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.
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?
This book is about a Japanese American boy and his family, who were forced to live in internment camps after the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Brady wants to do something to help the war effort after his brother is killed during the Japanese attach on Pearl Harbor, but he feels pulled in two directions when his friend suspects his new neighbor, whom he has a crush on, of being a Nazi spy.
During World War II, Jack and his friends believe that his neighbor, Mr. Schmidt, is a German spy.
Elizabeth is a girl who might have lived next to the boardinghouse where President Lincoln died after being shot at Ford's Theatre. This book is the story of what Elizabeth saw that fateful night.
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.