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Thinking about War: Books & Websites

Year 6

Books in our library

Historical Fiction

Everyone enjoys stories. The past is full of stories of real people. Historical fiction can be used to teach from a personal point of view. Stories help explain why things happened, the character of a period, and  consequences. Here is a selection of historical fiction resources that we have in the library about World War II. Click on the covers to visit the library catalogue.

For a complete list of titles, follow this link


Weblinks and Zenhat

The Alice Smith School subscribes to WeblinksPlus a database of child-friendly websites.

On an iPAD use the Zenhat app to access the database

The username is alice-smith, ask at the library for the password

To find useful websites search for - World War, 1939-1945

Other websites

Books in our Library


Non-fiction books provide facts and information. Be sure to use the contents and index pages to help you find the information you need.

Books about World War II can be found in various places in the library. If you are browsing the shelves, remember that books about WWII might not all be in the same place. Try looking at the following call numbers

363.12 Accidents (plane crash) 741.6 Art from WW2
909.82 History of the 20th Century 920 Biographies
940.54 World War 2 941.084 Britain 1936-1945

Here is a list of resources in our library

eBooks (available from home and school)

Wheelers eBooks

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Books in our library

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