The Harlem Hellfighters: When Pride Met Courage

The Harlem Hellfighters: When Pride Met CourageThe Harlem Hellfighters: When Pride Met Courage by Walter Dean Myers, Bill Miles
ISBN: 0060011386
Published by Amistad on July 22nd 2014
Genres: African American Studies, Military, United States, Youth-accessible
Pages: 160

Len's Summary: An unusual and well crafted book on WWI directed at juvenile readers nine to 12 years old. A good gift for your grandchildren.

National Geographic Kids Everything World War I: Dig in With Thrilling Photos and Fascinating Facts

National Geographic Kids Everything World War I: Dig in With Thrilling Photos and Fascinating FactsNational Geographic Kids Everything World War I: Dig in With Thrilling Photos and Fascinating Facts by Karen Latchana Kenney
ISBN: 1426317158
Published by National Geographic Society on September 9th 2014
Genres: Military, Young Adult, Youth-accessible
Pages: 64

Len's Summary: The perfect gift for young readers eight to 13; edited by a winner of our Tomlinson Book Prize. Heavily illustrated with period photos and color drawings. Four stars.

Voices from the Great War

Voices from the Great WarVoices from the Great War by Peter Vansittart
ISBN: 0531098117
Published by Franklin Watts on January 1st 1984
Genres: World War I, Diplomacy and Politics, Personal Accounts, Youth-accessible
Pages: 303

Len's Summary: Tells the story of the war with an eclectic compilation of literary and political quotes, headlines, and statistics.

The Penguin Book of First World War Poetry: Revised Edition

The Penguin Book of First World War Poetry: Revised EditionThe Penguin Book of First World War Poetry: Revised Edition by Jon Silkin, Various
ISBN: 0141180099
Published by Penguin Classics on May 1st 1997
Genres: World War I, Personal Accounts, Youth-accessible, Poetry
Pages: 320

Len's Summary: An extensive anthology containing the works of numerous poets of most combatant nations.

Goshawk Squadron

Goshawk SquadronGoshawk Squadron by Derek Robinson
ISBN: 0786715952
Published by Da Capo Press on October 13th 2005
Genres: World War I, Novel, Aviation, Youth-accessible
Pages: 288

Len's Summary: Exciting, myth-debunking aviation novel. // Novel by the author of Piece of Cake, published in 1971 and shortlisted for a Booker Prize. The cynical and often hilarious story of the misfortunes of an imaginary RAF pursuit squadron on the Western Front in 1918. A sort of WWI Catch 22.

The First Day on the Somme

The First Day on the SommeThe First Day on the Somme by Martin Middlebrook
ISBN: 1844154653
Published by Pen & Sword Books on March 1st 2003
Genres: World War I, Diplomacy and Politics, Personal Memoirs
Pages: 365

Len's Summary: Ground-breaking work that shows the human tragedy of the disastrous attack of the British Army on July 1, 1916.

Over There

Over ThereOver There: The Story of America's First Great Overseas Crusade by Frank Freidel
ISBN: 007557036X
Published by McGraw-Hill Companies on December 1st 1990
Genres: World War I, Battle History, Personal Memoirs, Illustrated, Youth-accessible
Pages: 244

Len's Summary: Story of the American military effort told sympathetically, with gusto; uses many firsthand accounts.

AMERICAN HERITAGE HISTORY OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR

AMERICAN HERITAGE HISTORY OF THE FIRST WORLD WARAmerican Heritage History of World War I by S.L.A. Marshall
ISBN: 9781612308067
Published by New Word City on September 5th 2014
Genres: World War I, Battle History, Diplomacy and Politics, Illustrated, Maps, Youth-accessible
Pages: 705

Len's Summary: A comprehensive history that’s well illustrated and contains helpful maps plus commentary by a distinguished historian; good for starting.