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Dog Diaries #6: Sweetie

by Kate Klimo & Tim Jessell

George Washington’s transformation from farmer to Father of Our Country—as told by his dog Sweetlips!

 

Sweetie was the finest foxhound in George Washington’s kennel. But Sweetie’s idyllic days at Mount...


The Winter War: A Novel

by William Durbin

When the Soviet Union invades its tiny neighbor Finland in November 1939, Marko volunteers to help the war effort. Even though his leg was weakened by polio, he can ski well, and he becomes a messenger on the...


Summer of Fire

by Karen Bass

A troubled Alberta teen spending a summer in Germany discovers the story of a teen with real problems -- pregnant and alone in the maelstrom of Nazi WWII.


The Grasshopper's Run

by Siddhartha Sarma

Just as the invasion begins, an ambitious and vicious Japanese officer orders the massacre of a village of the Ao Naga tribe. Among those killed is Uti, grandson of the eldest Ao chief.

Gojen is his best friend,...


Poppy

by Mary Hooper

Poppy is young, beautiful and clever Â? and working as a parlourmaid in the de Vere family's country house. Society, it seems, has already carved out her destiny.

But Poppy's life is about to be thrown dramatically...


Red Shadow

by Paul Dowswell

Russia, 1940. Fifteen-year-old Misha's life is about to transform when his father is offered a job in Stalin's inner circle. They move into a luxurious apartment in the Kremlin, but doubts about the glorious...


The Ghost of the Trenches and other stories

by Helen Watts & Taffy Thomas

As the Great War raged, and in its aftermath, people created hundreds of legends and stories round it, to speak of the sadness, the heroism, the deaths. Author Helen Watts and storyteller Taffy Thomas bring...


War Games

by James Riordan

It's Christmas Eve, 1914, and there's a war on. British and German

soldiers sit in the muddy trenches either side of No Man's Land, as

deadly enemies. Suddenly, a strange sound fills the air. A German voice

is...


The War Game

by Terry Deary

Stories of the First World War from the bestselling Terry Deary, author of the hugely successful Horrible Histories. Flanders, 1914. The German and British soldiers in the trenches make an unofficial Christmas...


The Pigeon Spy

by Terry Deary

Stories of the First World War from the bestselling Terry Deary, author of the hugely successful Horrible Histories. Flanders 1918. The extraordinary true story of a pigeon who saved nearly 200 lives. A troop...


My Brother's Keeper

by Tony Bradman & Tom Bradman

A novel of the First World War. Alfie signs up for the army aged just 15, carried away by patriotic fervour at the start of the Great War. But life in the trenches is very far from his dreams of glory. It's...


World War 1 Tales: The Bomber Balloon

by Terry Deary

Stories of the First World War from the bestselling Terry Deary, author of the hugely successful Horrible Histories. November 1916 - the war on the Home Front.

Millie is being told off for breaching the blackout...


The Last Flight

by Terry Deary

Stories of the First World War from the bestselling Terry Deary, author of the hugely successful Horrible Histories. France 1917 - the war in the air. An air observer is shot down behind enemy lines and meets...


Ken's War

by B. K. Fowler

As the conflict in Viet Nam escalates, army brat Ken and his hot-headed dad are suddenly deployed from Pennsylvania to a dinky post in Japan. Culture clash is just one of the many sucker punches that knocks...


Death Coming Up the Hill

by Chris Crowe

A strikingly innovative and powerful story. Death Coming Up the Hill portrays the momentous events of the year 1968—the escalating war in Vietnam, the explosive Democratic Convention in Chicago, the Martin...


Guns for General Washington: A Story of the American Revolution

by Seymour Reit

Seymour Reit re-creates the true story of Will Knox, a nineteen-year-old boy who undertook the daring and dangerous task of transporting 183 cannons from New York’s Fort Ticonderoga to Boston—in the dead...


EDGE: World War One Short Stories: Through Mud and Blood

by Tony Bradman

It is 1918. A British soldier, Bill Sparkes, is carrying an important message for American troops on the frontline.

Sparkes is soon caught up in the fighting when the Americans are attacked. With bullets flying...


EDGE: World War One Short Stories: Duel In The Sky

by Tony Bradman

A new German fighter ace is terrorising British planes over the trenches of France. It will take the bravery and sacrifice of a Britsh ace and the courage of a hero to bring him down.

This title is published...


EDGE: World War Two Short Stories: Run, Spy, Run!

by Craig Simpson

A British secret agent is photographing top secret German files when he is unexpectedly interrupted, and the alarm is raised. What follows is a desperate battle for survival as Jaques is pursued, hiding where...


EDGE: World War Two Short Stories: Bridge of Death

by Craig Simpson

It's D-Day, 6th June 1944. Ten minutes after midnight. A small British force is flying over Occupied France on what is virtually a suicide mission - they must capture a bridge before German forces guarding it...