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Title Voices from the Second World War : stories of war as told to children of today.

Publication Info. Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2018.
©2016

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 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 940.53 VOI    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Children's Non-fiction    j 940.53 VOI    Available
2 copies being processed for GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction.
Edition First U.S. edition.
Reinforced trade edition.
Description 300 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Published in association with First News and The Silver Line.
The story collection project was conducted by Walker Books in collaboration with First News, an award-winning weekly newspaper for children in the UK.
Bibliography Includes indexes (pages 292-295).
Contents Forward -- True stories from the most devastating war in history -- Some of the children who heard the stories -- The outbreak of war -- Fleeing the Nazis -- The fall of western Europe -- Evacuees -- Blitzed Britain -- The British home front -- The resistance -- Women at war -- A true world war -- The bombing of Germany -- The fight for France -- The Baby Blitz -- The fall of Germany -- The Holocaust -- VE Day -- The fall of Japan.
Summary The Second World War was the most devastating war in history, resulting in up to eighty million deaths and causing the map of the world to be redrawn. Now, more than seventy years after peace was declared, a variety of people who lived through the war share their memories with children so that their experiences will never be forgotten. In this compelling collection, pilots, evacuees, resistance fighters, and navy sailors, as well as survivors of the Holocaust, prisoners-of-war camps, and the Hiroshima bombing, tell their stories, passing on their personal recollections of historical events to a new generation. The stories in Voices from the Second World War were collected by children from all over the world who met with people who wanted to share experiences from the war. These stories, which take place from the outbreak of war to the Hiroshima bombing, capture the spirit and courage of a generation of people affected by World War II.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Walker Books, editor of compilation.
Silver Line (Organization), publisher.
Added Title Voices from the 2nd World War
First News.
ISBN 9780763694920
0763694924

 
    
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