The story of the indomitable American POWs who endured ‘Alcatraz,’ the Hanoi prison camp where North Vietnam locked its most dangerous and submersive prisoners, and the wives who fought to bring them home.
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Teen Booklist Category: Adventure & War
This is a harrowing memoir of combat, friendship, fear, and a soldier’s commitment to his country by a debut author who volunteered to serve in the Iraq war. Grades 7-up.
In 1930s Berlin, choked by the tightening of Hitler’s fist, the Klein family is gradually losing everything that is precious to them. Their fifteen-year-old daughter, Rosa, slips out of Germany on a Kindertransport train to begin a new life in England. Charged with the task of securing a safe passage for her family, she vows […]
Tella’s brother Cody is sick and getting worse, so when she finds instructions on how to become a contender in the dangerous Brimstone Bleed race where she can win a cure for him, she jumps at the chance–but there is no guarantee that she will win, or even survive.
Luc is an orphan, living in debt slavery in Gabon, until he meets a Professor who claims to be studying chimpanzees, and they head off into the jungle–but when the Professor disappears, Luc has to fend for himself and join forces with the chimps to save their forest. Grades 7-up.
Jocelyn Steely was kidnapped as a child and trained as a North Korean spy, but the tables turn when she becomes a double agent for the very American spy organization she has been sent to destroy. Grades 8-up.