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Don't You Know There's a War On?

3.50  ·  Rating Details  ·  18 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
"Seen through the eyes of a young boy, these [are] strikingly faithful memories of the home front during World War II....The boy wants to help win the war; he collects tin foil and tin cans, buys war stamps, and plants a victory garden....But anxious times to come, too. His father goes into the army, and the boy misses him terribly....Stevenson is adept at presenting the u ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published October 23rd 1992 by Greenwillow Books
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Falan Miller
"Don't you know theres a war going on", is about a little boy who's dad and brother went off to go fight WWII. He wants to help win the want so he does everything he can. The imagery in this book was very plain.

This book is not one of my favorites and it does not have a very interesting story line. I just got bored with it and feel like a classroom of restless kids would lose focus very fast.

This book could be used as a teaching prompt for WWII. I think it should be used for an older elementary
Sep 14, 2007 Melody rated it really liked it
Lyrical, nostalgic kidlit. A small boy's view from the United States during World War 2. Stevenson's voice is authentic, and the illustrations are first-rate.
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Feb 19, 2013 Fernando Morales rated it really liked it
This book was a serious trip. It's kinda weird for someone my age to image the feeling back in WWII.
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