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0755379497
Paperback:Everything is fine (and other lies I tell myself):2013
Author: Brett, Cathy
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Headline
Resource type: Physical
Note: Things aren't going well for 15-year-old Esther. With her brother Max absent, she's forced to face her parents' heated arguments alone. As the holidays stretch ahead, she's desperate for something, anything, to divert her attention. Then she finds some letters hidden in the walls of her family home, sent by a soldier to his sweetheart. Teenagers
266 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0192737996
Paperback:War song:2014
Author: Riordan, James
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: The Great War is raging in France and for girls like Florence and Dorothy it's a liberating time but also a dangerous one. As Dorothy risks her life working in the local munitions factory, Florence dreams of becoming a nurse - but when her wish comes true and she heads off to France to nurse the soldiers, she realises that her dream is actually a living nightmare. But Dorothy is determined to help as many soldiers as she can, no matter what side they're on, and if she can't, she'll die trying. Teenagers
199 pages, map (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0192735705
Paperback:When the guns fall silent:2013
Author: Riordan, James
Year: 2013
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: Two friends, Jack and Harry, both keen footballers, are sent to fight in the trenches in World War I. The author brings to life the horror for both sides and ends with an account of the football match played in the Christmas truce of 1914. Teenagers
156 pages, illustration (black and white), map (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1408826232
Paperback:Eleven eleven:2012
Author: Dowswell, Paul
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Resource type: Physical
Note: The Western Front, 11th November 1918, 8.00 a.m. British High Command has issued an order. At 11 a.m., the war will end. All attacks are to be called off. Will Franklin is one of a group of soldiers on a mission to check for German combatants deep in the forest. No one has told them that the war is over. A few months ago, Will was at school. Now he's about to face the most terrifying ordeal of his life as three worlds collide and three soldiers fight for survival in the final hours of World War One. Teenagers
205 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0141337400
Paperback:Dawn:2014
Author: Edwards, Eve
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: In the midst of the First World War Helen Sanford, a young nurse, has disappeared. Sebastian Trewby is determined to find her so that he can protect her before his flight squadron calls him back for duty. She knows that if he discovers her it could ruin him. Society wants to persecute her for her German heritage and she is threatened at every turn. Her only hope lies with those that love her, and the authorities are closing in. Teenagers
324 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1783440600
Paperback:War girls:2014
Author: Breslin, Theresa
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Short story
Publisher: Andersen Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: 1914: war has broken out across Europe and beyond. Nothing will ever be the same again for those caught up in the conflict. This collection of short stories explores how the First World War changed and shaped the lives of women forever. Teenagers
251 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0141337397
Paperback:Dusk:2013
Author: Edwards, Eve
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: When Helen, a young hard-working nurse, meets aristocratic artist Sebastian, she doesn't expect to even like him, let alone fall in love. But against the troubled backdrop of wartime London, an unlikely but intense romance blossoms. And even the bloody trenches of the Somme, where they are both posted, cannot diminish their feelings for each other. But Helen is concealing a secret and when a terrible crime is committed there are devastating consequences for them both. When lives are being lost, can true love survive? Teenagers
292 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1444011065
Paperback:The foreshadowing:2014:World War One anniversary edition
Author: Sedgwick, Marcus
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Paperback
Edition: World War One anniversary edition
Publisher: Orion Children's Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Set against the backdrop of World War I, this novel is about a girl with a tragic gift - Sasha can see the future - but can she use her power to save her brothers and change their destiny? Teenagers
291 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1781124264
Paperback:Respect:2014
Author: Morgan, Michaela
Illustrator: Donnelly, Karen
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Barrington Stoke
Resource type: Physical
Note: Dyslexic-friendly Previous edition: 2005 This title tells the story of Walter Tull, premier league football player and the first black officer in the Army in the First World War. Teenagers
56 pages, illustrations (black and white), map (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1909489603
Paperback:Valentine Joe:2014
Author: Stevens, Rebecca
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Chicken House
Resource type: Physical
Note: Includes QR code When fifteen-year-old Rose visits Belgium, she can feel the deep scars left there by the Great War. But when she hears the sound of marching late at night, she does not expect to see the ghosts of the past from her window - and one boy in particular. Ages 5 - 12
154 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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Great book even though i read it in 2014 and it is now 2018 i still remember it and it was amazing
03/10/18
Rhiannan Taylor
Staffordshire
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1447263022
Paperback:Captain:2014
Author: Angus, Sam
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Told some years later by the guilt-ridden Jack, a light horseman at Gallipoli in the First World War, this is the story of a little refugee boy affectionately known as Captain, and his donkey, Hey-Ho. At first the small boy and his donkey are mocked by the rest of the cavalry, with their big, powerful horses, but soon they all realize that Captain and Hey-Ho have more spirit and determination than the rest of the troop put together. Ages 5 - 12
245 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0007464703
Paperback:This boy:c2012
Author: Goodhart, Pippa
Author: Sasheva, Iva
Year: c2012
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Collins Educational
Resource type: Physical
Note: Kerry hates her new school. She doesn't think much of the new house either, as it's full of strange noises. While waiting by the old war memorial for her mum to come home, she meets a boy. He seems nice, but very sad about something. And he's dressed a bit oddly too. Teenagers
Title series: Read on
39 p., ill. (chiefly col.) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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014135500X
Paperback:Loyal creatures:2014
Author: Gleitzman, Morris
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: 'Loyal Creatures' is the deeply moving story of war horse Daisy and her 16-year-old owner Will, sent from the Australian outback to the gruelling Middle Eastern campaign of the First World War. Their skill in finding water is vital to their regiment in the desert, but their devotion to each other is what keeps them alive in an overwhelmingly hostile environment. Is their unwavering loyalty enough to determine their destiny? 10+. Ages 5 - 12
159 pages, map (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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140882762X
Paperback:Poppy:2014
Author: Hooper, Mary
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Resource type: Physical
Note: England, 1914. Poppy is fifteen, beautiful and clever, but society has already carved out her destiny. There's no question of her attending the grammar school - it's too expensive and unsuitable for a girl. Instead, Poppy will become a servant at the big house. And she'll 'keep out of trouble'. But Poppy's life is about to be thrown dramatically off course. The first reason is love - with someone forbidden, who could never, ever marry a girl like her. The second reason is war. Nothing could have prepared her for that. Teenagers
270 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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I loved this book! Couldn't put it down. I recommend this book to anyone who loves a saga / love in the trenches. I was shocked at how it ended - Left heartbroken for the main character but also left eager to read the next one in the series Poppy in the field.
12/01/17
AlisonFay
Telford
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