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Summer Reading 2021: History & Historical Fiction

Summer reading information and booklists for WSA students in grades 6-12 in Fall, 2021.

Recommended Reads

Time spiral - Britannica ImageQuestRecommended reads on this page include histories of Danish teenagers who challenged Hitler and Nazi hunters and spies who traveled the world to capture a notorious criminal from the Third Reich. Travel back to 1960s Florida or Ancient Greece or Apartheid South Africa with historical fiction.   Genre information can be found at the end of each book description.

The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club, by Phillip Hoose

The Downstairs Girl, by Stacey Lee

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue, by Victoria Schwab

Last Night at the Telegraph Club, by Malinda Lo

Lovely War, by Julie Berry

The Nazi Hunters: How a Team of Spies and Survivors Captured the World’s Most Notorious Nazi, by Neal Bascomb

The Nickel Boys, by Colson Whitehead

Sherwood, by Meagan Spooner

The Song of Achilles, by Madeline Miller

Sunrise Over Fallujah, by Walter Dean Myers

When the Ground is Hard, by Malla Nunn

White Rose, by Kip Wilson


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