Lists and Suggestions


Category: teens

List: War and Soldiers

A collection of World War I poetry interpreted by cartoonists....

Reedy, Trent.

Danny Wright, seventeen, joined the Idaho Army National Guard to serve the country as his father had...

Brooks, Max, author.

"This is a graphic novel about the first African-American regiment to fight in World War One&qu...

Lynch, Chris, 1962-

Four best friends serving in the Vietnam War make a pledge to one another that they will do all they...

Reedy, Trent, author.

For a responsible sixteen-year-old, Michael Wilson has a lot of problems--his father was killed in A...

Davis, Tanita S.

Teens Octavia and Tali learn about strength, independence, and courage when they are forced to take ...

Kokie, E. M.

Matt has been sleepwalking through life while seeking answers about his brother T.J.'s death in...

McCormick, Patricia, 1956-

While recuperating in a Baghdad hospital from a traumatic brain injury sustained during the Iraq War...

Hughes, Dean, 1943-

Two boys, one German and one American, are eager to join their respective armies during World War II...

Paulsen, Gary.

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Mazer, Harry.

Wounded in Iraq while his Army unit is on convoy and treated for many months for traumatic brain inj...

Reinhardt, Dana.

Although they have never gotten along well, seventeen-year-old Levi follows his older brother Boaz, ...

Massey, David (David Robert), 1960-

Only eighteen when she is sent to Afghanistan, British army medic Elinor Nielson is continually at o...

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  • Alex Award
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  • Coretta Scott King Award
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