Multcolib Kids Picks: 6-8th Grade--You're History! Fact and Fiction

If Stones Could Speak
If Stones Could Speak Unlocking the Secrets of Stonehenge By Aronson, Marc Book - 2010 j 936.2319 A7697i 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Archaeologist continue to discover new information about the history and secrets of Stonehenge.

Spies of Mississippi
Spies of Mississippi The True Story of the Spy Network That Tried to Destroy the Civil Rights Movement By Bowers, Rick Book - 2010 y 323.1196073 B7867s 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:In the 1950s and 1960s, the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission compiled secret files on more than 87,000 private citizens in the most extensive state spying program in U.S. history. Its mission: to save segregation.

Caminar By Brown, Skila Book - 2014 y BROWN 2014 Available in some locations

Annotation:Set in 1981 during the Guatemalan Civil War, Carlos struggles to make sense of the war and which side to trust.

Claudette Colvin
Claudette Colvin Twice Toward Justice By Hoose, Phillip M. Book - 2009 j B-Co726h 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:On March 2, 1955, fifteen-year-old Colvin, fed up with the daily injustices of segregation, refused to give her seat to a white woman on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama. Instead of being celebrated, Colvin found herself shunned by her classmates and dismissed by community leaders.

Dogs of War
Dogs of War By Keenan, Sheila Book - 2013 ygn KEENAN 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:Three short stories feature dogs that fought alongside soldiers in World War I, World War II, and the Vietnam War.

A Soldier's Secret
A Soldier's Secret The Incredible True Story of Sarah Edmonds, A Civil War Hero By Moss, Marissa Book - 2012 y MOSS 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:Nineteen-year-old Sarah masquerades as a man during the Civil War, serving as a nurse on the battlefield and a spy for the Union Army, escaping from the Confederates, and falling in love with one of her fellow soldiers.

Bomb The Race to Build and Steal the World's Most Dangerous Weapon By Sheinkin, Steve Book - 2012 j 623.45119 S543b 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:The race to build the atomic bomb is not just a story of science. Learn about the people who helped build it, and the spies who wanted to share its secrets with other countries.

Courage Has No Color
Courage Has No Color The True Story of the Triple Nickles : America's First Black Paratroopers By Stone, Tanya Lee Book - 2013 j 940.541273 S8811c 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:The Triple Nickles were trained to be the first African-American paratroopers during World War II but were never called into combat, because white soldiers didn't want to fight alongside them. Discover their history.

One Came Home
One Came Home By Timberlake, Amy Book - 2012 j TIMBERLAK 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:Agatha has been missing for weeks. When an unidentifiable body wearing the dress she was last seen in is found, her sister Georgie is skeptical it is Agatha and heads out in search of the truth.

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