Knight Crusader

51l2mvtZ2DL._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNER – 1954

Knight Crusader

by Ronald Welch

illustrations by William Stobbs

Age: 12+

Interests: knights, crusades, history, medieval history, war, adventure, violence

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Daniel Boone

Daniel-Boone

NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 1940

Daniel Boone

written and illustrated by James Daugherty

Age: 10+

Interests: American history, history, pioneer life, biography, war, violence, adventure, First Nations

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Number the Stars

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NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 1990

Number the Stars

by Lois Lowry

Age: 9+

Interests: history, war, Denmark, WWII, Jewish history, Holocaust, intolerance, spies, adventure More

Gay-Neck: The Story of a Pigeon

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NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 1928

Gay-Neck: The Story of a Pigeon

by Dhan Gopal Mukerji

illustrated by Boris Artzybasheff

Age: 8+

Interests: birds, India, jungle, animals, war, religion, Buddhism More

The Matchlock Gun

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NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 1942

The Matchlock Gun

by Walter D. Edmonds

Age: 7+

Interests: history, American history, war, family

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Tamar

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CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNER – 2005

Tamar

by Mal Peet

Age: 13+

Interests: war, WWII, violence, Holland, spies, occupation, romance, grandparents, family history, mystery

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Lincoln: A Photobiography

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NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER -1988

Lincoln: A Photobiography

by Russell Freedman

Age: 9+

Interests: history, American history, biography, politics, war

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We Couldn’t Leave Dinah

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CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNER – 1941

We Couldn’t Leave Dinah

by Mary Treadgold

Age: 10+

Interests: war, spies, history, horses, British history, WWII

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A Land Divided

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GOVERNOR GENERAL’S AWARD WINNER – 1951

A Land Divided

by John F. Hayes

illustrated by Fred J. Finley

Age: 10+ (independent reading)

Interests: Canadian history, war, adventure

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The White Stag

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NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 1938

The White Stag

by Kate Seredy

Age: 8+

Interests: mythology, war, history, folktales, magic, pagan religion
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