Historical Fiction: Pre-World War II


[This is a subtopic of World War II and also part of an ongoing series of historical fiction book lists for students and teachers.  For the full list and to see more info, click here.]

 

Middle Grades (4-8)

  1. Ashes-Lasky (5.2/10)
  2. Breathing Room-Hayles (5.3/5)
  3. Chicken Foot Farm-Estevis (5.1/6)
  4. Darkness-Schraff (4.4/3)
  5. Don’t Talk to Me About the War-Adler (3.8/6)
  6. The Devil In Vienna-Orgel (4.4/8)
  7. I Should Worry, I Should Care-Chaikin (3.7/3)
  8. Listen for the Singing-Little (4.7/8)
  9. Something Remains-Barth-Grozinger (6.3/17)

Middle Grades+ (6+)

  1. A Brief History of Montmaray-Cooper (6.5/12)
  2. Daniel Half Human: And the Good Nazi-Chotjewitz (5.0/9)
  3. The FitzOsbornes at War-Cooper (6.7/22)
  4. The FitzOsbornes in Exile-Cooper (6.6/18)
  5. My Family for the War-Voorhoeve (6.2/17)

 Upper Grades (9-12)

  1. An Artist of the Floating World-Ishiguro (7.1/11)
  2. Danzig Passage-Thoene (5.7/27)
  3. The Divine Wind-Disher (5.8/5)
  4. A Frost in the Night-Baer (7.4/9)
  5. Munich Signature-Thoene (5.8/25)
  6. Prague Counterpoint-Thoene (5.6/23)
  7. A Song for Summer-Ibbotson (7.1/17)
  8. Vienna Prelude-Thoene (5.4/27)
  9. Warsaw Requiem-Thoene  (5.8/33)
  10. When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit-Kerr (5.7/9)

 

 

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