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World War I

Imaginative and informative books about "the war to end all wars," 1914-1918. Click here for a print-friendly version of this list.

Picture Books (JE)

Du Bois Forbidden Forest
Wells The Language of Doves    (See also PT JE Wells)

Children’s Fiction (J)

Decker The Letter Home
Foreman War Game
Jones The Night Flyers    (Paperback)
Kinsey-Warnock The Night the Bells Rang
Lawrence Lord of the Nutcracker Men
Morpurgo War Horse
Skrypuch Silver Threads

Junior High Fiction (Y)

Havill Eyes Like Willy’s
Levine When Christmas Comes Again: The World War I Diary of Simone Spencer
Morpurgo Private Peaceful
Spillebeen Kipling’s Choice

Nonfiction, Folktales & Poetry

J REF 977.3 EN Encyclopedia of Chicago
J629.13 Weitzman Jenny: The Airplane That Taught America to Fly
J811 Granfield In Flanders Fields: The Story of the Poem by John McCrae
J940.3 Dolan America in World War I
Y391 Mee 1900-20: Linen & Lace
Y623 Ross The Technology of World War I
Y940.4 Cooper Hell Fighters: African American Soldiers in World War I
Y940.4 Preston Remember the Lusitania!
Y940.4 Schomp Letters from the Battlefront: World War I
Y973.91 Stone The Progressive Era and World War I

Last Updated: 4/06

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