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Tag Archives: World War II
In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson First Published: 2011 6 Copies & Reading Guide The time is 1933, the place, Berlin, when William E. Dodd becomes America’s first ambassador to Hitler’s Germany in a year that proved to … Continue reading
Sarah’s Key by Tatiana De Rosnay First Published: 2007 10 Copies & Reading Guide Paris, July 1942: Sarah, a ten year-old girl, is brutally arrested with her family by the French police in the Vel d’Hiv’ roundup, but not before … Continue reading
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford First Published: 2009 10 Copies & Reading Guide When artifacts from Japanese families sent to internment camps during World War II are uncovered during renovations at a Seattle hotel, Henry … Continue reading
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows First Published: 2008 PCLD Kit: 10 Copies & Reading Guide AJPL Kit: 6 Copies & Reading Guide January 1946: writer Juliet Ashton receives a letter … Continue reading
The Zookeeper’s Wife: A War Story by Diane Ackerman First Published: 2007 10 Copies & Reading Guide When Germany invaded Poland, Stuka bombers devastated Warsaw—and the city’s zoo along with it. With most of their animals dead, zookeepers Jan and … Continue reading