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In My Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer by Irene Gut Opdyke

In My Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer by Irene Gut Opdyke Polish-Catholic Irene Gut is 17 years old in 1939 when the German Panzers roll into Poland crushing everything in their path. A nursing student, unaware of the fate … Continue reading

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The Plot to Kill Hitler: Dietrich Bonhoeffer: pastor, spy, unlikely hero by Patricia McCormick

The Plot to Kill Hitler: Dietrich Bonhoeffer: pastor, spy, unlikely hero by Patricia McCormick About: It was April 5, 1943, and the Gestapo would arrive any minute. Dietrich Bonhoeffer had been expecting this day for a long time. He had put his … Continue reading

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Diary of a Tokyo Teen: A Japanese-American Girl Travels to the Land of Trendy Fashion, High-tech Toilets and Maid Cafes by Christine Mari Inzer

Diary of a Tokyo Teen: A Japanese-American Girl Travels to the Land of Trendy Fashion, High-tech Toilets and Maid Cafes by Christine Mari Inzer  About: Born in Tokyo to a Japanese mother and an American father in 1997, Christine Mari … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter by Sue Bradford Edwards

About: Black Lives Matter covers the shootings that touched off passionate protests, the work of activists to bring about a more just legal system, and the tensions in US society that these events have brought to light. Anna’s Thoughts: This … Continue reading

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The Family Romanov by Candace Fleming

The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion & the Fall of Imperial Russia by Candace Fleming About: Here is the riveting story of the Russian Revolution as it unfolded. When Russia’s last tsar, Nicholas II, inherited the throne in 1894, he was … Continue reading

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The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club

The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club by Phillip Hoose About: At the outset of World War II, Denmark did not resist German occupation. Deeply ashamed of their nation’s leaders, a group of teenagers resolved to … Continue reading

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We Should Hang Out Sometime: Embarrassingly, a True Story by Josh Sundquist

We Should Hang Out Sometime: Embarrassingly, a True Story by Josh Sundquist About: Josh Sundquist only ever had one girlfriend. For twenty-three hours. In eighth grade. Why was Josh still single? To find out, he tracked down the girls he had … Continue reading

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