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Port Chicago 50, The: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights

by Steve Sheinkin
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2014
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Knights and Castles: A Companion to the Knight at Dawn

by Will Osborne, Salvatore Murdocca, and Mary Pope Osborne

Part of the Magic Tree House Series

  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    Science, English Language Arts, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2000
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United States v. Jackie Robinson, The

by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen and R. Gregory Christie
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Bomb: The Race to Build--and Steal--The World's Most Dangerous Weapon

by Steve Sheinkin
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2012
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Chester Nez and the Unbreakable Code: A Navajo Code Talker's Story

by Joseph Bruchac and Liz Amini-Holmes
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    Art, English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    American Indian
  • Year Published:
    2018
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Boys Who Challenged Hitler, The: Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club

by Phillip Hoose
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Adventure, Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2015
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Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War

by Steve Sheinkin
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2015
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Courage Has No Color: The True Story of the Triple Nickles, America's First Black Paratroopers

by Tanya Lee Stone
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2013
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Sergeant Reckless: The True Story of the Little Horse Who Became a Hero

by Patricia McCormick and Iacopo Bruno
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2017
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Harlem Hellfighters

by J. Patrick Lewis and Gary Kelley
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You Can Fly: The Tuskegee Airmen

by Carole Boston Weatherford and Jeffery Boston Weatherford
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Soldier Song: A True Story of the Civil War

by Debbie Levy and Gilbert Ford
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Music, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
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Harlem Hellfighters, The: When Pride Met Courage

by Walter Dean Myers and Bill Miles
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Historical Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2006
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There Goes Ted Williams: The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived

by Matt Tavares
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Physical Education
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction, Sports
  • Year Published:
    2010
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Unwanted, The: Stories of the Syrian Refugees

by Don Brown
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction, Graphic Novel
  • Cultural Areas:
    Middle Eastern
  • Year Published:
    2018
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Thirty Minutes Over Oregon: A Japanese Pilot's World War II Story

by Marc Tyler Nobleman and Melissa Iwai
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2018
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Brothers' War, The: Civil War Voices in Verse

by J. Patrick Lewis
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction, Poetry
  • Year Published:
    2007
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Winnie: The True Story of the Bear Who Inspired Winnie-The-Pooh

by Sally M. Walker and John Voss
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2015
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Child Soldier: When Boys and Girls Are Used in War

by Jessica Dee Humphreys, Claudia Dávila, and Michel Chikwanine
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction, Graphic Novel
  • Year Published:
    2015
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We Will Not Be Silent: The White Rose Student Resistance Movement That Defied Adolf Hitler

by Russell Freedman and Laura Williams McCaffrey
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2016
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Secret Project, The

by Jonah Winter and Jeanette Winter
  • Grade Level:
    PK-2
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Science, Social Studies, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2017
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Treaties, Trenches, Mud, and Blood: A World War I Tale

by Nathan Hale

Book 4 of the Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales

  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Humor, Nonfiction, Graphic Novel
  • Year Published:
    2014
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Faithful Spy, The: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler

by John Hendrix
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2018
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America at War: Poems Selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins

by Lee Bennett Hopkins and Stephen Alcorn
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Poetry
  • Year Published:
    2008
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Why War Is Never a Good Idea

by Alice Walker and Stefano Vitale
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Poetry
  • Year Published:
    2007
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Beyond Courage: The Untold Story of Jewish Resistance During the Holocaust

by Doreen Rappaport
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2012
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Seven and a Half Tons of Steel

by Janet Nolan and Thomas Gonzalez
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2016
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Untold History of the United States, The: 1898-1945

by Oliver Stone, Peter Kuznick, and Susan Campbell Bartoletti
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
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Bite of the Mango, The

by Mariatu Kamara and Susan McClelland
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Park's Quest

by Katherine Paterson
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Courage & Defiance: Stories of Spies, Saboteurs, and Survivors in World War II Denmark

by Deborah Hopkinson
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2015
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Dive!: World War II Stories of Sailors & Submarines in the Pacific

by Deborah Hopkinson
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2016
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Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

by Eleanor Coerr and Ronald Himler
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    1977
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Star-Spangled Banner, The

by Peter Spier and Francis Scott Key
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Music, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
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Bombs Over Bikini: The World's First Nuclear Disaster

by Connie Goldsmith
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Science, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2014
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Pure Grit: How American World War II Nurses Survived Battle and Prison Camp in the Pacific

by Mary Cronk Farrell
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Health, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    Women / Girls
  • Year Published:
    2014
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D-Day: The Invasion of Normandy, 1944

by Rick Atkinson and Kate Waters
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2014
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Who Was Winston Churchill?

by Ellen Labrecque, Jerry Hoare, and Nancy Harrison

Part of the Who Was? What Was? Where Is? Series

  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2014
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What Was D-Day?

by Patricia Brennan Demuth, David Grayson Kenyon, and Scott Anderson

Part of the Who Was? What Was? Where Is? Series

  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2015
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American Revolution, The: Experience the Battle for Independence with 20 Projects

by Judy Dodge Cummings and Tom Casteel
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
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Plot to Kill Hitler, The: Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Spy, Unlikely Hero

by Patricia McCormick
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2016
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Lost in the Pacific, 1942: Not a Drop to Drink

by Tod Olson
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Adventure, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2016
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More Deadly Than War: The Hidden History of the Spanish Flu and the First World War

by Kenneth C. Davis
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    Health, History, Science, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2018
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Thousand Sisters, A: The Heroic Airwomen of the Soviet Union in World War II

by Elizabeth Wein
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies, STEAM
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    Biography, Nonfiction
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    Women / Girls
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Attack on Pearl Harbor: The True Story of the Day America Entered World War II

by Shelley Tanaka and David Craig
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    Asian / Pacific American
  • Year Published:
    2001
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Savage Thunder, A: Antietam and the Bloody Road to Freedom

by Jim Murphy
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2009
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Mr. Lincoln's High-Tech War

by Thomas B. Allen and Roger MacBride Allen
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Science, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2009
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Dark Game, The: True Spy Stories

by Paul B. Janeczko
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Mystery, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2010
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Franklin and Winston: A Christmas That Changed the World

by Douglas Wood and Barry Moser
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2011
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His Name Was Raoul Wallenberg

by Louise Borden
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2012
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