My Brother's War by David Hill
My Brother's War is award-winning children's author David Hill's compelling novel about the First World War. It sets brother against brother in a clash of ideals that lead both to the battlefields of France to face the test of their lives.
Poppy is young, beautiful and clever – and working as a parlourmaid in the de Vere family's country house. Society, it seems, has already carved out her destiny.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. As the lists of the dead and wounded grow longer, Poppy must do whatever she can to help the injured soldiers, knowing all the while that her own…
Loyal Creatures by Morris Gleitzman
They were loyal creatures, the men and horses of the Australian Light Horse, but war doesn't always pay heed to loyalty. This is the powerful story of a 16-year-old volunteer and his horse in World War One and the journey towards his own kind of bravery.
Jim's Letters by Glyn Harper
This award-winning picture book tells the moving story of two brothers separated by the First World War. It is based on the thousands of letters sent by and to Anzac soldiers fighting at Gallipoli.
The Donkey Who Carried the Wounded (Animal Stars, #4) by Jackie French
The famous story of Simpson and his donkey - a true Anzac legend Most Australians know of Simpson and his donkey, who became heroes at Gallipoli, even among the Turkish forces. Few know where the donkey came from, or what happened to him after World War I. Or that another man carried on rescuing the wounded with the donkey after Simpson died. This is the story of a small unassuming donkey. It's also the story of Gallipoli, of Jack Simpson, and New Zealander stretcher-bearer Richard…
Nice Day For A War by Chris Slane and Matt Elliott. Cyril Elliott was a boy when he enlisted to fight in World War 1, lured by the idea of exciting travel and adventure. What he found was quite different. But misery and terror were made easier by Kiwi humour, mates, and writing a diary.
The Store - Red Poppy + CD - Book - The Store
Shop at The Scholastic Store for the best books for children, educational resources for kids, crafts for kids, teachings resources and more. All purchases earn Scholastic Rewards for your nominated school. The Store, The Store, RED POPPY PB, Five minutes...Two minutes....Young soldier Jim McLeod waits in the trenches of World War I for the order to attack the enemy. With him are his friends and Nipper, the messenger dog. When they charge across no-man’s land Jim is shot ... and finds…
Listen to the Moon by Michael Morpurgo, O.B.E. - Hardcover | HarperCollins
The stunning novel set during World War One from Michael Morpurgo, the nation’s favourite storyteller and multi-million copy bestseller.May, 1915.Alfie and...
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