The Winged Watchman Living History Library

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Bethlehem Books #ad - The verhagen family, who live in the old windmill called the Winged Watchman, are a memorable set of individuals whose lives powerfully demonstrate the resilience of those who suffer but do not lose faith. Every element of occupied holland is united in a story of courage and hope: a hidden Jewish child, daring underground hero, an imaginative, " a downed RAF pilot, an "underdiver, and the small things of family life which surprisingly carry on in the midst of oppression.

This acclaimed story of World War II is rich in suspense, characterization, plot and spiritual truth.

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Snow Treasure

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Puffin Books #ad - In the bleak winter of 19 0, Nazi troops parachuted into Peter Lundstrom's tiny Norwegian village and held it captive. This classic story of how a group of children outwitted the Nazis and sent the treasure to America has captivated generations of readers. Puffin. It meant risking their country's treasure—and their lives.

Nobody thought the nazis could be defeated—until Uncle Victor told Peter how the children could fool the enemy. They had to slip past Nazi guards with nine million dollars in gold hidden on their sleds. It was a dangerous plan.

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Minn of the Mississippi

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Houghton Mifflin Company #ad - Houghton Mifflin. The history of the mississippi River Valley is told in text and pictures through the adventures of Minn, a snapping turtle, as she travels downstream. Puffin.

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The Borrowed House

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Purple House Press #ad - You belong to the Dutch Resistance. She looked at him curiously. I'm just helping the van Arkels rescue innocent people from certain death. So, you're falsifying papers?" said Janna. The boy shrugged his shoulders. Houghton Mifflin. During world war ii a young german girl, who has been indoctrinated into the Hitler Youth, travels to occupied Amsterdam to rejoin her parents then comes to realize the truth about the war.

New introduction by the author's son, John Tepper Marlin. If you betray me, all these people will either starve or be forced to give themselves up to be sent to the gas chambers of a concentration camp. Gas chambers?" Janna looked at the boy with horror. Do you think, "that germany is sending jews to a nice vacation spa, or to pretty villages with geraniums in the windows? That's what they told us at first, " he said, though in Holland we never believed it.

The Borrowed House #ad - Puffin. They are killed?" The book looked sternly at her. You could call it that. They need these identification papers and food cards to keep alive. You mean.

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The Father Brown Reader: Stories from Chesterton

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Hillside Education #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Houghton Mifflin. Glass. Puffin. Adaptations of 4 of chesterton's father brown mysteries for young readers: "The Blue Cross, " "The Flying Stars, " "The Strange Feet, " and "The Absence of Mr.

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The Singing Tree Newbery Library, Puffin

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Puffin Books #ad - A newbery honor book - from the author of The White StagLife on the Hungarian plains is changing quickly for Jancsi and his cousin Kate. Jancsi hardly even recognizes Kate when she appears at Peter and Mari’s wedding wearing nearly as many petticoats as the older girls wear. And jancsi himself, astride his prized horse, doesn’t seem to Kate to be quite so boyish anymore.

Then, the two cousins must grow up all the sooner in order to take care of the farm and all the relatives, when Hungary must send troops to fight in the Great War and Jancsi’s father is called to battle, Russian soldiers, and German war orphans who take refuge there. A spontaneous, lively tale”—The New York Times  Puffin.

The Singing Tree Newbery Library, Puffin #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Houghton Mifflin. Father has given jancsi permission to be in charge of his own herd, and Kate has begun to think about going to dances.

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The First Fowler: A Green Ember Story

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Story Warren Books #ad - Alongside helmer and emma, this riveting adventure sees Jo on a perilous journey where survival and the cause itself are at stake. Faced with a calamitous quandary, the loyal band of rabbits must break out of a fatal trap and survive to breathe life into the fledgling resistance. An archer hunted from the skies.

A green ember story set after the attack on Cloud Mountain and the battle at Jupiter's Crossing. In this sequel to the last Archer, Jo Shanks is back in action against the Preylord tyrants. Who will hunt the hunter? Puffin. Houghton Mifflin. An heir in peril. Used book in Good Condition.

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The Endless Steppe: Growing Up in Siberia

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HarperCollins 9780064405775 #ad - They are accused of being capitalists, “enemies of the people. Forced from their home and friends in Vilna, Poland, they are herded into crowded cattle cars. This is the remarkable true story of a family during one of the bleakest periods in history, a story that "radiates optimism and the resilience of the human spirit" Washington Post.

But in the middle of hardship and oppression, the strength of their small family sustains them and gives them hope for the future. The first winner of the sydney taylor awards was Esther Hautzig's The Endless Steppe: Growing Up in Siberia, and 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of this powerful classic. Their destination: the endless steppe of Siberia.

The Endless Steppe: Growing Up in Siberia #ad - For five years, working in the mines, weeding potato fields, Esther and her family live in exile, and struggling to stay alive. Note:now with new cover Puffin. In june 1941, the rudomin family is arrested by the Russians. Houghton Mifflin. Used book in Good Condition.

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The Mystery of the Periodic Table Living History Library

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Ignatius Press #ad - He introduces the young reader to people like von helmont, and many others, all incredibly diverse in personality and approach, Lavoisier, Stahl, Boyle, Cavendish, Priestly, who have laid the groundwork for a search and a mystery that is still unfolding to this day. The first part of wiker's solidly instructive presentation is most suitable to middle school age, while the later chapters are designed for ages 12-13 and up, with a final chapter somewhat more advanced.

Illustrated by Jeanne Bendick. Used book in Good Condition. Puffin. Author benjamin wiker leads the reader on a delightful and absorbing journey through the ages, on the trail of the elements of the Periodic Table as we know them today. Houghton Mifflin. Used book in Good Condition.

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Twenty and Ten

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Puffin Books #ad - Do you understand?” of course the children understood—but how would they hide them if the Nazis came? Puffin. One day a young man came to their school with a request: Could they take in, and hide, ten Jewish refugee children? Sister Gabriel spoke up. Houghton Mifflin. A powerful look at an unforgettable era in history“If we take these children, we can never betray them, no matter what the Nazis do.

During the german occupation of France, twenty French children were brought to a refuge in the mountains. The nazis are looking for those children. Used book in Good Condition. If we take them we must never let on they are here. Used book in Good Condition.

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The Chestry Oak

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Purple House Press #ad - Michael carries an acorn all the way from his castle home in Chestry Valley to the warm soil of the Hudson Valley farm in the USA where he makes a new home after WWII. It is difficult to decide which are the most unforgettable; the scenes in Hungary, valiant father and his beloved Nana, Michael's proud, or the friendly young GI and his family who take Michael to their hearts and make him their own.

Used book in Good Condition. Kate seredy's drawings make this a book to treasure. Puffin. Used book in Good Condition. Houghton Mifflin. Perhaps the most compelling character of all is Midnight, the dancing black stallion, full of fire and beauty, and trained to perform before princes. As he watches his homeland of hungary being taken over and run by invaders from Nazi Germany, young Prince Michael of Chestry strives to retain his identity and integrity during one of the most dangerous seasons in human history.

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