set the tone for the 20th century and introduced a new type of warfare: global, mechanical, and brutal. Nathan Hale has gathered some of the most fascinating true-life tales...

No Surrender Young Readers’ Edition

by Chris Edmonds HarperCollins (October 15, 2019)

The epic true story of Master Sergeant Roddie Edmonds, an American hero who risked his life in the final days of World War II to save others—now in a thrilling young readers’ edition.

During the infamous...

The Military and Teens: The Ultimate Teen Guide

by Kathlyn Gay Scarecrow Press (May 13, 2008)

The Military and Teens covers the major issues young adults should consider before making a decision to join the armed forces. Although each branch of the military provides print and electronic materials on...

Leo Thorsness

by Michael P. Spradlin Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (July 08, 2019)

For middle-grade readers, the true story of a pilot in the U.S. Air Force who received the Medal of Honor for his great acts of aerial valor.

Lieutenant Colonel Leo K. Thorsness was a Wild Weasel pilot in the...

War in the Ring

by John Florio & Ouisie Shapiro Roaring Brook Press (June 24, 2019)

America's black boxing champion. Hitler's favorite athlete. And a world at war.

Joe Louis was born on an Alabama cotton patch and raised in a Detroit ghetto. Max Schmeling grew up in poverty in Hamburg, Germany....

Jungle Fighters

by Jules Archer & Alex Kershaw Sky Pony (January 19, 2016)

In the early stages of the Pacific War, General Douglas MacArthur was expected to prevent the Japanese from taking Australia. With limited forces, MacArthur had to be tactical, and the key to the continent's...

Jack Montgomery

by Michael P. Spradlin Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (January 14, 2019)

Jack C. Montgomery was a Cherokee from Oklahoma, and a first lieutenant with the 45th Infantry Division Thunderbirds. On February 22, 1944, near Padiglione, Italy, Montgomery's rifle platoon was under fire by...

The Awakening of Europe

by M. B. Synge Dancing Unicorn Books (July 04, 2018)

The Awakening of Europe covers the reformation in Germany, the Netherlands, France, and England, as well as the settlement of colonies in America. The rise of England and the Netherlands as sea powers, and the...

More Deadly Than War

by Kenneth C. Davis Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (May 14, 2018)

A Washington Post Best Children's Book of the Month, More Deadly Than War from New York Times bestselling author Kenneth C. Davis explores the hidden history of the Spanish influenza pandemic during World War...

Code Girls

by Liza Mundy Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (October 09, 2018)

In the tradition of Hidden Figures and The Girls of Atomic City, Code Girls is the amazing true story of the young American women who cracked German and Japanese military codes during World War II.

More than...

Greeks and Persians Go to War: War Book Best Sellers | Children's Ancient History

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

Why did you have to learn about wars, especially one that happened centuries ago. Well, you can learn from the cause and effect relationships of how the decisions of a few leaders caused the heartaches of thousands...

The Unofficial Christmas Truce of 1914 - History of the World | Children's Military Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

The spirit of Christmas was strong between the soldiers fighting in 1914. They voluntarily stopped fighting to celebrate Christmas. They shared a good laugh and a cigarette or two, too! How we wish that agreement...

How WWI Changed Modern Warfare - History War Books | Children's Military Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

Did you know that apart from lessons on ethics and morals, the World War 1 also gives valuable contributions to the progress of military science? Open this book to learn How WWI Changed Modern Warfare. Take...

World War I, President Wilson and His Fourteen Points - History 5th Grade | Children's Military Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

This is a huge history book for fifth graders because of the topics discussed here. What is was the relationship between President Wilson, his fourteen points and World War I? Learning about some of the most...

Tango Mike Mike

by Yvette Benavidez Garcia Yvette Benavidez Garcia (September 12, 2017)

Roy P. Benavidez is a man who struggled through disappointing circumstances as a young child, overcame prejudice and discrimination, conquered paralysis, fought through two tours in Vietnam and became an American...

Unraveling Freedom: The Battle for Democracy on the Homefront During World War I (History (US))

by Ann Bausum & National Geographic Kids National Geographic Kids (September 06, 2017)

In 1915, the United States experienced the 9/11 of its time. A German torpedo sank the Lusitania killing nearly 2,000 innocent passengers. The ensuing hysteria helped draw the United States into World War I—the...

Major Battles in World History | Children's Military & War History Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Battles happen because of a clash in opinions, beliefs and political interests. Let's take a look at some of the most unforgettable battles in world history. Parents, since this is a hard topic to discuss, be...

Amazing Armies | Children's Military & War History Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Knowledge is power. This history book will surely keep your kids informed about the momentous lives of our heroes as they fought through their freedom and principles. This Amazing Armies book will educate your...