Books About War for Young Readers
New York Times bestselling author Suzanne Collins has created a deeply moving autobiographical picture book about a father who must go off to the war in Vietnam, and the daughter who stays behind.When young Suzy's father leaves for Vietnam, she struggles to understand what this means for her and her family.
When the American colonists felt they were being treated unfairly by the British, they decided to do something about it. With the help of brave citizens like George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, America won the Revolutionary War and the Declaration of Independence was born.
In an accessible wordless picture book, Henry Cole reveals the story of a young Southern farm girl who discovers a runaway slave hiding behind the corn crib in the barn. This original story is filled with hope and love.
Skinny as a beanpole and tall for his age, an awkward boy learns that Abraham Lincoln was called "gorilla," "baboon," and "backwoods hick." Yet, along with big feet and big hands, Lincoln had a big heart and the great ability to keep a nation together.
Lois Lowry makes her picture book debut with a powerful story drawn from her own childhood. Dad has been away fighting in World War II for longer than Liz can remember, and now they begin their journey of reconnection through a hunting shirt, tender conversation, and the crow call.