Annie Laura Smith has over 250 publications and is an instructor for the Institute of Children’s Literature. In addition to her published World War II historical trilogy, she co-authored a First Grade Math Textbook for Ethiopia under a USAID grant, and adapted the classic, The Pioneers, by James Fenimore Cooper to Reading Level 4 for the EDCON Publishing Group. She has written a WWII trilogy for OnStage Publishing which details the lives of teenagers in England, France and Italy.
- Annie Laura Smith
- C. M. Flemming
- Carol Norton
- Chris McCloskey
- Jamie Dodson
- Pearce & Story
- Wanda Vaughn
Mathematicians, linguists, crossword experts and chess champions all worked at Bletchley Park in England to crack the secrets of Germany’s Enigma code during World War II and hastened the end of the war. Historically, there is no record of a twelve-year-old British girl, fluent in German, translating decoded messages….But what if all secrets have not yet been revealed? What if it had happened?
On August 23, 1944, Adolf Hitler issued an order to the new commanding General of Paris, Dietrich von Choltitz. This order set forth Hitler’s final decision on the fate of Paris.
Paris must not fall into the hands of the enemy, or it if does, he must find there nothing but a field of ruins.
For the last four years, Pierre Dumay has…
Sixteen-year-old Stefano Cavadoni’s job can get him killed. It is 1944 and Stefano is an Italian Partisan, living and working in Rome. Living a “double-life” because his mother does not have a “need to know,” Stefano risks his life to hinder the German army. He helps save Italian artwork. He works a rescue to a downed American airman. He helps the orphans of Rome reach shelter. If he can avoid the Gestapo, he might be able…