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The button war : a tale of the Great War / Avi.

Avi, 1937- author. (Author). Ropp, Will, narrator. (Added Author). Brilliance Audio. (Added Author). Recorded Books, Inc. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fosston Public Library CD TALKING BOOK J AVI (Text) 33500012996401 Main Checked out 09/30/2019
Hawley Public Library CD TALKING BOOK J AVI (Text) 33500012996419 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781543687149
  • ISBN: 1543687148
  • ISBN: 9781543687163
  • ISBN: 1543687164
  • Physical Description: 4 audio discs (4 hr., 44 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Grand Haven, Mich. : Brilliance Audio, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note: In container (17 cm.).
Compact disc.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrated by Will Ropp.
Summary, etc.: Twelve-year-old Patryk knows little of the world beyond his tiny Polish village; the Russians have occupied the land for as long as anyone can remember, but otherwise life is unremarkable. Patryk and his friends entertain themselves by coming up with dares - some more harmful than others - until the Germans drop a bomb on the schoolhouse and the Great War comes crashing inches As control of the village falls from one nation to another, Jurek, the ringleader of these friends, devises the best dare yet: whichever boy steals the finest military button will be king. But as sneaking buttons from uniforms hanging to dry progresses to looting the bodies of dead soldiers - and as Jurek's obsession with being king escalates - Patryk begins to wonder whether their "button war" is still just a game. When devastation reaches their doorstep, the lines between the button war and the real war blur, especially for the increasingly callous Jurek.
Target Audience Note: 7 years and up.
Subject: World War (1914-1918)
World War, 1914-1918 > Juvenile fiction.
Boys > Juvenile fiction.
Competition (Psychology) > Juvenile fiction.
Buttons > Juvenile fiction.
Historical fiction.
World War, 1914-1918 > Poland > Juvenile fiction.
Boys > Poland > Juvenile fiction.
Competition (Psychology)
Historical fiction.
Genre: Children's audiobooks.
Children's audiobooks.
Juvenile works.

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