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Courage

AS BRAVE AS YOU

Jason, Ernie and birds exploding from the yellow house
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Reynolds
Author's First Name: 
Jason
Publisher: 
Simon & Schuster (Caitlin Dlouhy/Atheneum)
Publication Date: 
2016

 Genie and his older brother discover a world of differences from their life in Brooklyn while spending summer in rural Virginia with their grandparents. This modern classic is filled with humor, a tangible sense of place and rich characterization.

UNBROKEN [AUDIOBOOK]

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Hillenbrand
Author's First Name: 
Laura
Narrator's First Name: 
Edward
Narrator's Last Name: 
Herrmann
Publisher: 
Listening Library
Publication Date: 
2014

Former Olympian Louis Zamperini’s fortitude and sheer willpower were lifesaving during his Japanese POW experiences. Hermann conveys with unsentimental gravitas Zamperini’s heroism as he endures torture and deprivation at the hands of a vicious Japanese commandant.

BEYOND COURAGE: THE UNTOLD STORY OF JEWISH RESISTANCE DURING THE HOLOCAUST

Beyond Courage
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Rappaport
Author's First Name: 
Doreen
Publisher: 
Candlewick
Publication Date: 
2012

This well-researched and documented assembly of inspiring and incredible stories of individuals and small groups who valiantly fought against the Nazi regime offers a look at people who decided that, regardless of the consequences, they would focus on survival for themselves and others in need. Archival photographs and thorough backmatter complement the text.

BREAKING STALIN'S NOSE [AUDIO]

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Yelchin
Author's First Name: 
Eugene
Narrator's First Name: 
Mark
Narrator's Last Name: 
Turetsky
Publisher: 
Recorded Books
Publication Date: 
2012

Sasha’s life disintegrates the night before his father is scheduled to conduct the Soviet Young Pioneers’ ceremony. Mark Turetsky's straightforward narration conveys both the innocence of a ten-year-old boy and a Soviet interrogator’s harshness. Although brief, this strong story will affect all listeners. (10-14)

THE LIONS OF LITTLE ROCK

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Levine
Author's First Name: 
Kristin
Publisher: 
Putnam
Publication Date: 
2012

See annotation under "Audio."

THE BOY WHO DARED: A NOVEL BASED ON THE TRUE STORY OF A HITLER YOUTH

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Bartoletti
Author's First Name: 
Susan Campbell
Publisher: 
Scholastic
Publication Date: 
2008

As 17-year-old Helmuth Hubener awaits the executioner, he recalls the actions that led to his death sentence: listening to English language radio and spreading pamphlets in Nazi Germany in the early 1940s.

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