Sunday, May 27, 2007

War - Books for 6-8 Grades

The Yellow Star: The Legend of King Christian X of Denmark by Carmen Agra Deedy
A king's defiance of the Nazis protected and inspired his nation.

Before We Were Free by Julia Alvarez

Thura's Diary: My Life in Wartime Iraq by Thura Al-Windawi

Lost in the War by Nancy Antle

In My Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer by Jennifer Armstrong

Don't You Know There's a War On? by Avi

North by Night: A Story of the Underground Railroad by Katherine Ayers

No Man's Land: A Young Soldier's Story by Susan Campbell Bartoletti

Rules of the Road by Joan Bauer

Charlie Pippin by Candy Dawson Boyd

For Freedom: The Story of a French Spy by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

Runs with Horses by Brian Burks

Disappearing Acts by Betsy Cromer Byars

The Perilous Journey of the Donner Party by Marian Calabro

Wolf Shadows by Mary Casanova

My Brother Sam Is Dead by Christopher and James L.Collier

Fighting for Honor: Japanese Americans and World War II by Michael Cooper

Moon over Tennessee: A Boy's Civil War Journal by Craig Crist-Evans

A Jar of Tiny Stars: Poems by NCTE Award-Winning Poets by Bernice E. Cullininan

Gandhi by Demi

Zlata's Diary by Zlata Filipovic

Bull Run by Paul Fleischman

Dateline: Troy by Paul Fleischman

Babe Didrikson Zaharias: The Making of a Champion by Russell Freedman

And Then What Happened, Paul Revere? by Jean Fritz

Snow Goose by Paul Gallico

The Lotus Seed by Sherry Garland

The Great Frog Race and Other Poems by Kristine O'Connell George

Old Elm Speaks: Tree Poems by Kristine O'Connell George

Lily's Crossing by Patricia Reilly Giff

Peregrine by Joan Elizabeth Goodman

Summer of My German Soldier by Bette Greene

A Girl Called Al by Constance C. Greene

Promises to the Dead by Mary Downing Hahn

Endless Steppe: Growing Up in Siberia by Esther Hautzig

All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot

The Clay Marble by Minfong Ho

Sonny's War by Valerie Hobbs

Why Do They Hate Me? Young Lives Caught in War and Conflict by Laurel Holliday, Editor

At the Sign of the Sugared Plum by Mary Hooper

The Canning Season by Polly Harvath

Farewell to Manzanar by James and Jeanne W. Houston

Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt

The King's Swift Rider: A Novel on Robert the Bruce by Mollie Hunter

A Girl Called Boy by Belinda Hurmence

The Land I Lost: Adventures of a Boy in Vietnam by Quang Nhuong Huynh

Who Were the Founding Fathers? Two Hundred Years of Reinventing American History Steven H. Jaffe

When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit by Judith Kerr

I Have a Dream by Martin Luther King, Jr.

A View from Saturday by E. L. Konigsburg

The Storyteller's Beads by Jane Kurtz

Worth by A. LaFaye

To Be a Slave by Julius Lester

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis

Tug of War by Joan Lindgard

No Pretty Pictures: A Child of War by Anita Lobel

Three Against the Tide by D. Anne Love

The Good Liar by Gregory Maguire

The Secret Soldier: The Story of Deborah Sampson by Ann McGovern

Black Hands, White Sails: The Story of African-American Whalers by Fredrick and Patricia C. McKissack

Young, Black, and Determined: A Biography of Lorraine Hansberry by Fredrick and Patricia McKissack

Adem's Cross by Alice Mead

Soldier Mom by Alice Mead

Masada: The Last Fortress by Gloria D. Miklowitz

Secret Letters from 0 to 10 by Susie Morgenstern

Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions by Margaret Musgrove

The Keeping Room by Anna Myers

Patrol: An American Soldier in Vietnam by Walter Dean Myers

Sirena by Donna Jo Napoli

Left for Dead: A Young Man's Search for Justice for the USS Indianapolis by Pete Nelson

19 Varieties of Gazelle: Poems of the Middle East by Naomi Shihab Nye

In My Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer by Irene Gut Opdyke

A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park

When My Name Was Keoko by Linda Sue Park

The Monument by Gary Paulsen

Soldier's Heart: Being the Story of the Enlistment and Due Service of the Boy Charley Goddard in the First Minnesota Volunteers by Gary Paulsen

A Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck

The River Between Us by Richard Peck

Strays Like Us by Richard Peck

War and the Pity of War by Neil Philip, Editor

Let It Shine! Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters by Andrea Davis Pinkney

Silent Thunder: A Civil War Story by Andrea Davis Pinkney

Pink and Say by Patricia Polacco

Across the Lines by Carolyn Reeder

Shades of Gray by Carolyn Reader

The Upstairs Room by Johanna Reiss

Amelia's War by Ann Rinaldi

Forty Acres and Maybe a Mule by Harriette Gillem Robinet

Strudel Stories by Joanne Rocklin

After the Dancing Days by Margaret I. Rostkowski

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J. K. Rowling

Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan

Waiting to Waltz, a Childhood: Poems by Cynthia Rylant

Grassroots: Poems by Carl Sandburg by Carl Sandburg

Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy by Gary D. Schmidt

Downsiders by Neal Shusterman

On the Beach by Nevil Shute

A Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein

The War with Grandpa by Robert Kimmel Smith

Shaka, King of the Zulus by Diane Stanley

A Time Apart by Diane Stanley

Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale by John Steptoe

Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom by Charles A. Taylor

The Land by Mildred D. Taylor

The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien

Faithful Elephants: A True Story of Animals, People and War by Yukio Tsuchiya

Mathew Brady: Civil War Photographer by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk

Sort of Forever by Sally Warner

A Long Way from Home by Maureen Crane Wartski

Gladiator Richard Watkins

So Far from the Bamboo Grove by Yoko Kawashima Watkins

Miranda's Last Stand by Gloria Whelan

Trapped Between the Lash and the Gun by Arvella Whitmore

Bat 6 by Virginia Euwer Wolff

Locomotion by Jacqueline Woodson

Millicent Min, Girl Genius by Lisa Yee

Dragonwings by Laurence Yep

Lady of Chi'ao Kuo: Warrior of the South, Southern China, A.D. 531 by Laurence Yep

Encounter by Jane Yolen

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