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WWII, Holocaust, Internment Fiction

Lily's Crossing

Reading Level: 5.2  Interest Level: 3-6

Two Suns in the Sky

Two Suns in the Sky

Interest Level: Young Adult

Twenty and Ten

Twenty and Ten

Reading Level: 5.1  Interest Level: 3-6

For Freedom

Reading Level: 4.8  Interest Level: 5-8
 

Code Talker

Reading Level: 5.7  Interest Level: 5-8

The Remembering Box

Reading Level: 5.3  Interest Level: 3-6

War Games

Reading Level: 5.5  Interest Level: 5-8

All the LIght  We Cannot See

All the Light We Cannot See

Interest Level: Adult

The Broken Mirror

Reading Level: 6.1  Interest Level: 3-6

Once

Interest Level: Young Adult

Blood for Blood

Interest Level: Young Adult

The Nightingale

Interest Level: Adult

Catch-22

Interest Level: Adult

A Bell for Adano

Interest Level: Adult

Aleutian Sparrow

Reading Level: 6.0  Interest Level: 5-8

Letters from Rifka

Reading Level: 5.1  Interest Level: 3-6

Four-Four-Two

Interest Level: Young Adult

Soldier Boys

Interest Level: Young Adult

Torn Thread

Reading Level: 6.8  Interest Level: 5-8

The Woven Path

Interest Level: Young Adult

But Can the Phoenix Sing?

Interest Level: Young Adult

B for Buster

Interest Level: Young Adul

Journey to America

Reading Level: 5.7  Interest Level: 5-8

Silver Days

Reading Level: 6.3  Interest Level: 5-8

Number the Stars

Reading Level: 4.9  Interest Level: 5-8

The Tristan Betrayal

Interest Level: Adult

Alive and Kicking

Interest grade level: 5-8

The Liberators

Interest grade level: 5-8

World War II Book 1: the Right Fight

Interest grade level: 5-8

The Samurai's Daughter

Interest grade level: Adult

After the War

Interest Level: Young Adult

Friends and Enemies

Reading Level: 6.4  Interest Level: 5-8

The Garden

Interest grade level: Young Adult

Good Night, Maman

Reading Level: 5.0  Interest Level: 5-8

The Last Mission

Reading Level: 5.6  Interest Level: Young Adult

The Inquisitor's Apprentice

Reading Level: 4.4  Interest Level: 5-8

Stones in Water

Reading Level: 6.5  Interest Level: 5-8

Sisterland

Interest Level: Young Adult

The Island on Bird Street

Reading Level: 6.9  Interest Level: 5-8

The Man from the Other Side

  Reading Level: 6.9  Interest Level: 5-8

Heir to the Glimmering World

Interest Level: Adult

When My Name Was Keoko

Reading Level: 5.7 Interest Level: 5-8

The Sky Is Falling

Reading Level: 5.4 Interest Level: 5-8

On the Wings of Heroes

Reading Level: 5.1 Interest Level: 5-8

Halinka

Grade 5 - 8

Escape to the Forest

Reading Level: 6.2 Interest Level: 5-8

Hollow City

Interest Level: Young Adult

Keep Smiling Through

Reading Level: 4.2 Interest Level: 3-6

A Thread of Grace

Interest Level: Adult

Eyes of the Emperor

Interest Level: Young Adult

The Blood Red Sun

Reading Level: 5.8 Interest Level: 5-8

Anna and the Swallow Man

Interest Level: Young Adult

Salt to the Sea

Interest Level: Young Adult

Milkweed

Interest Level: Young Adult

Journey to Topaz

Reading Level: 6.9 Interest Level: 5-8

Exodus

Interest Level: Adult

Mila 18

Reading Level: 8.0 Interest Level: 7-10

Dancing on the Bridge of Avignon

Reading Level: 5.8 Interest Level: 5-8

Hide and Seek

Reading Level: 5.3 Interest Level: 5-8

The Key Is Lost

Reading Level: 4.3 Interest Level: 3-6

Caged Eagles

Interest Level: Young Adult

War of the Eagles

Interest Level: Young Adult

So Far from the Bamboo Grove

Reading Level: 6.0 Interest Level: 5-8

My Brother, My Sister and I

Reading Level: 5.7 Interest Level: 5-8

Code Name Verity

Interest Level: Young Adult

Blitzcat

Reading Level: 7.1 Interest Level: Young Adult

A Time of Fire

Reading Level: 4.8 Interest Level: 5-8

Angel on the Square

Reading Level: 8.1 Interest Level: 5-8

Burying the Sun

Reading Level: 5.5 Interest Level: 5-8

Katarina

Reading Level: 4.2 Interest Level: 5-8

Bat 6

Reading Level: 4.8 Interest Level: 5-8

The Book Thief

Interest Level: Young Adult

Soldier X

Interest grade level: 4-8

Chernowitz

Reading Level: 7.3 Interest Level: 7-10

The Paris Architect

Interest Level: Adult

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Interest Level: Young Adult

Witz

Interest Level: Adult

The Man in the High Castle

Interest Level: Adult

Everything Is Illuminated

Interest Level: Adult

Wolf by Wolf

Interest Level: Young Adult

Five Quarters of the Orange

Interest Level: Adult

Catch-22

Interest level: Adult

The Winter Horses

Reading Level: 6.3 Interest Level: 5-8

Obasan

Interest Level: Young Adult

The Painted Bird

Interest Level: Adult

No-No Boy

Interest Level: Young Adult

When the Emperor Was Divine

Interest Level: Adult

Under the Blood-Red Sun

Reading Level: 4.0 Interest Level: 5-8

Gardenias

Interest Level: Adult

The Language of Threads

Interest Level: Adult

Night of Many Dreams

Interest Level: Adult

The Samurai's Garden

Interest Level: Young Adult

Mother Night

Interest Level: Adult

Slaughterhouse-Five

Interest Level: Adult

Code Name Verity

Interest Level: Young Adult

The Devil's Arithmetic

Reading Level: 6.7 Interest Level: 5-8

The Book Thief

Interest Level: Young Adult

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The neuroscience of your brain on fiction

Two researchers from Washington University in St. Louis scanned the brains of fiction readers and discovered that their test subjects created intense, graphic mental simulations of the sights, sounds, movements, and tastes they encountered in the narrative. In essence, their brains reacted as if they were actually living the events they were reading about.

Fast Company

 

Reading fiction quote by Ann Patchett