Category Archives: War

What If Soldiers Fought with Pillows?: True Stories of Imagination and Courage by Heather Camlot, illustrated by Serge Bloch

What If Soldiers Fought with Pillows?: True Stories of Imagination and Courage by Heather Camlot, illustrated by Serge Bloch. Owlkids, 9781771473620, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about … Continue reading

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War Stories by Gordon Korman

War Stories by Gordon Korman. Scholastic Press, 2020. 9781338290202  Format: Uncorrected Proof Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Realistic and Historical fiction What did you like about the book? There are two parallel stories … Continue reading

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What If Soldiers Fought With Pillows? True Stories of Imagination and Courage – Heather Camlot, illustrations by Serge Bloch

    What If Soldiers Fought With Pillows? True Stories of Imagination and Courage – Heather Camlot, illustrations by Serge Bloch, Owlkids Books, Inc.,  9781771473620, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  What … Continue reading

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The Cat Man of Aleppo by Irene Latham and Karim Shamsi-Basha, illustrated by Yuko Shimizu

The Cat Man of Aleppo by Irene Latham and Karim Shamsi-Basha, illustrated by Yuko Shimizu. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2020. 9781984813787 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Biographical fiction What did you like about the book? Amidst … Continue reading

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Spindle and Dagger by J. Anderson Coats

Spindle and Dagger by J. Anderson Coats. Candlewick, 2020. 9781536202774 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Historical fiction What did you like about the book? Seventeen year old Elen belongs to the warbander Owain, … Continue reading

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Sergeant Billy: The True Story of THE GOAT Who Went to War by Mireille Messier, illustrated by Kass Reich

 Sergeant Billy: The True Story of THE GOAT Who Went to War by Mireille Messier, illustrated by Kass Reich, Tundra Books (Penguin Random House Canada), 9780735264427, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 … Continue reading

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The Good Son: A Story from the First World War Told in Miniature by Pierre-Jacques Ober, illustrated by Jules Ober and Felicity Coonan

The Good Son: A Story from the First World War Told in Miniature by Pierre-Jacques Ober, illustrated by Jules Ober and Felicity Coonan. Candlewick Studio, 2019. 9781536204827 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Historical fiction … Continue reading

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When Spring Comes to the DMZ – Uk-Bae Lee

 When Spring Comes to the DMZ – Uk-Bae Lee, translated from Korean, Plough Publishing House, 9780874869729, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Picture Book What did you like about the book? A … Continue reading

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Vanishing Colors by Constance Orbeck-Nilssen, illustrated by Akin Duzakin

Vanishing Colors by Constance Orbeck-Nilssen, illustrated by Akin Duzakin, translation by Kari Dickson. Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 978-0-8028-5518-3, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review)     5 What did you like about the book?  Very timely book … Continue reading

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The Untold History of the United States: Young Readers Edition, 1945-1962, Volume 2 by Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick, adapted by Eric S. Singer

The Untold History of the United States: Young Readers Edition, 1945-1962, Volume 2 by Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick, adapted by Eric S. Singer.  Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 9781481421768, 2019  Format: Hardcover, 305 pages Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or … Continue reading

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