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Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Matthew E. Adams
love this book because it contains stories of everyday heroes who may not be
recognized in the history books. These tales are inspiring and heartwarming and
bring light to the good in America.
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all animal lovers! This novel takes you through a blind man’s battle to survive
9/11 and his beloved guide dog who made it possible.
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By: Sherri L.
book highlights racial issues, as well as sexist issues, in the days of WWII.
Romance and danger follow Ida Mae Jones as she disguises herself as a white
woman in order to join WASP (Women’s Airforce Service Pilots) and fulfill her
dreams of being a pilot.
Fourth of July
all love the 4th of July parades! The excitement, the people, the
floats…but what happens when a terrorist plants bombs on those floats? Agent
Chris Harmer is on the case.
Secret War: The World War II Diary of Madeline Beck
By: Mary Pope
in 1941, teen Madeline organizes a school club to help the war effort and deal
with the emotions of her father stationed in the Pacific. This book is
Madeline’s diary, as she recounts her struggles, her successes, and even her
cute crush! If you like this one, it’s definitely worth checking out the other
books in the Dear America series!
Meet Molly, An American Girl: 1944 –
By: Valerie Tripp
With a father away helping
injured soldiers in the army and a mother caring for others through the Red
Cross, Molly struggles with daily life during WWII. Check this out for an easy,
fun read that’ll take ya back in time.
Betsy Ross and the Making of America
By: Marla R. Miller
This isn’t your typical
American history book. It digs deep into who Betsy Ross was and takes you into
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