Off to war: voices of soldiers' children

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Publisher:
Groundwood Books,
Pub. Date:
c2008.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 5.4 - AR Pts: 7
Lexile measure:
830L
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Society of School Librarians International Honor Book

Deborah Ellis has been widely praised for her gripping books portraying the plight of children in war-torn countries. Now she turns her attention closer to home, to the children whose parents are soldiers fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq.

In frank and revealing interviews, they talk about how this experience has marked and shaped their lives.The children, who range in age from 7 to 17, come from all over North America. They were interviewed on military bases, in the streets, in their homes and over the phone. The strength of Off to War is that the children are left to speak for themselves, with little editorial interference beyond a brief introduction.

Includes a glossary, a list of organizations and websites and suggestions for further reading.

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ISBN:
9780888998941
9780888998958
Reading Level:
MG
Level 5.4, 7 Points
Lexile measure:
830L
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Last Grouping Update 2019-09-30 06:12:02AM
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