Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

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The Importance of This Story

This novel brings to life the plight of millions of citizens of Poland, Lithuania, and Prussia (a country that no longer exists), who were victims of both Nazi and Russian brutality during World War II.… Read the rest

Firebrand by Sarah MacTavish

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Firebrand by Sarah MacTavish is a historical fiction novel about slavery that is recommended for young adults and adults (8th grade and up).


Saoirse buried her older brother the day after they arrived in Texas. She blames herself for his death and so does her family.

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