This book follows a young boy called William (Will) through World War II. When he gets evacuated to the country side, he stays with Mr Tom. The boy is scared and upset as his Mother didn't treat him well. After a while he grows trustful and healthy but then a disaster happens. Will Mr Tom and Will ever meet again?
A Medal for Leroy
By Michael Morpurgo
Micheal doesn't who has never known his father. He was an RAF Pilot lost to the war. None of his relatives want to mention him but when his Auntie Snowdrop gives Micheal a photo and a medal, a story of family, war and love begins to unfold before them.
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
By John Boyne
Jewish persecution, war and the Nazis play a major role in this book as we walk with Bruno through WW2 and the discoveries he makes along the way. This is a moving book all about a young boy's discoveries in the war.
By Art Spiegelman
Vladek has a normal life until the war. He enrolls to become a soldier but is soon sent to a German war prison with scarcely any food he escapes to find his wife pale and sickly thin. As he hides in cellars and hidden rooms, smugglers promise an escape to Hungary in a safe world. However, he was tricked. Life in the concentration camp is tough and being on the brink of craziness, Vladek has a drop of hope. Surviving by pretending to be fit, Vladek won't live long but the war has not ended...yet
OUR CASTLE BY THE SEA
By Lucy Strange
11 year old Pet has grown up in a lighthouse at Dover with her parents and her older sister. But when war comes, her family is torn apart. Pet must be brave enough to find out why.
By Ian McEwan and Roberto Innocenti
WW2. Rose lives in a small town in Nazi Germany. She sees what is going on and decides to do something...