World War II

The Overlap of THEN and NOW: Asian American Hatred

DISPLACEMENT By Kiku Hughes Paperback, 288 pages Published August 18th 2020 by First Second ISBN  1250193532 Praise For Displacement…A 2020 ALA Asian/Pacific American Award Young Adult Honor Title Listed as one of YALSA’s 2021 Great Graphic Novels for Teens This is a compelling and highly accessible graphic blend of personal history, American history, current events… Read more »

A Masterful Mixture of Voices from WWII Homefront

THE SUMMER WE FOUND THE BABY by Amy Hest Candlewick, 9780763660079, 192pp. Publication Date: August 4, 2020         This middle grade, multi-voiced view of WWII from a Long Island summer getaway achieves a remarkable sense of contemporary relevance. It employs alternating voices with distinctly narrow points of view as the narrators. Eleven-year-old… Read more »

Voices of Ordinary Heroes of World War II

Voices of Ordinary Heroes:  World War II  History Speaks by Kelly Milner Halls Nonfiction, Target age:  8-12 Rockridge Press, 9781647396428, 122pp. Publication Date: August 6, 2020 Purchase HERE. HISTORY SPEAKS is the tagline for this second book of new titles offered by Rockridge Press. Each presents well-researched and compelling profiles of twenty individuals during the Second… Read more »

VOICES of YOUNG HEROES- A World War II Book for Kids

Voices of Young Heroes: A World War II Book for Kids by Kelly Milner Halls Rockridge Press, 9781646114214, 116pp. Publication Date: August 4, 2020 With a tagline of “HISTORY SPEAKS”, this new book does just that, with guaranteed appeal for young readers. It features deeply researched but briefly told stories of twenty “kids” who were… Read more »