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By Boyne, John
A young orphan ends up living in Hitler's home during WWII --
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By Boyne, John; Read by Maloney, Michael
Berlin 1942. When Bruno returns home from school one day, he discovers that his belongings are being packed in crates and his family is being moved to a desolate new place with a fence as far as he can see. Unabridged. 4 CDs.
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By Almond, David; Boyne, John; Chevalier, Tracy; Dubosarsky, Ursula; Fombelle, Timothee De
In a powerful collection, eleven internationally acclaimed fiction writers draw on personal objects to bring the First World War to life for readers of all ages.A toy soldier. A butter dish. A compass. Mundane objects, perhaps, but to the remarkable authors in this collection, ar...tifacts such as these have inspired stories that go to the heart of the human experience of World War I. Each author was invited to choose an object that had a connection to the war a writing kit for David Almond, a helmet for Michael Morpurgo and use it as the inspiration for an original short story. What results is an extraordinary collection, illustrated throughout by the award-winning Jim Kay and featuring photographs of the objects with accounts of their history and the authors' reasons for selecting them. A blend of fiction and real-life events, this unique anthology provides young readers with a personal window into the Great War and the people affected by it, and serves as an invaulable resource for families and teachers alike.Read more
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