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Soldier Dog

Sam Angus · Feiwel and Friends
Pages: 249
Format: Print book

With his older brother gone to fight in the Great War, and his father prone to sudden rages, 14-year-old Stanley devotes himself to taking care of the family's greyhound and puppies. Until the morning Stanley wakes to find the puppies gone.Determined to find his brother, Stanley runs away...
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The Button War: A Tale of the Great War

AVI. · Candlewick
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Renowned, award-winning author Avi pens a stark, unflinching tale of ordinary boys living in wartime as tensions - and desperations - mount among them.Twelve-year-old Patryk knows little of the world beyond his tiny Polish village; the Russians have occupied the land for as long as anyone...
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Innocent Heroes: Stories of animals in the First World War

Sigmund Brouwer · Tundra Books
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

A unique celebration of the important role animals play in war, and an insightful look at the taking of Vimy Ridge from the perspective of 3 men in a Canadian platoon.Never before have the stories of animal war heroes been collected in such a special way. This book consists of eight connected...
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Velvet Undercover

Teri J Brown · Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
Pages: 328
Format: Print book

Perfect for fans of Jennifer Donnelly and Libba Bray comes this page-turning historical spy thriller from Teri Brown, author of the Born of Illusion series.Samantha Donaldson's family has always done its duty for the British Crown. In the midst of World War I, seventeen-year-old Sam follows...
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The Lost Crown

Sarah Miller · Atheneum Books for Young Readers; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Olga, Tatiana, Maria, and Anastasia.  Like the fingers on a hand -- first headstrong Olga then Tatiana, the tallest Maria the most hopeful for a ring and Anastasia, the smallest. These are the daughters of Tsar Nicholas II, grand duchesses living a life steeped in tradition and privilege. ...
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War Horse

Michael Morpurgo · Scholastic Press
Pages: 165
Format: Hardcover

A powerful tale of war, redemption, and a hero's journey.In 1914, Joey, a beautiful bay-red foal with a distinctive cross on his nose, is sold to the army and thrust into the midst of the war on the Western Front. With his officer, he charges toward the enemy, witnessing the horror...
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Private Peaceful

Michael Morpurgo · Scholastic Press
Pages: 202
Format: Print book

From the Children's Laureate of England, a stunning novel of the First World War, a boy who is on its front lines, and a childhood remembered."They've gone now, and I'm alone at last. I have the whole night ahead of me, and I won't waste a single moment of it . . . I want...
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Megiddo's Shadow

Arthur Slade
Format: Book

Fueled by anger at the death of his two brothers in World War I, 16-year-old Edward abandons his ailing father on their farm and leaves Canada to enlist. After proving that he can tame any wild horse, he's is sent to Jordan to fight with the Cavalry.Luckily, his horse is t
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Wings of War

John Wilson · Doubleday Canada
Format: Paperback

A boy-friendly book set during World War One, published for the centennary of the war and accompanied by a digital component to boost interest from the school and library market.      Its the early 1900s and Edward Setten is growing up in the prairies fascinated by his uncle, who is one of the very...
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