Thank you for purchasing our March 2019 Family Reading Crate – “Axis and Allies: World War II in Literature” crate.

As stated in the enclosed booklet, the following page contains all of the extras that you could use to further enhance the experience of going through this month’s offering. You will find a PDF of activity printables, helpful links of other related topics, movies or documentaries you could watch, or additional books to purchase or borrow from the library.

Happy Reading!

WW2 Sub Box Printables

Helpful Links:

Whales, Dolphins, and Sound – This site has information about how whales communicate and you can listen to some whale sounds!

Ducksters: WW2 – This site has a lot of information written for children as well as quizzes so that kids can test themselves to see what they know.

History of Krakow’s Jews Until 1939 – This article is great for older children/teens who might want to know more about the Jewish community in Kazimierz in Krakow, Poland prior to the war.

World War 2 for Kids – This BBC site has a lot of great information, soundbites, activities and more.

World War 2 Unit Study – This might be a great time to jump into a full unit on WW2! This 9 week unit is intended for middle school/high school students.

Additional Books to Read:

Younger Readers:

Rose Blanche
The Butterfly
The Cats in Krasinski Square
Twenty and Ten
Baseball Saved Us

Middle Grade:

An Elephant in the Garden
The WarThat Saved My Life
Remember WW2: Kids Who Survived Tell Their Stories
Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

Young Adult/Adult:

Code Name Verity
The Book Thief
Wolf by Wolf
Parallel Journeys
Briar Rose
The Librarian of Auschwitz
The Zookeeper’s Wife

Family Friendly Movies:

Molly, An American Girl on the Home Front (Not Rated but appropriate for all ages)
Life is Beautiful (PG-13)
The Monuments Men (PG-13)
The Book Thief (PG-13)
The Devil’s Arithemetic (Not Rated – best for older children as it deals with life in the concentration camps)



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