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Firme, Tom

Summary: "Learn about the history of World War I (1914-1918) in this volume of History Summarized. Each volume in this series concisely surveys a major historical event or interrelated series of events or a major cultural, economic, political, or social movement." -- Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.4 FIR

Grant, R. G.

Summary: Discusses the events that led to World War I.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent Books 2005

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.322 Grant

Osborne, Linda Barrett

Summary: An introduction to the United States involvement in the First World War explores the events that created changes at home and overseas that drove the United States to join the fight.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.3 OSB

Henzel, Cynthia Kennedy

Summary: Details the major battles on the western front as well as the dynamics of trench warfare from the perspectives of those involved. Additional features include a bullet-point summary of the events, compelling narrative descriptions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, questions to spark critical thinking, sources to guide further research, historical photographs, informative...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.4 HEN

Sherman, Jill

Summary: Details the trials and successes of the Harlem Hellfighters, the most famous black regiment in World War I, from the perspectives of those involved. Additional features include a bullet-point summary of the events, compelling narrative descriptions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, questions to spark critical thinking, sources to guide further research, historical...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.54 SHE

McCollum, Sean

Summary: World War I was a brutal war that left more than 9 million dead. Millions more were wounded and lost their homes. The two sides the Allied Powers and Central Powers cut secret deals to get countries to join their side. They unleashed secret weapons, employed spies, and relied on the element of surprise itself to wage terrible battles. Secrets of World War I reveals little-known stories of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.4 MCC

Rebman, Nick

Summary: Details the Paris Peace Conference, the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, and its aftereffects on Germany from the perspectives of those involved. Additional features include a bullet-point summary of the events, compelling narrative descriptions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, questions to spark critical thinking, sources to guide further research, historical...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.3 REB

Hale, Nathan

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "World War I set the tone for the 20th century and introduced a new type of warfare: global, mechanical, and brutal. Nathan Hale has gathered some of the most fascinating true-life tales from the war and given them his inimitable Hazardous Tales twist. Easy to understand, funny, informative, and lively, this series is the best way to be introduced to some of the most well-known battles (and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J GRAPHIC HAL

Ford, Jeanne Marie

Summary: Details the ways in which women contributed to the war effort, including their roles as doctors, nurses, factory workers, soldiers, and more. Additional features include a bullet-point summary of the events, compelling narrative descriptions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, questions to spark critical thinking, sources to guide further research, historical photographs,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Childs World Inc 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.3 FOR

Rasmussen, R. Kent.

Summary: Explores the defining conflict that involved all the world's superpowers--including how it began, what a soldier's daily life was like, the role of zeppelins, key figures, and how it ended--and features hands-on activities that illuminate both the war and the times.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.4 RAS

Swain, Gwenyth

Summary: Describes World War I, using the reader's choices to reveal historical details from the perspectives of a Belgian resistance fighter, a British soldier, and an American Field Service volunteer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.3 SWA

Gregory, Josh.

Summary: Describes the history, battles, and major players of the first world war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.3 GRE

Adams, Simon

Summary: An up-close look at World War I examines life in the trenches and the devastation of Europe by the Great War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2007

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Brocklehurst, Ruth.

Summary: An overview of World War I discusses the reasons behind the conflict, its effect on countries all over the world, the major battles fought, and the aftermath.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Usborne Pub. 2007

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Dowswell, Paul.

Summary: The two world wars of 1914-1918 and 1939-1945 cast a malevolent shadow over the entire 20th Century. This book takes you through the story of both conflicts, from the soldiers' terrifying experiences of the trenches in the First War, to the huge battles and bombing of cities in the second. Stunningly illustrated with dramatic contemporary photographs, paintings, posters and maps, this is an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Usborne 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: Y 940.3 World

Adams, Simon

Summary: Provides an eyewitness account of the war that devastated Europe, from the assassination of an archduke to the killing fields of France. New Look! Relaunched with new jackets and 8 pages of new text! Here is an original and exciting guide to the grim challenge of life or death on the Western Front. Devastating first-hand reports and contemporary photographs of the battles that slaughtered...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2004

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 940.3 ADA

Freedman, Russell.

Contents: Murder in Sarajevo -- Armed to the teeth -- To Berlin! To Paris! -- "The most terrible August in the history of the world" -- Stalemate -- The technology of death and destruction -- Life and death in the trenches -- Over the top -- The Battle of Verdun -- The Battle of the Somme -- The war at sea -- Mutiny, revolution, and the collapse of armies -- "Lafayette, we are here!" America joins the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 940.3 FRE

Dowswell, Paul

Summary: The First World War destroyed 21 million lives. It conjures up images of barbed wire, muddy trenches, blasted tree trunks and shell-pocked battlefields. This book asks what caused it, what it was like to fight, and why it is still remembered with horror a hundred years after it began.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDC Publishing 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.3 DOW

Adams, Simon

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley 2001

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.3 ADA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.3 ROS

Pratt, Mary K.

Summary: Examines the historical and cultural events preceding and following the First World War, along with the social implications and technological and strategic advances of the time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.3 PRA

Barber, Nicola.

Summary: Explores the history of World War I, including the important players, battles, and consequences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.3 BAR

Freedman, Russell.

Summary: "Examines World War I, the first global war in which modern weapons inflicted mass slaughter and an estimated 20 million people were killed."--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.3 FRE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.3 Freedman 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 940.3 FRE

Rabjohn, R. H. (Russell Hughes)

Summary: Presents the sketchbook and diary entries of a Canadian World War I soldier who depicted the death and destruction of the war that affected both soldiers and civilian populations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 940.4 WIL

Murphy, Jim

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2009

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