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    When the Guns Fall Silent (Paperback) By (author) James Riordan

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    DescriptionJack, standing among the war graves, sees a face he recognizes. Suddenly, it's 1914 again and he's a young lad back in the trenches. Visions of killing and misery come to him with horrible clarity. But then Jack remembers too the incredible moment when the guns fell silent for a short time, and fighting gave way to football on the frozen ground of No-Man's-Land. This amazing story, based on true facts from the First World War, will transport readers back to the war fields of France and show that even in times of conflict and extreme sadness, there is always hope.


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    Title
    When the Guns Fall Silent
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) James Riordan
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 176
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 192 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 120 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780192735706
    ISBN 10: 0192735705
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: ADV
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y2.2
    BIC subject category V2: YFT
    BIC E4L: F11+
    BISAC V2.8: JUV001000
    BIC subject category V2: YFC
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 22500
    BIC children’s book marketing category: E3N79
    Libri: ENGM3000, ENGL2030, KIND1415, ENGL3095
    BISAC V2.8: JUV016000
    Libri: ERST3000, WELT1024, WELT2600
    DC23: 823.914
    Thema V1.0: YFT, YFC
    Edition statement
    Reissue
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press
    Publication date
    07 November 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Review quote
    'This is a necessary, powerful, outspoken but ultimately healing book, something all young people born into more fortunate generations should read.' The School Librarian 'A moving story which fully captures the horrors of war. One of the best children's or teen books to tackle a difficult topic.' The Bookbag This is a moving account of the reality of war and the terrible personal cost to a 17-year old recruit. Pat Walsh, Historical Novel Review James Riordan was one of our most powerful writers of war stories... All secondary schools should take the opportunity to re-stock this important title. Kathryn Tyson, The School Librarian Magazine This is compelling, revealing reading. Caroline Franklin, Newbury Weekly News Beautifully written by an accomplished storyteller... Paul Dowswell, Carousel: The Guide to Children's Books