Fourteen-year-old Ruth's life changes dramatically after her father, commander of the Swiss border patrol in St. Gallen, Switzerland, is arrested for helping over 3,000 Jews escape the Holocaust.
In May 1942, Hiroshi and his family are forced from their homes in California by the U.S. government.
Brady wants to do something to help the war effort after his brother is killed during the Japanese attach on Pearl Harbor.
During World War II, Jack and his friends believe that his neighbor, Mr. Schmidt, is a German spy.
A boy must find something special to write about for his class project. When he finally learns the history behind his grandfather's stories of WWII, what else will he learn about one of his new classmates?
A young girl and her mother attend a play at Ford's Theatre on the evening of April 14, 1865, and witness the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, in a book that includes background information on the Civil War.
David's grandmother raised him with songs about freedom, and when he is old enough he leaves the plantation where he is a slave to make his way north to Canada with the help of the Underground Railroad.