Pink and Say by Patricia Polacco -- A book that takes place during the Civil War where a young black boy helps an injured young white boy whose hand shook the hand of Abraham Lincoln
The Keeping Quilt
by Patricia Polacco -- A book about a quilt that has passed down four generations of a Russian Jewish immigrant family.
by Eve Bunting -- A boy travels to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall with his father to find his grandfather’s name.
The Memory String by Eve Bunting -- A girl named Laura has a memory string, a string with buttons from memorable occasions, and tells how each button got on the string.
My Mama Had a Dancing Heart
by Libba Gray -- A ballerina uses the memory of her mom’s love for life as an inspiration as she leaps across the stage.
Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes
by Eleanor Coerr -- Just after World War II and the bombing of Hiroshima, a little girl becomes sick and believes in the legend of making one thousand origami cranes to become healed.