Posted on March 18, 2015 by Ms. Martha
Summary: The winds of war sweep across Morocco as the Caid prepares to declare himself as supreme dictator. The only hope is a small ragtag group of resistance fighters who are disorganized and scattered across the desert and mountains. Mysteries of the Red Hand are revealed through the thrilling exploits of Foster Crowe in the ancient city of Kathmandu.
Black Ship Publishing
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Posted on April 1, 2013 by Ms. Martha
Summary: Based on the astonishing true story of Ruth and Jack Gruener, this gripping novel follows a young Jewish boy from Poland who is forced from one nightmarish concentration camp to another, as World War II rages all around him.
Find it at WCPL
Filed under: 2013-2014 Club, What We're Reading | Tagged: 2013, concentration camps, historical fiction, Poland, prisoners, World War 2 | 4 Comments »
Posted on June 14, 2011 by Ms. Martha
Summary: GHOSTS IN THE FOG is the first narrative nonfiction book for young adults to tell the riveting story of how the Japanese invaded and occupied the Aleutian Islands in Alaska during World War II. This fascinating little-known piece of American history is told from the point of view of the American civilians who were captured and taken prisoner, along with the American and Japanese soldiers who fought in one of the bloodiest battles of hand-to-hand combat during the war.
Find it at WCPL
Filed under: 2011-2012 Club, Not Mock Newbery | Tagged: 2011, Aleutian Islands, Japanese, non-fiction, prisoners, WW II | Leave a comment »