War Games takes place in Greece during World War 2. Greece was occupied by the German army, and it was a scary time to be living there. This story is based on actual events, but combined into a fictional story. Petros and his family, who had been living in America, have many hard things to [...]
This adventure is told from 10 year old George Calder’s point-of-view. While being a bit mischievous, George examines the Titanic…even areas he isn’t allowed access. Will his curiosity get the better of him and result in a deathly demise?
In today’s society, it’s difficult to stand for beliefs. It was doubly challenging for Helmuth in 1942, Germany. Does he do what’s expected by joining Hitler’s Youth and survive or stay true to his beliefs and risk execution?
Local rumor holds that a shark is swimming in the area creek! Chet is finally making friends and feeling comfortable in Elm Hills. A practical joke almost ruins Chet’s new friendships. Will Chet’s friends believe him when he yells “SHARK” or believe he’s pulling another practical joke?
Civil War Spies is a collection of seven real-life Civil War spies! Union and Confederate spies are part of this biography. While these men and women neither led a calvary nor led men into combat, they led pivotal roles behind the scenes of war.
The idea of this book interested me. It takes place in England after World War II. There were lots of unexploded bombs in the country and four boys find one. I felt badly for the boys in some sections, but was upset with their actions in other sections. There were times when I wasn’t even [...]
Crossing Stones is a book about the troubles of war. It does not take place on the battlefield, but this book details more of the problems at home. It takes place during World War 1 and it is written in poetry. I think readers would benefit from reading the “Notes on the Form” essay at [...]
When I was in high school, I had a teacher who had us read some fictional stories about Vietnam. It was some of the best writing I had ever read, and it made me want to read more about the war. I mean the people who were fighting that war were just a little [...]
Told in a series of short stories all occuring on Halloween, this historical fiction story examines the life of Jimmy Cannon. From Halloween pranks to a big football championship game, Jimmy’s life in West Virginia during the 1940′s is full of excitement. I enjoyed reading about the trains, secret societies, and fun that the [...]