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215 results found for "A Boy At War" books

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book by Harry Mazer (view book)
This book gives an interesting perspective on Pearl Harbor, which made it good. ...read more
Genres: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Juvenile Fiction
Ages: 12 and up
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by Harry Mazer
December 7, 1941: A morning like any other, but the events of this day would leave no one untouched. For Adam, living near Honolulu, this Sunday morning is one he has been looking forward to -- fishing with friends, away from the ever-watchful eyes ...read more
Genres: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Juvenile Fiction
Ages: 12 and up
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book by Avi (view book)
Avi presents an interesting and humorous fiction story set during a very tense period of American history.  I thought he does a very nice job of portraying the lonliness of a boy, Howie, who's father is away at war, while the boy involves ...read more
Genres: Historical Fiction
Ages: 12 and up
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book by Jean Flahive (view book)
I thought Billy Boy was a great story. Billy's inability to learn offers him a chance to befriend Elijah, since he doesn't understand why blacks and whites are different. The two of them are both well-rounded characters. The way the author ...read more
Genres: Fiction, Historical Fiction
Ages: 12 and up
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book by G. Clifton Wisler (view book)
I found The Drummer Boy of Vicksburg to be a younger version of The Red Badge of Courage.  This story has a lot of history about the Battle of Vicksburg is woven into the plot.   I felt that the author aslo did a very good job presenting ...read more
Genres: Historical Fiction
Ages: 12 and up
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book by Rich Wallace (view book)
I thought that this book was a quick, easy read. I would probably recommend this book to someone younger than I. I liked the topic because you don't hear very much about Woodstock. I also thought that all the stuff about the best friend and ...read more
Genres: Historical Fiction
Ages: 12 and up
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book by Angus Lorenzen (view book)
This book was well written and interesting. The author makes you feel a connection to the characters that pulls you in. Throughtout the book, you wonder what will happen next and you hope that the characters make it out of everything okay. There are ...read more
Genres: Biography, Historical Nonfiction
Ages: 12 and up
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book by Jinx Julian Olson (view book)
Aside from a few editing errors, I believe this book is well put together. The writing is good grammatically and the story is interesting and keeps the reader wanting to read and learn more. The books theme of wandering and exile might make the ...read more
Genres: Educational, Historical Fiction
Ages: 8 - 12
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book by Orson Scott Card (view book)
This book is a decent, but not nearly as good as Card's other Ender novels. To read this book, you need to have read at least Ender's Game, the first book in the Ender series. Otherwise, none of the characters or the settings will make sense. ...read more
Genres: Fiction, Science Fiction
Ages: 12 and up
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book by John Seven (view book)
I thought this was a great book; I was always on the edge of my seat. I liked this book because it gave me a new perspective on history and alchemy. This book also gave me a chance to see what could happen if we could invent time travel. The book ...read more
Genres: Adventure, Mystery
Ages: 8 - 12

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