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Books About War for Middle Grade Readers

Introduce the topic of war to your middle grade child on Memorial Day -- or any day.
 
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Duke
by Kirby Larson

A poignant World War II story about a boy and his dog and his dad, and the many meanings of bravery, from Newbery Honor author Kirby Larson.With World War II raging and his father fighting overseas in Europe, eleven-year-old Hobie Hanson is determined to do his part to help his family and his country, even if it means

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I Survived the Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941
Series: I Survived, Book #4
by Lauren Tarshis Illustrated by Scott Dawson

70 years later, the bombing of Pearl Harbor comes to life for a new generation of readers!

History's most terrifying moments are brought vividly to life in the action-packed fictional "I Survived" series! Do you have what it takes to survive...the bombing of Pearl Harbor?

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Semper Fido
Series: Dog Tags, Book #1
by C. Alexander London

Man's best friend goes to war.

When Gus Dempsey joins the US Marine Corps, he knows without a doubt that he will make a great dog handler. He's always been good with dogs. In fact, he's often better with dogs than he is with people.

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The Winter of Red Snow: The Revolutionary War Diary of Abigail Jane Stewart, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, 1777
Series: Dear America
by Kristiana Gregory , Josh Gregory

Eleven-year-old Abigail Jane Stewart's fictionalized diary about her life, family, friends, and neighbors, and the sides they have to choose in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, during the height of the Revolutionary War, renders a vivid portrayal of one of the most memorable and crucial winters in American history.

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The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg
by Rodman Philbrick

A dramatic, witty Civil War tale from bestselling author Rodman Philbrick.

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War Horse
by Michael Morpurgo
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I Pledge Allegiance
Series: Vietnam, Book #1
by Chris Lynch

Four best friends. Four ways to serve their country.

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