Truce : the day the soldiers stopped fighting
Source:Scholastic Press, New York, p.116 (2009)
Call Number:Cubb Curr D530 .M87 2009
Keywords:1914--Juvenile literature, 1914-1918--Armistices--Juvenile literature, 1914-1918--Campaigns--Western Front--Juvenile literature, American Library Association Best Books for YA 2010, American Library Association Notable Children's Bk 01/2010, Booklist Editor's Choice/Books for Youth 2009, Christmas Truce, Christmas Truce, 1914, School Library Journal Best Books 2009, World War, World War, 1914-1918--Armistices, World War, 1914-1918--Campaigns--Western Front
Contents: Those stupid kings and emperors -- Things were beginning to look unpleasant -- All attacks are to be pushed to the extreme -- There is no longer any sense in this business -- It was a sight one will never see again -- The lull is finished -- Epilogue.; Summary: Describes the Christmas truce that occurred along Western Front trenches in 1914 and features quotations from young men on both sides, a timeline, and additional source material.
Lexile 1160; ages 10-18; informational