Stories of Children and War
Laurel Leaf Library, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780440237655, 166pp.
Publication Date: November 11, 2003
Critically acclaimed author Jennifer Armstrong brings together 12 powerful voices in young people's literature to explore the realities of war from a child's perspective. The settings vary widely the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, an attempted coup in Venezuela, the American Civil War, crisis in the Middle East but the effects are largely the same. In war, no life is ever left untouched. In war, lives are shattered.
"From the Hardcover edition.
This collection, written by 12 noted young adult authors, examines all
of war’s implications for young people—from those caught in
the line of fire to the children of veterans of wars long past.
From the Hardcover Library Binding edition.