5 edition of boy"s war found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||by David J. Michell.|
|Series||An OMF book|
|LC Classifications||D802.C52 W456 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||175 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||175|
|LC Control Number||89108741|
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An absolutely excellent book, but also one of the saddest books I have ever read. It was a great history lesson reading The Boy's War, I learned so much that I was not aware of. I didn't realize that many of the boy's in the book went to war mainly for the money.
I also /5(41). "The War Against Boys" begins by attacking those who would cast all American boys under the shadow of the Columbine killers. As Sommers states straightforwardly, "This book tells the story of how it has become fashionable to attribute pathology to millions of healthy male children." By the end of the book, however, Sommers herself is Cited by: The Boys War by Jim Murphy is an interesting book.
Its perspective of the Civil War is different from any other book about the conflict. In most books, youll probably find some historian with lots of facts and statistics giving you a bystanders point of view/5. The Paperback of the The Boys' War: Confederate and Union Soldiers Talk About the Civil War by Jim Murphy at Barnes & Noble.
FREE Shipping on $35 or /5(6). The Boys' War: Confederate and Union Soldiers Talk about the Civil War Jim Murphy, Author Clarion Books $18 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. "War Boy" is a modern classic that combines a touching personal story with factual information and wonderful illustrations.
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On this list you'll find historical fiction to give context for the time period and convey what it really felt like for fighters on the front lines, kids and families back home, and Jews in hiding or sent to concentration camps.
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The truth is the very opposite. By virtually every measure, girls are thriving in school; it is boys Author: Christina Hoff Sommers. Some Union and Confederate soldiers were as young as twelve, thirteen, or fourteen years old when they went off to fight in the Civil War. With firsthand accounts of their experiences, The Boy's War follows these boys through the rigors of camp life and drilling, right into the chaos of the battlefield.
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A survey of experiences of youths, 16 and under, fighting in the Civil War. Basing his chronological text on diaries and letters, Murphy covers battle experiences, training, camp life, medical treatment, and prison camps; a brief afterword provides a broader context of boys fighting in other wars and notes that the Civil War was the last one in which American boys were allowed to join the.
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For more than years, Boys’ Life has featured thousands of great books for boys. Here are the titles we think every boy should read. Keep in mind that we will be constantly updating this list as new titles release.
So, you may see some new books from time to time. Also, some books may require parental guidance. The boys start the war: The girls get even by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Brothers and sisters, Juvenile fiction, Halloween, Revenge, Practical jokes, Fiction.
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The Greatest Skating Race: A World War II Story from the Netherlands In Piet, a young Dutch boy from Sluis, gets the assignment of a lifetime: He must skate along the frozen canals of the Netherlands and across the Belgian border, in order to guide two neighborhood children to their aunt's house in Brugge, where the children will remain for the duration of World War II.
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Summary and reviews of The War Against Boys by Christina Hoff Sommers, plus links to a book excerpt from The War Against Boys and author biography of Christina Hoff Sommers. Masters of the Air is the deeply personal story of the American bomber boys in World War II who brought the war to Hitler’s doorstep.
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This extraordinary book captures the incredible and previously untold stories of forty Anzac boys who fought in the First World War, from Gallipoli to the Armistice. Featuring haunting images of the boys taken at training camps and behind the lines, these tales are both heartbreaking and rousing, full of daring, ingenuity, recklessness, random.
Create an account or log into Facebook. Connect with friends, family and other people you know. Share photos and videos, send messages and get updates. A Boy At War is written primarily for a middle-school audience, and is a very short book. It’s simple language and tone has been source of some criticism, for instance by Kirkus Review, who wrote that the subject matter has been handled with more depth and skill in other similar young adult novels.Using excerpts from letters and diaries written by boys between the ages of 12 and 18 who served in the Confederate and Union armies, the author provides an intriguing history of the Civil War which focuses on the experiences of the War's youngest soldiers.
Some of the boys were "tall 14 year olds who lied about their ages" and others were. Masters of the Air is the deeply personal story of the American bomber boys in World War II who brought the war to Hitler’s doorstep. With the narrative power of fiction, Donald Miller takes you on a harrowing ride through the fire-filled skies over Berlin, Hanover, and Dresden and describes the terrible cost of bombing for the German people/5(10).