Truce: The Day the Soldiers Stopped Fighting

By Jim Murphy
Publisher Scholastic Imprint Scholastic ISBN


Awards and Honors 2010 NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children, Recommended Book; 2010 ALA Notable Children’s Books, Older Readers; ALA Best Books for Young Adults 2010; NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2010, World History & Culture; IRA Notable Books for a Global Society 2010; <i>Booklist</i> The Best of Editors’ Choice 2009; <i>Bulletin</i> Blue Ribbons 2009, Nonfiction; YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Nomination, 2010

Truce: The Day the Soldiers Stopped Fighting

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On December 25, 1914, a Christmas miracle occurred all along the Western Front: "[P]eace . . . won the day as hundreds of thousands of soldiers simply decided, despite direct orders to the contrary, that they weren't going to fight." Battle plans. Drawings. Maps. Black-and-white photographs. A 2010 ALA Notable Children's Book.
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