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Captain America: The Ghost Army

Captain America and his sidekick Bucky Barnes are fighting the good fight against the Nazis in Eastern Europe alongside the United States Ghost Army—a real American unit from World War II made up of artists, actors, and sound engineers who use inflatable tanks, giant loudspeakers, fake radio transmissions, and other props and tricks to deceive the Axis powers. But the German army has a Ghost Army of its own–and theirs are the floating, undead, kill-you-with-a-death-touch kind of ghosts! How can Cap and his friends fight something that’s already dead?

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Two Degrees

In the Sierra Nevada mountains of California, Akira and her horse struggle to escape a massive wildfire. In Churchill, Manitoba, Owen and George flee starving polar bears that have been stranded on land by melting sea ice. In Miami, Florida, Natalie fights to save her neighbor’s dog as her city drowns in a hurricane. Four different kids. Three different threats. Two degrees of temperature rise. One single cause: Climate change.

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Ground Zero

Nine year old Brandon is trapped in the North Tower when an airplane slams into the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001. Nearly twenty years later in Afghanistan, eleven year old Reshmina struggles to survive when the U.S. and the Taliban use her village as a battleground. But the past and present are tied together, and Brandon and Reshmina are connected in more ways than they know…

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June 6, 1944. D-Day. Six disparate heroes–a French-Algerian resistance fighter, a Canadian paratrooper, a British tank driver, an African-American medic, a girl from Normandy, and an American soldier with a dangerous secret–put their lives on the line to make the Allied invasion of German-occupied France a success, proving that we are stronger together.

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The day the Americans land on Okinawa during World War II, the Japanese Army pulls Hideki Kaneshiro and all the other boys out of middle school and gives them each two grenades. One grenade, they tell Hideki, is to kill an American soldier.

The other grenade is to kill himself.

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A Jewish boy flees Nazi Germany for Cuba aboard the MS St. Louis in 1939. A Cuban girl escapes Cuba on a raft bound for America in 1994. A Syrian boy travels from Syria to Germany in the present day. Three different kids, all connected by one goal: ESCAPE.

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Projekt 1065

World War II is raging. Michael O’Shaunessey, the son of the Irish ambassador to Nazi Germany, lives in war-torn Berlin with his parents. Like the other boys at his school, Michael is a member of the Hitler Youth. But Michael has a secret: He and his parents are spies.

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Ban This Book

When fourth-grader Amy Anne Ollinger’s favorite book is banned from the school library, she fights back–by starting a secret banned book library out of her locker.

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