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
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 17 months ago by NewFrambian
Buy Christmas in the Trenches instead if you want a book on the subject. Then buy The Enemy, by Cali.Published 18 months ago 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 19 months ago 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 21 months ago 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 21 months ago by Joanne Wells
"What if they had a war, and nobody came?"
"What if they had a war, and at least took Christmas off? Read more
Following the devastation of war on the western front, from July 29 to December 24, a truce was declared on December 25. Read morePublished on February 9, 2010 by Catherine W. Hughes
Though I thought the illustrations and much of the text was interesting there were two things about the book I didn't like. Read morePublished on December 18, 2009 by W. Smith