Historical Fiction: World War II

Recommended books for children on World War II.

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Taking Wing
Artist/Author/Cast:
Graff, Nancy Price
Call Number:
JF Graff
Description:

With his father in the Army Air Corps and his mother diagnosed with tuberculosis, Gus visits his grandparents in Vermont.

Time of Fire
Artist/Author/Cast:
Westall, Robert
Call Number:
JF Westall
Description:

With his mother dead from a German bomb, Sonny tries to understand the truths of war and retribution.

Weedflower
Artist/Author/Cast:
Kadohata, Cynthia
Call Number:
YP F Kadohata
Description:

Twelve-year-old Sumiko and her Japanese-American family are relocated from their flower farm in California to an internment camp in Arizona.

Where the Ground Meets the Sky
Artist/Author/Cast:
Davies, Jacqueline
Call Number:
JF Davies
Description:

Hazel moves to the New Mexico desert, where her father and other scientists are working on a secret project.

Willow Run
Artist/Author/Cast:
Giff, Patricia Reilly
Call Number:
JF Giff
Description:

When she moves with her parents to Michigan during World War II, Meggie learns about many different kinds of bravery.

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