“We have to remember that in the future we will want to keep before our children what this war was really like. It is so easy to forget; and then, for the younger generation, the hardships, the horrors of war, and the sorrow fade somewhat from their consciousness.”—Eleanor Roosevelt
The books in this series are filled with true stories and pictures of life during several U.S. wars. Each book covers a specific war or battle, and contains several references to survivors or heroes during the conflict. Helpful for kids to get an age-appropriate glimpse of what war was really like, and very helpful for those learning about how war has impacted American history and culture. Included are geographical maps and timelines of the war. The very last page has approximately 8 review questions which provoke thought and reflection. Approximately 60 pages per book, pb.
Note: These books contain content about war violence and suffering.