War, what is it good for? 

From animal stories, to survival, clothing and military tactics, here is where you'll find a starting point for learning more about conflict around the world.

 dogs of war
Dogs of War

by Sheila Keenan

 

Three fictional stories, told in graphic novel format, about soldiers in World War I, World War II, and the Vietnam War who were aided by combat dogs.

 evies war
Evie's War

by Anna Mackenzie

 

Evie is 18 and excited by the prospect of a tour of Europe. Instead she finds herself immersed in war.

fashion women in world war one
Fashion: Women in World War One

 by Lucy Adlington

 

This non-fiction book contains information and illustrations about the clothing women wore during World War One.
the science of soldiers
The Science of Soldiers

by Lucia Raatma

 

This non-fiction book covers many aspects of a soldier's life: what they eat, how they train, and the science behind military tactics.

hope in a ballet show
Hope in a Ballet Shoe

by Michaela and Elaine DePrince

 

Growing up in war-torn Sierra Leone, Michaela DePrince witnesses atrocities that no child ever should. From her beginnings in a country defined by conflict, she learns to face the battles of racism in her new home of America.

on two feet
On Two Feet and Wings

by Abbas Kazerooni

 

Close to his tenth birthday, Abbas has to leave his parents and friends to escape Tehran. The Iran-Iraq War is at its bloodiest. The ayatollahs, the rulers of Iran, have reduced the age of recruitment into the army. If Abbas doesn't leave soon, he will have to go to war.
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