Kate Furnivall Simon & Schuster ISBN 9781471172281 Date of publication October 2018 Age 12+ (General) RRP $39.99 Reviewer Barbara Hoodless A gripping story of love, hate, forgiveness and moving forward in the aftermath of war. Advertisements
Vicki Bennett John Flitcroft Boolarong Press ISBN 9781925046816 RRP $19.99 Age 6+ Date of publication 2015 Reviewer Megan Stuart This book shows how huge events (such as war) and small events (such as a collection of 2 pennies) can impact on and later even enrich lives around the world. It also tells us about the life of a good man Henry George McGregor (known as George).
Categories: Austrlalian, Boolarong Press, Children's Books, Illustrated, Memoir, Military, Miscellaneous, Reviewer - Megan Stuart, Special Topic Books (For Children), War, War stories • Tags: Reviewer - Megan Stuart, truth
Jimmy Thomson and Sandy MacGregor Allen and Unwin ISBN: 9781760113544 Publication Date: 29th July 2015 RRP: $29.99 This is the powerful story of the Army engineers in Afghanistan – the sappers – and the war against the Taliban. They are the soldiers who are everywhere, and who do everything, from building schools to assisting the disadvantaged local Afghan people in rebuilding their lives as war wreaks damage on their country. Starting with a history that describes the best it can […]
Allayne L. Webster Omnibus Books ISBN: 9781742990699 RRP: $16.99 Genre: War stories Age: 12 + Date of Publication: September 2014 Reviewer: Donna Clark How resourceful would you become if war had broken out in your country and you had no running water, electricity and food was in short supply? Paper Planes by Allyayne L. Webster is a story about a family in Sarajevo whose lives will never be the same again. The story is through the eyes of eleven year […]
Sophie Masson Scholastic Australia ISBN: 9781743622476 RRP: $16,99 Age: 12+ Keywords: Historical, War, Family Published: August, 2014 Reviewer: Donna Clark June 1914: Louis and his family are enjoying their European summer in a small town near Sarajevo. Theirs is an affluent family where their father is an international diplomat and they enjoy socialising with different nationalities through this family connection. Louis in fact wants to be a photographer and his brother Thomas dreams of being a reporter. Upon witnessing the […]