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When the guns fall silent

When the guns fall silent

Riordan, James, 1936-2012, author

Two friends, Jack and Harry, both keen footballers, are sent to fight in the trenches in World War I. The author brings to life the horror for both sides and ends with an account of the football match played in the Christmas truce of 1914

Paperback, Book. English. Teenage Fiction. Young adult fiction. Fiction 13+. General.
Published Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013
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Available at Headquarters, Knox Academy and Muss Grammar.

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    1067108 Fiction /RIO Accelerated Reader Overdue (was due back 23rd October 2019)


Statement of responsibility: James Riordan
ISBN: 0192735705, 9780192735706
Intended audience: Adolescent.
Note: Originally published: 2000.
Physical Description: 156 pages : illustration (black and white), map (black and white) ; 20 cm
Subject: AR5; ARUY; AR5.8; World War, 1914-1918 Armistices Fiction.; Accelerated Reader