A Newbery Honor Book for The Great Fire
A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book for Blizzard!
*"Spectacular!" —Kirkus Reviews, starred review of Truce
*"An example of stellar nonfiction." —Booklist, starred review of Blizzard!
*"A veritable cinematic account." —Kirkus Reviews, starred review of The Great Fire
I had hoped this would be a book for my entire family to read, but there are rather graphic pictures included. I don't agree with the 8-12 age range. Read morePublished 2 months ago by BeeGee
One page was stuck to another; but otherwise the book was in good shape. I am really pleased with the book's content.Published 5 months ago by Condor
Purchased for g'daughter as her selected reading requirement.
She got into it and found it to be very informative.
My son, who reads pretty fast anyway, read this in a day. He says it is "very good", which is a lot from a 14 year old.Published on March 23, 2013 by NewFrambian
Buy Christmas in the Trenches instead if you want a book on the subject. Then buy The Enemy, by Cali.Published on March 4, 2013 by M. Fuka
Thought this was a historical fiction account. I was wrong. This is a nice historical account of the Christmas truce with wonderful pictures, etc.Published on January 6, 2013 by Judy Kirtley
Every war buff needs this book on their shelves. Shows us the humanity that can shine through in the spirit of the holidays.Published on November 26, 2012 by Deborah A Long
This was a great story about the Christmas spirit overcoming the darkness of war. The drawings and photographs are the best I've seen. Read morePublished on November 10, 2012 by Ojo
"What if they had a war, and nobody came?"
"What if they had a war, and at least took Christmas off? Read more