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The Resource Truce : the day the soldiers stopped fighting, Jim Murphy

Truce : the day the soldiers stopped fighting, Jim Murphy

Label
Truce : the day the soldiers stopped fighting
Title
Truce
Title remainder
the day the soldiers stopped fighting
Statement of responsibility
Jim Murphy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Summary
Describes how, at Christmas, 1914, during World War I, in defiance of their officers' orders, a truce was declared by soldiers on opposing sides, who stopped fighting to engage in a spontaneous Christmas celebration with their "enemies."
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Writing style
Award
  • Notable Books for a Global Society, 2010.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2010
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2009
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2010
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2009.
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
338403
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.421
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Interest level
MG
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1160
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 10
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
8.2
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning
Target audience
adolescent
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the day the soldiers stopped fighting
Label
Truce : the day the soldiers stopped fighting, Jim Murphy
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0828/2008040500.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 106-110) and index
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
Control code
253639286
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
116 p.
Isbn
9780545130493
Lccn
2008040500
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)253639286
Label
Truce : the day the soldiers stopped fighting, Jim Murphy
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0828/2008040500.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 106-110) and index
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
Control code
253639286
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
116 p.
Isbn
9780545130493
Lccn
2008040500
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)253639286

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