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