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The Resource The button war : a tale of the Great War, Avi

The button war : a tale of the Great War, Avi

Label
The button war : a tale of the Great War
Title
The button war
Title remainder
a tale of the Great War
Statement of responsibility
Avi
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Patryk and Jurek are as much friends as rivals in the small Russian-occupied Polish village where they live. When, in August 1914, Patryk finds an old button on the forest floor, Jurek becomes wildly jealous. Not long after, World War I comes to Poland, bringing one invading army after another to the village. Jurek devises an exciting dare among the seven boys in their pack: whoever steals the best military button will be Button King. The boys agree. The contest is on. The competition escalates from stealing uniform buttons on a wash line to looting the bodies of dead soldiers to setting up an ambush. Leading the charge is Jurek, who will do anything to be Button King. It's only Patryk who tries to stop Jurek's increasingly dangerous game before it leads to deadly consequences
Cataloging source
TOH
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1937-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Avi
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Middle School
LC call number
PZ7.A953
LC item number
Bu 2018
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Boys
  • Competition (Psychology)
  • Buttons
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Boys
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / Military & Wars
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Boys & Men
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / Europe
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Boys
  • Competition (Psychology)
  • Buttons
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Boys
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The button war : a tale of the Great War, Avi
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Young people collection
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1017924995
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
229 pages
Isbn
9780763690533
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1017924995
  • (Sirsi) a2033916
Label
The button war : a tale of the Great War, Avi
Publication
Copyright
Note
Young people collection
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1017924995
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
229 pages
Isbn
9780763690533
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1017924995
  • (Sirsi) a2033916

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