Eeny, Meeny, Miney, Mo—and Still-Mo by Sam Campbell

A naturalist tells the story of a set of baby squirrels he, his wife, and a young soldier friend raised, and how the squirrels helped provide therapy to the soldier later.

Eeny, Meeny, Miney, Mo—and Still-Mo

When We Were Shadows by Janet Wees

Walter tried to make sense out of hiding from the Nazis with his Jewish family by writing about his experiences to his grandmother.

When We Were Shadows

A Father's Promise by Donna Lynn Hess

When they are separated at the beginning of World War II in Poland, Rudy’s father promises him that they will be together again.

A Father’s Promise

The Promise by Pnina Bat Zvi and Margie Wolfe

Two sisters cling to each other in a concentration camp, trying to survive and stay together.

The Promise

Jacob DeShazer: Forgive Your Enemies by Janet & Geoff Benge

After Jacob DeShazer has been taken prisoner by the Japanese during the Second World War, can he learn to forgive despite all they’ve done to him?

Jacob DeShazer: Forgive Your Enemies

God's Smuggler by Brother Andrew

Brother Andrew’s life work seemed to be to encourage the persecuted church and supply them with Bibles—how could he do that?

God’s Smuggler

Story of the World series by Susan Wise Bauer

This series of books takes you through the entire sweep of world history, from the beginning until 2000.

The Story of the World series

The Story of the World Volume 4- The Modern Age by Susan Wise Bauer

Modern history, from approximately 1850 through the 1990s, is told in an interesting fashion.

The Story of the World Volume 4: The Modern Age

Until We Find Home by Cathy Gohlke

Claire has been forced to escape from France to England at the beginning of World War II, and is torn between her duty to the children she helped across the Channel, and her love for a man in the Resistance in France.

Until We Find Home

Long Journey Home by Lucy Lipiner

As a 6-year-old, the author fled Poland with her Jewish family, ahead of the German army.

Long Journey Home

Bonhoeffer Student Edition by Eric Metaxas

The life story of German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer is told, with many side notes to help children learn about Germany, World War II, and how these things apply to their own lives.

Bonhoeffer Student Edition

Flight of the Fugitives by Dave & Neta Jackson

Mei-en’s mother has died, and she’s been sold to a gypsy—what will happen when a strange foreigner named Gladys Aylward buys her?

Flight of the Fugitives

Hedy's Journey by Michelle Bisson

A Jewish girl living in Hungary in 1941 must be brave in order to survive.

Hedy’s Journey

The Last Jew of Rotterdam by Ernest Cassutto

As many people turned away from God during the German occupation of Holland, Ernest and Elly both turned to God, independently.

The Last Jew of Rotterdam

Strands of Gold by Laura Smucker

Though Truman and Ellie raised their family some 70 or 80 years ago, they faced the same challenges that parents and church leaders face today—how did they cope?

Strands of Gold

The Little Riders by Margaretha Shemin

When the Nazis try to take the town’s precious treasure, Johanna and her grandparents must find a way to save the riders.

The Little Riders