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Reedy, Trent.
Divided we fall

Danny Wright, seventeen, joined the Idaho Army National Guard to serve the country as his father had, but when the Guard is sent to an anti-government protest in Boise and Danny's gun accidently fires, he finds himself at the center of a conflict that results in the federal government declaring war on Idaho.

Wein, Elizabeth.
Code name Verity

In 1943, a British fighter plane crashes in Nazi-occupied France and the survivor tells a tale of friendship, war, espionage, and great courage as she relates what she must to survive while keeping secret all that she can.

Bartoletti, Susan Campbell
The boy who dared

In October, 1942, seventeen-year-old Helmuth Hübener, imprisoned for distributing anti-Nazi leaflets, recalls his past life and how he came to dedicate himself to bring the truth about Hitler and the war to the German people.

Paulsen, Gary.
Woods runner

From his 1776 Pennsylvania homestead, thirteen-year-old Samuel, who is a highly-skilled woodsman, sets out toward New York City to rescue his parents from the band of British soldiers and Indians who kidnapped them after slaughtering most of their community. Includes historical notes.

Abi-Ezzi, Nathalie
A girl made of dust

Eight-year-old Ruba lives in a village outside Beirut with her family during the 1980s. Then Israeli troops invade Lebanon, and Ruba realizes that it is really hard to keep her family safe.

Morpurgo, Michael.
Private Peaceful

The story of two brothers, Charlie and Tommo Peaceful. Filled with patriotism they join up and are sent to the Front never imagining how horrific it will be.

Zusak, Markus.
The book thief

Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.