Candlewick Press (MA), Hardcover, 9780763635329, 48pp.
Publication Date: November 2007
Marcia Williams captures the Great War through a child’s eyes with a fascinating fictional scrapbook including real mementos of the day.
Meet ten-year-old Archie, his family, and best friend in a scrapbook Archie has made himself, full of comic strips and plenty of other memorabilia. The year is 1914, and as the Great War begins, Archie’s scrapbook reflects the war’s impact on his life and on those who write back from the front. Marcia Williams retains her humor and energy as she employs a new collage style to present an intimate and compelling view of the First World War and its era.
Belle Yang is the author of the popular illustrated books Hannah Is My Name, The Odyssey of a Manchurian, and Baba: A Return to China Upon My Father s Shoulders. She lives in Carmel, California.
Marcia Williams born and raised in San Francisco, California and attended San Francisco State with a major in Business. At 22 years of age, she married Al Williams, a wonderful man. They grew up together and have been married for 31 years. In 2006, with a passion for nutrition and health maintenance. Marcia returned to Sacramento City College to obtain the knowledge and skills needed to be a Certified Nutrition Coach. She now teaches wellness as it relates to replenishing cells and helps women gain knowledge of hormonal changes as they transition into their "Second Spring" of life.