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  • Top of the town

    03/23/17 ,via Lewistown Sentinel

    April 8 –A lecture, “The Boal Troop in World War One,” will be presented at 1:30 p.m. In 1916, a privately raised militia from Centre County joined up with the National Guard of Pennsylvania to fight “Over There.” Local historian Philip Sauerlender

  • Library hits busy season with many programs and events

    03/23/17 ,via Springfield News-Leader

    Local History and Genealogy Department staff will give five sessions: 9-10 a.m. Researching Your German Ancestors; 10:15-11:30 a.m. Tracing Your World War I Ancestor; 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tracking Ancestors Using Google Earth; 2-3 p.m. Finding Female

  • Violence, corruption threaten Afghan progress in getting kids to school

    03/23/17 ,via AsiaOne

    KABUL/KANDAHAR - Afghanistan's progress in educating its children is under threat, as growing insecurity and corruption shut more schools and reduced international funding undermines a system struggling to cope. Rising school attendance, up from fewer 

  • '6 years old and that's all they know': Syria's children of war

    03/15/17 ,via CTV News

    The contrasts between the fears of the Syrian children and the other children are striking, says Christine Latif. She's the northern Syria Response Manager for World Vision. Latif manages a team in Gaziantep, Turkey, nearly 50 kilometres from the

  • The fans that shame England: Footage shows moment minority taunted German rivals over bombing planes while the ...

    03/23/17 ,via Daily Mail

    A small section of England's travelling support in Dortmund appeared to mock their hosts by making aeroplane gestures in reference to World War Two. Fans in the away section of Signal Iduna Park were seen mimicking a plane by moving their hands while 

Kobo U.S America in World War I: A History Just for Kids!
United States

This handbook is going to teach you more about one of the most important period of human history: it was a time a huge part of the human race was actively working to support this war, either fighting in it, helping the soldiers, of keeping the country running until the soldiers came home. Ask...

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20th Century

Have you heard much about the Vietnam War? Do you know someone who fought in it? In this book, we will take a closer look at this war that got the whole world's attention. We will find why there was so much confusion and even disagreement among the troops fighting in the war. We will look at what...

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20th Century

Invoking the same spirit that fueled the Marshall Plan to rebuild Europe, author William Lambers calls for a global school lunch program to fight child hunger. 300 million children suffer from hunger worldwide. School lunch programs fight child hunger and also boost school attendance and...

Kobo U.S World of Reading Star Wars: Finn & Poe Team Up!

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Read along with Star Wars and meet Ezra! One day on the planet Lothal, a TIE fighter crashes near Ezra Bridger's home. He of course wants to investigate! But the pilot doesn't want anything to do with Ezra so instead Ezra decides to teach him a lesson. Follow along with word-for-word narration...



  • World War I for Kids

    Chicago Review Press. 2014. ISBN: 9781613745564,1613745567. 192 pages.

    One hundred years after the start of the “Great War,” World War I for Kids provides an intriguing and comprehensive look at this defining conflict that involved all of the world’s superpowers. Why and how did the war come about? What was daily life like for soldiers in the trenches? What roles did zeppelins, barbed wire, and the passenger ship Lusitania play in the war? Who were Kaiser Wilhelm, the Red Baron, and Edith Cavell? Young history buffs will learn the answers these questions and...

  • World War II for Kids

    Chicago Review Press. 2005. ISBN: 9781613740279,1613740271. 176 pages.

    Now more than ever, kids want to know about our country's great struggles during World War II. This book is packed with information that kids will find fascinating, from Hitler's rise to power in 1933 to the surrender of the Japanese in 1945. Much more than an ordinary history book, it is filled with excerpts from actual wartime letters written to and by American and German troops, personal anecdotes from people who lived through the war in the United States, Germany, Britain, Russia,...

  • The Story of the First World War for Children

    2017. ISBN: 1783120215,9781783120215. 72 pages.

    The First World War was the world's first 'total war'. Although large-scale wars like the Napoleonic wars had ranged across many territories, the scale of the First World War was unprecedented. It was also the first war between modern, industrialised nations and mechanised warfare saw new and terrifying weapons deployed for the first time, including airplanes, tanks, zeppelins, giant warships and poison gas. Now, on the verge of the centenary of the start of the First World War, this...

  • Everything World War I

    National Geographic Children's Books. 2014. ISBN: 1426317158,9781426317156. 64 pages.

    A one hundredth anniversary tribute introduces World War I's key events, major battles, and most prominent players, incorporating informative photography, maps, and an interactive glossary.

  • The Great War for Civilisation

    Vintage. 2007. ISBN: 9780307428714,0307428710. 1136 pages.

    A sweeping and dramatic history of the last half century of conflict in the Middle East from an award-winning journalist who has covered the region for over forty years, The Great War for Civilisation unflinchingly chronicles the tragedy of the region from the Algerian Civil War to the Iranian Revolution; from the American hostage crisis in Beirut to the Iran-Iraq War; from the 1991 Gulf War to the American invasion of Iraq in 2003. A book of searing drama as well as lucid, incisive analysis,...

World War 1 Facts For Kids | Fascinating Facts about WW I
World War 1 Facts For Kids | Fascinating Facts about WW I
World War 1 Facts For Kids | Fascinating Facts about WWI
World War 1 Facts For Kids | Fascinating Facts about WWI

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