World War I

American Historical Fiction






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Morpurgo, Michael.   Listen to the Moon
Tells the story of Merry, who was traveling on the ship Lusitania to visit her father who is recovering from a war injury, and Alfie, who finds her on an uninhabited island after the ship sinks.


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Morpurgo, Michael.   War Horse
Joey the horse recalls his experiences growing up on an English farm, his struggle for survival as a cavalry horse during World War I, and his reunion with his beloved master.


a tree grows in brooklyn

Smith, Betty.   A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
A young girl from an impoverished family comes of age in Brooklyn at the turn of the twentieth century. (Paperback Collection)