The Great War: Stories Inspired by Items from the First World War

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The Great War: Stories Inspired by Items from the First World War

by Various

Illustrations by Jim Kay

First Release:

June 2015

ISBN: 9780763675547

A tin hat. A bomb fragment. A toy soldier. These and other objects spark eleven original tales by authors including Michael Morpurgo, Marcus Sedgwick, and Ursula Dubosarsky. Black-and-white photographs and information about the items that inspired the book’s stories. Biographies of contributing authors. Black-and-white illustrations.

  • ISBN: 9780763675547
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Candlewick
    Page Count: 304
    Trim Size: 6 3/8" x 8 3/16"
    Dewey Classification: Fic
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 5.3, Points: 8
    Lexile: Level: 820L
    Awards & Honors: YALSA’s Best Fiction for Young Adults 2016
    CCBC Choices 2016, Fiction for Young Adults
    2016 USBBY Outstanding International Book List, Grades 6–8
    Booklist Top 10 Short Story Collections
    Children’s Book Committee Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Books of 2016, Historical Fiction
    Genre: Fic
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