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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2018

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

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...

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2018

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

Weiss, Elaine F.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Potomac Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.373 WEI

Summary: A Scottish soldier is assigned the task of disarming a bomb in a small French town at the close of World War I. The townspeople have deserted the town leaving behind the inmates of the local insane asylum who embrace the soldier as their king.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN KIN

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

O'Keefe, Emily

Contents: Fast facts -- A visit to Bosnia -- The Archduke and the Emporer -- The Black Hand -- The assassination -- The First World War.

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2018

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

Nelson, James Carl.

Summary: A compelling tale of battle rooted in one man's search for his grandfather's legacy, this work follows the members of Company D, 28th Infantry Regiment, United States First Division, from enlistment to combat to the effort to recover their remains, focusing on three major battles during World War I.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.4 NELSON, JOHN NEL

Massie, Robert K.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.4594 MAS

Perry, Anne.

Summary: In the fifth and final entry in Perry's World War I series, the war is drawing to a close. British intelligence officer Matthew Reavley has received word that a high-ranking German defector is willing to identify the Peacemaker, the man who has been undermining Britain's war effort and is responsible for the death of Reavley's parents. As Matthew travels to Ypres, his brother, Joseph, a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M PER

Perry, Anne.

Summary: "After four long years, peace is finally in sight. But chaplain Joseph Reavley and his sister, Judith, an ambulance driver on the Western Front, are more hard pressed than ever. Behind the lines, violence is increasing: Soldiers are abusing German prisoners, a nurse has been raped and murdered, and the sinister ideologue called the Peacemaker now threatens to undermine the peace just as he did...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC PER

Raven, Margot Theis.

Summary: "A stray dog named Rags befriends a U.S. soldier in Paris, France, during WWI. Rags traveled with the troops carrying messages from the front line to the back. His loyalty kept him by his owner's side until Sergeant Donovan died at the base hospital in Chicago"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.4 RAV

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

Guilliatt, Richard

Summary: Documents the story of the secret German ship that was responsible for attacks on Allied vessels and housed prisoners, describing the crew's efforts to survive naval attacks and limited resources.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.45943 GUI

Atwood, Kathryn J.

Summary: Commemorates sixteen lesser-known women of valor who served in World War I, including Allies guide and first-aid teen Emilienne Moreau, Imperial Russian Army peasant Maria Bochkareva, and American journalist Madeleine Zabriskie Doty.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press, Incorporated 2014

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

Hagar, Erin

Summary: Helen wants to contribute to the war effort after the United States goes to war in 1917--so she joins the Women's Land Army of America, an organization that trains women to do farm work, replacing the workers drafted into the army.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAG

Hart, Peter

Summary: One of the most famous battles in history, the WWI Gallipoli campaign began as a bold move by the British to capture Constantinople, but this definitive new history explains that from the initial landings -- which ended with so much blood in the sea it could be seen from airplanes overhead -- to the desperate attacks of early summer and the battle of attrition that followed, it was a tragic...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.426 HAR

Millman, Chad.

Summary: An account of the World War I bombing of Black Tom Island in New York Harbor describes the reticence of the president to prevent the attack, the German government's evasion of responsibility, and the efforts of lawyers to determine accountability.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.4 MIL

Preston, Diana

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Publisher / Publication Date: Walker & Co. 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.45 PRE

Burgan, Michael.

Summary: "Explores various perspectives on espionage in World War I. The reader's choices reveal the historical details"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2015

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Downing, Taylor

Summary: World War I is often viewed as a war fought by armies of millions living and fighting in trenches, aided by brutal machinery that cost the lives of many. But behind all of this an intellectual war was also being fought between engineers, chemists, code-breakers, physicists, doctors, mathematicians, and intelligence gatherers. This hidden war was to make a positive and lasting contribution to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.4 DOW

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,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Childs World Inc 2018

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

Perry, Anne.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Per

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 940.4 WIL

La Motte, Ellen N. (Ellen Newbold)

Summary: During World War One, Ellen La Motte became one of the first American war nurses to volunteer to go to Europe—and she witnessed its horrors firsthand as she worked near the Western front. Her controversial book, which the US banned in 1918, vividly and graphically describes the "backwash of war": the dirty, smelly, lice- and disease-ridden bodies of the wounded French soldiers she cared for....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Conway 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.4 LAM