11 November 2017

11 Books About World War I

Although Americans now call November 11 Veterans Day, it was originally Armistice Day. The day that ended the Great War on the 11th day of the 11th month at the 11th hour.

Women Heroes of World War I: 16 Remarkable Resisters, Soldiers, Spies, and Medics
written by Kathryn J. Atwood

I Don't Know How the Story Ends
written by J.B. Cheaney

Crossing Stones
written by Helen Frost

Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear
written by Lindsey Mattick, illustrated by Sophie Blackall

Fly, Cher Ami, Fly! The Pigeon Who Saved the Lost Battalion
written by Robert Burleigh, illustrated by Robert MacKenzie

The Great War: Stories Inspired by the Items from the First World War
written by various authors, illustrated by Jim Kay

Hattie Big Sky
written by Kirby Larson

In the Shadow of Blackbirds
written by Cat Winters

Jenny: The Airplane That Taught America to Fly
written and illustrated by David Weitzman

Knit Your Bit: A World War I Story
written by Deborah Hopkinson, illustrated by Steven Guarnaccia

Midnight
written by Mark Greenwood, illustrated by Frané Lessac

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