Historical Fiction: WWII Aftermath


[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.]

The Aftermath

 Lower Grades (K-3)

  1. Boxes for Katje-Fleming (3.5/0.5)
  2. The Gift: A Hanukkah Story-Brodmann (4.3/0.5)

 Middle Grades (4-8)

  1. Alan and Naomi-Levoy (3.3/5)
  2. Journey Home-Uchida (5.3/4)
  3. Candy Bomber: The Story of the Berlin Airlift’s “Chocolate Pilot”-Tunnell(7.2/2) Nonfiction
  4. Candy Bombers-Elmer (4.7/5)
  5. Chasing the Wind-Elmer (4.7/7)
  6. Lost in America-Sachs (4.5/4)
  7. Miracles on Maple Hill-Sorenson (4..9/7)
  8. When the Sergeant Came Marching Home-Lemna (5.4/8)
  9. Annie’s War-Sullivan (4.7/5)
  10. The Bear Makers-Cheng (3.3/4)
  11. Escape to Freedom-Kasper (4.4/7)
  12. Far From the Storm-Elmer (4.5/7)
  13. Forget-Me-Not-Haworth (5.3/7)
  14. The Lights Go On Again-Pearson (4.4/7)
  15. Margit: A Bit of Love and a Bit of Luck-Kacer (4.6/2)
  16. Mieko and the Fifth Treasure-Coerr (4.3/2)
  17. My Chocolate Year: A Novel with 12 Recipes-Herman (4.9/4)
  18. Mystery of the Island Jungle-Roddy (4.8/4)
  19. Operation Morningstar-Harrison (4.5/3)
  20. Promise Breaker-Elmer (4.8/5)
  21. The Red Shoe-Dubosarsky (5.1/6)
  22. Scorpio’s Child-Matthews (5.1/5)
  23. So Far from the Bamboo Grove-Watkins (4.7/6)
  24. Still at War-Booker (4.5/4)
  25. Take Me with You-Marsden (4.3/4)
  26. Taking Wing-Graff (6.0/9)
  27. The War in Georgia-Oughton (4.5/6)

 Upper Grades (9-12)

  1. After the War-Matas (4.9/5)
  2. The Amateur Marriage-Tyler (5.8/17)
  3. Baker Towers-Haigh (4.8/12)
  4. The Bomb-Taylor (5.6/6)
  5. The Clown-Boll (7.1/14)
  6. The Electrical Field-Sakamoto (5.6/14)
  7. The Garden-Matas (4.8/4)
  8. Heroes-Cormier (5.9/4)
  9. My Brother, My Sister, and I-Watkins (4.9/8)
  10. Rhineland Inheritance-Bunn (5.0/9)
  11. The Soldier’s Return-Bragg (5.9/15)
  12. Standing in the Rainbow-Flagg (6.0/26)
  13. A Troubled Peace-Elliott (5.4/9)

 

Photo Courtesy of Brandi Korte

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