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Source:Scholastic Press, Volume 1st American, New York, p.202 (2004)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PR6063 .O746 P75 2003
Keywords:1910-1936--Fiction, 1914-1918--England--Fiction, American Library Association Best Books for YA 2005, Booklist Editor's Choice/Books for Youth 2004, Great Britain--History--George V, Great Britain--History--George V, 1910-1936--Fiction, Notable Children's Trade Book/Social Studies 2005, People with mental disabilities--Fiction, Poverty--Fiction, School Library Journal Best Books 2004, Single-parent families--Fiction, Soldiers--Fiction, World War, World War, 1914-1918--England--Fiction
Summary: When Thomas Peaceful's older brother is forced to join the British Army, Thomas decides to sign up as well, although he is only fourteen years old, to prove himself to his country, his family, his childhood love, Molly, and himself.
Lexile measure 860; ages 10-up; historical fiction