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Grady, Cynthia

Summary: In 1942, children's librarian Clara Breed discovers that her young Japanese-American patrons are being relocated and gives them stamped and addressed postcards so they can write to her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 GRA

Oppenheim, Joanne.

Summary: The true-life story of Clara Breed, a librarian whose outreach efforts helped a group of Japanese-American children survive the persecutions of the American government during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.531 Oppenheim

Stanley, Jerry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 1994

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.53 STA

O'Reilly, Bill

Summary: Portrays the events of World War II in 1944, when escalating Pacific battles between the forces of General MacArthur and the Japanese army lead to the development of humanity's deadliest weapon and President Truman's impossible choice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.54 ORE

Marrin, Albert.

Summary: Presents the life of the 32nd president and traces his privileged upbringing, the polio that cost him the use of his legs, and his leadership during the Great Depression and World War Two.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ROO

Chrisp, Peter.

Contents: Pearl Harbor -- Why war came -- Japanese conquests -- Striking back -- The battle of Midway -- Home fronts -- U.S. offensives -- The island campaign -- Attacking Japan -- Atomic bombs -- Victory and defeat.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Raintree 2004

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Ambrose, Stephen E.

Summary: An extraordinary chronicle of World War II for young readers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2001

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.53 AMB

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 AMB

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 940.53 Ambro

Stein, R. Conrad.

Summary: "Examines World War II in the Pacific, including the causes of the war between Japan and the United States, the important battles and leaders, life for soldiers and life on the homefront, and how the war ended"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.5426 STE

Williams, Brian

Summary: Covers the key players of World War II, including Winston Churchill, Adolf Hitler, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry Truman and Charles de Gaulle, along with major events such as the invasion of Poland, Battle of Britain, and Pearl Harbor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2015

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Benoit, Peter

Summary: Introduces the U.S. Army of World War II, describing how soldiers were trained for combat, the kinds of jobs they had, and some of the challenges they faced.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.54 BEN

Isgro, Bailey Sisoy

Summary: Rosie, a Detroit Herstory is a story for young readers about women workers during World War II. Across America, women produced everything from ships and tanks, to ammunition and uniforms, in spectacular quantities. Their skill, bravery, tenacity, and spirit became a rallying point of American patriotism and aided in defining Detroit as the Arsenal of Democracy. Even though women workers were...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.53 ISG

Whitman, Sylvia

Summary: Explores the experiences of children living in the United States during World War II, including writing V-mail to soldiers, participating in air raid drills, planting Victory Gardens, buying stamps for war bonds, and gathering cooking grease and scrap metal for making bombs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Books 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53161 WHI

Warren, Andrea

Summary: "A biography of Norman Mineta, from his internment as a child in Heart Mountain Internment Camp during World War II, through his political career including serving in Congress for ten terms during which time he was instrumental in getting the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 passed which provided reparations and an apology to those who were interned"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret Ferguson Books, Holiday House 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MIN

Smith, Sherri L.

Summary: "During World War II, black Americans were fighting for their country and for freedom in Europe, yet they had to endure a totally segregated military in the United States, where they weren't considered smart enough to become military pilots. After acquiring government funding for aviation training, civil rights activists were able to kickstart the first African American military flight program...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2018

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Baker, Brynn.

Summary: "Discusses the heroic actions and experiences of the Tuskegee Airmen and the impact they made during times of war or conflict"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.54 BAK

Sherman, Jill.

Summary: Through narrative nonfiction, tells about numerous roles of women during the war, including as spies, army nurses, factory workers, and pilots.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 SHE

Roesler, Jill

Summary: Through narrative nonfiction text, readers learn about the experiences of Japanese Americans in internment camps during World War II, including their work, family life, and efforts to combat prejudice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Childs World Inc 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 ROE

Jones, Carrie

Summary: "Biography of Major League Baseball catcher and coach who was a spy for the Office of Strategic Services during World War II"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kar-Ben Publishing 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BER

Raven, Margot Theis.

Summary: The true story of a young German girl, Mercedes Simon, and of the American pilot, Gail Halvorsen, who shared hope and joy with the children of West Berlin by dropping candy-filled parachutes during the Airlift.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2002

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Takei, George

Summary: Presents a graphic memoir detailing the author's experiences as a child prisoner in the Japanese-American internment camps of World War II, reflecting on the choices his family made in the face of institutionalized racism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Top Shelf Productions 2019

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Pearson, P. O'Connell (Patricia O'Connell)

Summary: In the tradition of Hidden Figures, debut author Patricia Pearson offers a beautifully written account of the remarkable but often forgotten group of female fighter pilots who answered their country's call in its time of need during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.54 PEA

Favreau, Marc

Summary: "Marc Favreau documents the Great Depression--a time when Americans from all walks of life fell victim to poverty, insecurity, and fear--and tells the incredible story of how they survived and, ultimately, thrived. This is the story of the Great Depression in the United States, from the sweeping consequences of the market collapse to the more personal stories of individuals and communities...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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Hesse, Monica

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Summary: Haruko and Margot meet at the high school in Crystal City, a 'family internment camp' for those accused of colluding with the enemy. The teens discover that they are polar opposites in so many ways, except for one that seems to override all the others: the camp is changing them, day by day and piece by piece. Haruko finds herself consumed by fear for her soldier brother and distrust of her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HES

Bissonette, Aimée M.

Summary: "This book retells the story of the 1964 air race between Americans Geraldine Mock and Joan Merriam Smith, the first two women to fly around the world"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 BIS