Thursday, December 31, 2009

World War II Challenge

Dates: January 1st through December 31st of 2009

Hosts: Anna and Serena

For details: Click here.

The challenge (put simply): Read at least 5 books, fiction and/or non-fiction, that involve WWII.

My list of possibles (I'm going for 5 of these; any extras will be icing on the cake):

*Smoke and Ashes by Barbara Rogasky

*Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

*The Rape of Nanking by Iris Chang

*The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

*Dawn of Fear by Susan Cooper

*The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne

*Band of Brothers by Stephen Ambrose

*The Devil's Arithmetic by Jane Yolen

*Night by Elie Wiesel

*Plot Against America by Philip Roth

*Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut (would be a reread)

*The Zookeepers Wife by Diane Ackerman

*Weedflower by Cynthia Kadohata

*...I never saw another butterfly...: Children's Drawings and Poems from Terezin Concentration Camp, 1942-1944


Anna said...

Thanks for signing up for our challenge. I've added you to the participants page. Great reading list. Happy reading!

Diary of an Eccentric

Serena said...

FYI, all 2009 WWII Reading Challenge Participants; giveaway information can be found here: