WWII Books for Tween & Teens

We all of those favorite reader's advisory questions. I'm a history buff, and one of my favorite reader's advisory questions is when someone is seeking a historical fiction recommendation. 

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Lately, I have been flooded with questions with book requests on quality fiction books set WWII.  
I secretly love it. 

 With these questions, I have been trying to making a running list of some of the best ones. 

Here are some of my favorites : 

Salt to the Sea
Published : February 2016
Age : Grades 9 and up 

Girl in the Blue Coat
Published: April 2016
Age: Grades 9 and up 

The Last Cherry Blossom
Published : August 2016 
Ages: Grade 9 and up 

The Book Thief
Published : March 2006 
Ages : Grades 9 and up 
Awards: ALA’s Michael A. Printz Honor Award, 2007

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Published : May 2013
Ages : Grades 9 and up 
Award : Winner of ALA’s Michael A. Printz Award, 2013

The Berlin Boxing Club
Published: April 2011
Age: Grades 9 and up 
Award : Winner of YALSA’s Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2012

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Published : April 2015
Age: Grades 9 and up
Award : Winner of  ALA’s Notable Children’s Book award, 2016

Published : March 2014
Age: Grades 6 and up
Award: Winner of Kirkus Review’s Best Teen Book, 2014

Prisoner B-3087
Published : March 2013
Ages: Grades 6 and up 
Award: Winner of YALSA’s Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2014

Published : October 2014
Age : Grades 4 and up
Award: Winner of Outstanding International Books, 2015

Number the Stars
Published : 1989 
Ages: Grades 4 and up 
Awards: 1990 Newbery Award

Published : January 2015
Ages: Grade 4 and up
Awards : 2016 Newbery Honor book
2016 Schneider Family Book Award Winner

Published : February 2015
Age : Grades 4 and up 
Award: 2016 Newbery Honor

Hidden: A Child's Story of the Holocaust
Published: April 2014
Ages: Grade 4 and up 
Historical Graphic Novel 
AwardsWinner of ALA’s Notable Children’s Books, 2015
Winner of ALA’s Mildred L. Batchelder Award,  2015

Paper Wishes
Published : January 2016 
Grades: 4 and up 

Classic Biographies 

I am sure I will be adding to this list periodically.
Did I miss any? What is your favorite reader's advisory question?


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