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ITEM# 3279135
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    Michael Morpurgo, former Children's Laureate of Britain, is the author of War Horse, called ?Superb" by the New York Times Book Review, and now a major motion picture. His other prize-winning books include Kensuke's Kingdom, Private Peaceful, and The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips. Michael lives in Devon, England, with his wife, Clare. Together, they founded the charity Farms for City Children, which gives children from urban areas an opportunity to spend a week working on a farm in the countryside. You can find out more about him and his books at michaelmorpurgo.org.
    From the Children's Laureate of England, a stunning novel of the First World War, a boy who is on its front lines, and a childhood remembered. Includes After Words bonus features.

    As the enemy lurks in the darkness, Thomas struggles to stay awake through the night. He has lived through the terror of gas attacks and watched friends die by his side. But in the morning, Thomas will be forced to confront an even greater horror.
    As the minutes tick by, Thomas remembers his childhood spent deep in the countryside with his mother, his brothers, and Molly, the love of his life. But each minute that passes brings Thomas closer to something he can't bear to to think about--the moment when the war and its horrific consequences will change his life forever.

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    ISBN 9780439636537
    Format Paperback
    Pages 202
    Publisher Date 2006-04-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Scholastic Paperbacks
    Copyright Year 2003
    Height 6.75 in
    Wdth 4.25 in
    Thickness 0.5 in
    Unit weight 0.25 lb
    Language English
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience Young adult
    Authors Morpurgo, Michael
    Dimensions 9.0x6.0x0.0
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