Literature Dealing with War


Hartling, Peter. Crutches. Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, 1986.


Chang, Margaret & Raymond. In the Eye of War. McElderry Books, 1990.

Rumford, James. The Cloudmakers. Houghton Mifflin Company, 1996.

El Salvador

Vornberger, William, ed. Fire from the Sky. Salvadorian Children's Drawings. Writers and Readers Publishing Inc., 1986.


Prince, Alison. How's Business. Four Winds Press, 1987.


Drucker, Olga Levy. Kindertransport. Henry Holt and Company, 1992.

Heuck, Sigrid. The Hideout. E. P. Dutton, 1986.

Innocenti, Roberto. Rose Blanche. Creative Education Inc., 1985.


Rosen, Bill. Andi's War. E.P. Dutton, 1988.


Chacour, Elias. We Belong to the Land. Harper & Row, 1990.

Takashi, Morizumi. The Different Nuclear War: Children of the Gulf War.  Global Association for Banning Depleted Uranium Weapons, 2002.


Coerr, Eleanor. Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes. G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1993.

Eco, Umberto & Carmi, Eugenio. The Bomb and the General. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1989.

Maruki, Toshi. Hiroshima No Pika. Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, 1980.

Watkins, Yoko Kawashima. So Far From the Bamboo Grove. Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, 1986.

Yanase, Fusako. A Plea From Sunny: Not Mines, But Flowers. Illustrated by Shomei Yoh. Jiykokumin-sha, Tokyo, Japan, 1996.


Abodaher, David. Youth in the Middle East: Voices of Despair. Franklin Watts, 1990.

Morris, Ann. When Will the Fighting Stop? A Child's View of Jerusalem. Atheneum, 1990.

Northern Ireland

Sullivan, Mary Ann. Child of War. Holiday House, 1984.


Holman, Felice. The Wild Children. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1983.


Ho, Minfong. Rice Without Rain. Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, 1990.

Ho, Mingong. The Clay Marble. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1991.

United States of America

Kuskin, Karla. The Upstairs Cat, Clarion Books, 1997.

Ross, Alice & Ross, Kent. Jezebel's Spooky Spot. Dutton's Children's Books, 1999.


Chong, Denise. The Girl in the Picture: The Story of Kim Phuc, The Photograph, and The Vietnam War. Viking, New York, 1999.

Clark, Ann Nolan. To Stand Against the Wind. Viking Press, 1978.


Filipovic, Zlata. Zlata's Diary: A Child's Life in Sarajevo. Viking Press, 1994.

Children from the former Yugoslavia. I Dream of Peace. Harper Collins, 1994. 

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