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Truce : the day the soldiers stopped fighting

Truce

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Murphy,Jim

Source:

Scholastic Press, New York, p.116 (2009)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr D530 .M87 2009

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8491676

Keywords:

1914--Juvenile literature, 1914-1918--Armistices--Juvenile literature, 1914-1918--Campaigns--Western Front--Juvenile literature, American Library Association Best Books for YA 2010, American Library Association Notable Children's Bk 01/2010, Booklist Editor's Choice/Books for Youth 2009, Christmas Truce, Christmas Truce, 1914, School Library Journal Best Books 2009, World War, World War, 1914-1918--Armistices, World War, 1914-1918--Campaigns--Western Front

Abstract:

Contents: Those stupid kings and emperors -- Things were beginning to look unpleasant -- All attacks are to be pushed to the extreme -- There is no longer any sense in this business -- It was a sight one will never see again -- The lull is finished -- Epilogue.; Summary: Describes the Christmas truce that occurred along Western Front trenches in 1914 and features quotations from young men on both sides, a timeline, and additional source material.

Notes:

Lexile 1160; ages 10-18; informational