This collection of war fiction will help you better understand the sacrifices of those who lost their lives defending their country. Our battalion of accompanying vocabulary lists will help you conquer every one of your trouble words.
Based on the true story of Navajo code talkers, this novel recounts the exploits of Ned Begay, a sixteen-year-old Navajo soldier in World War II. Ned's language skills prove to be invaluable as the Americans work to send secret messages to help them in their fight.
When war breaks out, Daisy and her cousins find themselves isolated at a farm in the English countryside. Their bond becomes unbreakable, but nothing can stop the terrible reality of the war from seeping in.
Marie-Laure is a blind French girl who flees the Nazi occupation of Paris. Werner Pfennig is a young orphan living in a German mining town. In this Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, their lives intertwine in unexpected ways as they try to survive the havoc of war.