Picture Books (including Picture Books for Older Readers)

(versions listed are the versions I used)

Historical Fiction:

Across the Blue Pacific: A World War II Story by Louise Borden

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2006, 48 pages

And the Soldiers Sang by J. Patrick Lewis
Creative Paperbacks, 2011. 2014, 32 pages

At the Mountain's Base by Tracy Sorell
Kokila, 2019, 32 pages

Baseball Saved Us by Ken Mochizuki
Lee & Low, 1993, 30 pages

Bear and Fred: A World War II Story by Iris Argaman
Amazon Crossing Kids, 2020, 48 pages

Bear on the Homefront by Stephanie Innes and Harry Endrulat     
Pajama Press, 2014, 32 pages

The Best Christmas Present in the World by Michael Morpurgo
Egmont UK, 2004, 2014, 48 pages

The Cats of Krasinski Square by Karen Hesse     

Scholastic, 2004, 32 pages

The Christmas Truce: The Place Where Peace Was Found by Hilary Robinson
Strauss House Productions, 2014, 37 pages

Coming On Home Soon by Jacqueline Woodson     

Penguin, 2004, 32 pages

Crow Call by Lois Lowry     

Scholastic, 2009, 32 pages

Diana's White House Garden by Elisa Carbone
Viking BFYR, 2016, 44 pages

Doing Her Bit: A Story About the Women's Land Army of America by Erin Hagar
Charlesbridge, 2016, 32 pages

The Edelweiss Pirates by Jennifer Elvgren
Kar-Ben Publishing, 2018, 32 pages

The Eleventh Hour by Jacques Goldstyn
Owlkids Books, 2018, 64 pages

Fania's Heart by Anne Renaud
Second Story Press, 2018, 32 pages

Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear by Lindsay Mattick 

Little,Brown, 2015, 54 pages

Fish for Jimmy: Inspired by One Family's Experience in a Japanese American Internment Camp by Katie Yamasaki
Holiday House, 2013, 32 pages

Fly, Cher Ami, Fly! The Pigeon Who Saved the Lost Battalion by Robert Burleigh
Harry N. Abrams, 208, 32 pages

Grandpa's Third Drawer: Unlocking Holocaust Memories by Judy Tal Kopelman     
Jewish Publication Society, 2014, 32 pages

The Greatest Skating Race by Louise Borden     

Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2004, 48 pages

Hidden: A Child's Story of the Holocaust by Loïc Deauvillier     

First Second, 2014, 80 pages

The House that Baba Built: An Artist's Childhood in China by Ed Young     

Little Brown BFYR, 2011, 48 pages

I Will Come Back for Your: a family in hiding during World War II by Marisabina Russo     

Schwartz and Wade, 2011, 40 pages

Love in the Library by Maggie Tokuda-Hall
Candlewick Press, 2022, 40 pages

Liesl's Ocean Rescue by Barbara Krasner     

Gihon River Press, 2014, 32 pages

East West Discovery Press, 2020, 47 pages

Mr. Benjamin's Suitcase of Secrets by Pei-Yu Chang
NorthSouth Books, 2017, 48 pages 

Nim and the War Effort by Milly Lee     

Turtleback Books, 2002, 40 pages

Oskar and the Eight Blessings by Richard Simon and Tanya Simon      

Roaring Brooke, 2015, 40 pages    

Pennies in a Jar by Dori Chaconas     

Peachtree, 2007, 36 pages

The Promise by Pnina Bat Zvi and Margie Wolfe
Second Story Press, 2018, 32 Pages

Rettie and the Ragamuffin Parade: A Thanksgiving Story by Trinka Hakes Noble
Sleeping Bear Press, 2018, 32 pages

Rose Blanche by Roberto Innocenti     

The Creative Company, 2011, 32 pages

Rosie: Stronger than Steel by Lindsay Ward
Two Lions, 2020, 40 pages

A Scarf for Keiko by Ann Malaspspina
Kar-Ben Publishing, 2019, 32 pages

The Secret Seder by Doreen Rappaport

Disney-Hyperion, 2005, 40 pages

The Secret of the Village Fool by Rebecca Upjohn     

Second Story Press, 2013, 32 pages

Shooting at the Stars: The Christmas Truce of 1914 by John Hendrix
Abrams BFYR, 2014, 40 pages

The Staircase Cat by Colin Thompson     

Hodder Australia, 1998, 32 pages

The Tattered Prayer Book by Ellen Bari     

Gihon River Press, 2014, 32 pages

Terrible Things: an Allegory of the Holocaust by Eve Bunting     

Jewish Publication Society, 1989, 32 pages

Thirty Minutes Over Oregon: A Japanese Pilot's World War II Story by Marc Tyler Nobleman
Clarion Books, 2018, 40 pages

Three Years and Eight Months by Icy Smith     

East West Discovery Press, 2013, 44 pages

The Tiger Who Would Be King by James Thurber, Joohee Yoon     

Enchanted Lion Books, 2015, 40 pages

Tucky Jo and Little Heart by Patricia Polacco     

Paula Wiseman Books, 2015, 48 pages

Welcome to America, Champ! by Catherine Stier     

Sleeping Bear Press, 2013, 32 pages

The Whispering Town by Jennifer Elvgren     

Lerner Publishing, 2014, 32 pages

Wind Flyers by Angela Johnson     

Simon & Schuster, 2007, 32 pages

The Wren and the Sparrow by J. Patrick Lewis     

Kar-Ben, 2015, 32 pages

Write to Me: Letters from Japanese American Children to the Librarian They Left Behind by Cynthia Grady
Charlesbridge, 2018, 32 pages

A Year of Borrowed Men by Michelle Barker
Pajama Press, 2016, 40 pages

Yertle the Turtle by Dr. Seuss     

Random House, 1958, 86 pages

Contemporary Fiction:

America's White Table by Margot Theis Raven     

Sleeping Bear Press, 2006, 32 pages

The Enemy by Davide Cali     

Random House, 2009, 40 pages

Flowers for Sarajevo by John McCutcheon 
Peachtree Publishers, 2017, 32 pages

Postcards from the War by Vanita Oelschlager     

Vanita Books, 2009, 40 pages

Rolling Thunder by Kate Messner
Scholastic Press, 2017, 32 pages

The Wall by Eve Bunting
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1992, 32 pages

War by José Jorge Letria
Greystone Kids, 2021, 64 pages

Why War is Never a Good Idea by Alice Walker     

HarperCollins, 2007, 32 pages


A Day for Remember': The First Memorial Day by Leah Henderson
Harry N. Abrams, 2021, 40 pages

Adrift at Sea: A Vietnam Boy's Story of Survival by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch
Pajama Press, 2016, 40 pages

Pelican Books, 2020, 32 pages

Anne Frank's Chestnut Tree by Jane Kohuth     
Random House, 2013, 48 pages

Barbed Wire Baseball by Marissa Moss     

Abrams, 2013, 48 pages

Quill Tree Books, 2021, 40 pages

Flying Eye Books, 2022, 80 pages

Books for Children of the World: The Story of Jella Lepman by Sydelle Pearl     
Pelican Publishing, 2007. 32 pages

The Brave Cyclist: The True Story of a Holocaust Hero by Amalia Hoffman
Capstone Editions, 2019, 40 pages

A Change of Heart by Alice Walsh 
Nimbus Publishing, 2016, 32 pages

Charles's Bridge by Sandra Novacek
Ten21 Press, 2021, 36 pages

Chester Nez and the Unbreakable Code by Joseph Bruchac
Albert Whitman, 2018, 32 pages

Harry N. Abrams, 2021, 48 pages

Dazzle Ships: World War I and the Art of Confusion by Chris Barton
Millbrook Press, 2017, 40 pages

Doing Her Bit: A Story About the Women's Land Army of America by Erin Hagar
Charlesbridge, 2016, 32 pages

First Dog Fala by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk     

Peachtree, 2008, 32 pages

Gifts from the Enemy by Trudy Ludwig     

White Cloud Press, 2014, 32 pages

Candlewick Press, 2021, 48 pages

The Grand Mosque of Paris: A Story of How Muslims Rescued Jews During the Holocaust by Karen Gray Ruelle and Deborah Durland DeDaix
Holiday House, 2009, 40 pages

How I Learned Geography by Uri Shulevitz
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008, 32 pages

Instructions Not Included: How a Team of Women Coded the Future by Tami Lewis Brown & Debbie Loren Dun
Disney-Hyperion, 2019, 64 pages

Irena's Jars of Secrets by Monica Vaughan     

Lee & Low, 2011, 40 pages

Jars of Hope: How One Woman Helped Save 2,500 Children During the Holocaust by Jennifer Roy     

Capstone Press, 2015, 32 pages

Irena Sendler and the Children of the Warsaw Ghetto by Susan Goldman Rubin 
Holiday House, 2011, 40 pages

Let's Celebrate Memorial Day by Barbara deRobertis 
The Kane Press, 2016, 32 pages

Owlkids Books, 2020, 56 pages

The Navajo Code Talkers by J. Patrick Lewis
Creative Editions, 2016, 32 pages

Norton YR, 2021, 64 pages

One Thousand Tracings: Healing the Wounds of World War II by Lita Judge     

Disney-Hyperion, 2007, 40 pages

Quiet Hero: The Ira Hayes Story by S.D. Nelson     

Lee & Low, 2002, 32 pages

The Peace Tree from Hiroshima: The Little Bonsai with a Big Story by Sandra Moore
Tuttle Publishing, 2015, 32 pages

Passage to Freedom: The Sugihara Story by Ken Mochizuki   

Lee & Low, 2002, 32 pages

A Picture Book of Anne Frank by David A. Adler     

Holiday House, 1994, 32 pages

The Pilot and the Little Prince: The Life of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry by Peter Sis     

Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2014, 48 pages

The School The Aztec Eagles Built: A Tribute to Mexico's World War II Air Fighters by Dorinda Makanaōnalani Nicholson
Lee & Low Books, 2016, 48 pages

Sergeant Billy: The True Story of the Goat Who Went to War by Mireille Messier
Tundra Books, 2019, 40 pages

Swing Sisters: The Story of the International Sweethearts of Rhythm by Karen Deans     
Holiday House, 2015, 32 pages

Candlewick Press, 2021, 32 pages

The United States v. Jackie Robinson by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen
Balzer & Bray, 2018, 40 pages

War Dogs: Churchill and Rufus by Kathryn Selbert     

Charlesbridge, 2013, 48 pages

Year of the Jungle: Memories from the Home Front by Suzanne Collins     

Scholastic, 2013, 40 pages

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