Turned Away: The World War II Diary of Devorah Bernstein

6 best books like Turned Away: The World War II Diary of Devorah Bernstein (Carol Matas): Chrissa, The Body in Question, Out Stealing Horses, January Joker, Hear My Sorrow: The Diary of Angela Denoto, a Shirtwaist Worker, New York City 1909, Just Grace

AuthorMary Casanova
I read the American Girl historical series growing up (Kaya, Felicity, Josephina, Addy, Kirsten, Samantha, Kit, and Molly). This is one of the newer books featuring an American Girl Today (a specific girl/doll that is only available for one year). I thought that it was a decent read, the characters...
The Body in Question
AuthorJill Ciment
5 hours, 26 minutes

From the author of Heroic Measures (“Smart and funny and completely surprising . . . I loved every page” —Ann Patchett), Act of God (“A feat of literary magic”—Booklist) and, with Amy Hempel, The Hand That Feeds You (“An unnerving, elegant page-turner”...
Out Stealing Horses
AuthorPer Petterson
We were going out stealing horses. That was what he said, standing at the door to the cabin where I was spending the summer with my father. I was fifteen. It was 1948 and one of the first days of July.

Trond’s friend Jon often appeared at his doorstep with an adventure in mind for the two of them....
January Joker
AuthorRon Roy
It's a mystery every month from popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy! With the younger siblings of the A to Z Mysteries kids!

January is for Joker...

In the first book of the Calendar Mysteries--an early chapter book mystery series--Green Lawn has a problem! When Bradley...
AuthorDeborah Hopkinson
Angela and her family have arrived in New York City from their village in Italy to find themselves settled in a small tenement apartment on the Lower East Side. When her father is no longer able to work, Angela must leave school and work in a shirtwaist factory. Against the backdrop of the birth of the labor...
AuthorCharise Mericle Harper
Grace loves cats. She also loves taking pictures of cats and drawing Not-So Super comics. She doesn’t like Sammy Stringer, a boy in her class. She’s got lots and lots of ideas, and when her neighbor’s cat goes missing, Grace does her best to make Mrs. Luther feel less lonely. But...
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