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Voices from the Second World War

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Voices from the Second World War
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 153620885X
ISBN-13: 9781536208856
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Voices from the Second World War
Stories of War as Told to Children of Today

In an intergenerational volume, witnesses to World War II RAF pilots, evacuees, resistance fighters, Land Girls, U.S. Navy sailors, and survivors of the Holocaust and the Hiroshima bombing all tell their stories to young interviewers, passing on the lessons learned to a new generation. Featuring many vintage photographs, this moving volume also offers an index of contributors and a glossary.

A comprehensive picture of the war, from soldiers, civilians, and children on all sides, both Allied and Axis. . . . A fine tool for any child interested in history. Kirkus Reviews
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isbn-10/isbn-13:
153620885X /  9781536208856
on sale date:
10/2019
type/format:
Non-Fiction / Paperback
age range:
10 yrs - 14 yrs
# of pages/size:
320 / 7" x 9 1/16"
grade range:
Grade 5 - Grade 9
 
subjects:
Biography & Autobiography; History;
author’s comments:
The stories in Voices from the Second World War were collected by children from all over the world who met with people who wanted to share experiences from the war. These stories, which take place from the outbreak of the war to the Hiroshima bombing, capture the spirit and courage of a generation of people affected by World War II.

The story collection project was conducted by Walker Books in collaboration with First News, an award-winning weekly newspaper for children in the U.K.
 
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