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The Great War : stories inspired by items from the First World War / David Almond [and 10 others] ; illustrated by Jim Kay.

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  • 19 of 19 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Franklin Co PL Dist. - Laurel PL FIC KAY YA (Text) 36241000371474 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library YA KAY (Text) 33187003862568 YA Fiction Available -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch YA FIC.c Kay, Jim (Text) 78294000254135 YA Fiction Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland YF KAY (Text) 76383000433697 Youth Fiction Available -
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch TEEN FICTION ALMOND+ Stories (Text) 37516002011180 Teen Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780763675547
  • ISBN: 0763675547 =024 3\
  • ISBN: 9780763675547
  • Physical Description: 289 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, c2015.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published: London : Walker Books, 2014.
Formatted Contents Note:
Our Jacko / Michael Morpurgo (Brodie helmet) -- Another kind of missing / A.L. Kennedy (Compass) -- Don't call it glory / Marcus Sedwick (Nose of a Zeppelin bomb) -- The country you called home / John Boyne (Recruitment poster) -- When they were needed most / Tracy Chevalier (Princess Mary's Gift Fund box) -- A world that has no war in it / David Almond (Soldier's writing case) -- A Harlem Hellfighter and his horn / Tanya Lee Stone (Sheet music) -- Maud's story / Adèle Geras (War-time butter dish) -- Captain Rosalie / Timothée de Fombelle (Victoria Cross) -- Each slow dusk / Sheena Wilkinson (School magazines) -- Little wars / Ursula Dubosarsky (French toy soldier).
Summary, etc.:
Writers of this collection of short stories were inspired to write about the First World War by physical objects associated with the war.
Target Audience Note:
820 Lexile.
Subject: World War, 1914-1918 > Fiction.
War > Fiction.
Short stories.
World War, 1914-1918 > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Short stories.
Historical fiction.
War stories.

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