Heartbreaking WWII novel shows power of hope, connection.
By Ruta Sepetys
Intense nonfiction graphic novel chronicles 2005 disaster.
By Don Brown
Short stories about coming of age; some sexual references.
By Lois Lowry
Short stories by male authors. Some good, some iffy stuff.
By Jon Scieszka
Powerful stories from young Holocaust victims.
By Jacob Boas
Sensitive portraits of kids growing up.
By Robert Cormier