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11 edition of Winnie"s war found in the catalog.

Winnie"s war

by Jenny Jackson Moss

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Walker & Co., Distributed to the trade by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Influenza -- Fiction,
  • Epidemics -- Fiction,
  • Family life -- Texas -- Fiction,
  • Texas -- History -- 1865-1950 -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Living in the shadow of a Texas cemetery, twelve-year-old Winnie Grace struggles to keep the Spanish influenza of 1918 from touching her family--her coffin-building father, her troubled mother, and her two baby sisters.

    Edition Notes

    StatementJenny Moss.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.M8533 Wi 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16989621M
    ISBN 100802798195
    ISBN 109780802798190
    LC Control Number2008023233
    OCLC/WorldCa234260070

    'Winnie's Great War' is the story of the orphaned black bear cub who became the most famous bear in history. Sold for $ by the trapper who killed her mother, Winnie becomes mascot to the Winnipeg veterinary corps. It is responsible for cavalry horses on the battle fields of France. Lieutenant Harry Colebourn has a deep affinity with animals.   Winnie's Great War (Book): Mattick, Lindsay: "An imagining of the real journey undertaken by the extraordinary bear, from her early days in the Canadian forest to her travels with the Veterinary Corps across the country and overseas, all the way to the London Zoo, where she met Christopher Robin Milne and inspired the creation of Winnie-the-Pooh"-- Provided by .

    Winnie’s Great War. by Lindsay Mattick & Josh Greenhut. The Children’s Book Council (CBC) is the nonprofit trade association of children’s book publishers in North America, dedicated to supporting the industry and promoting children’s books and reading. Get this from a library! Winnie's great war. [Lindsay Mattick; Josh Greenhut; Sophie Blackall] -- "An imagining of the real journey undertaken by the extraordinary bear, from her early days in the Canadian forest to her travels with the Veterinary Corps across the country and overseas, all the.

    Infused with Sophie Blackall's irresistible renderings of an endearing bear, the book is also woven through with entries from Captain Harry Colebourn's real wartime diaries and contains a selection of artifacts from the Colebourn family archives. The result is a one-of-a-kind exploration into the realities of war, the meaning of courage and the. The best in children’s literature, selected by Jim Whiting. Jenny Moss Jenny Moss is a former NASA engineer. She earned a master’s degree in literature and taught writing as an adjunct at University of Houston-Clear Lake. Winnie’s War is her first novel. She lives with her two teenagers in Houston, Texas. A debut novel set .


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Winnies' War is a moving story about a dysfunctional family. Her mom shows no interest in her, and her grandmother is bossy and critical of her most of the time. She is bullied in school, though she does have one close friend, Tillie/5(18).

"Winnie's Great War" introduces young readers to World War I through the lens of a bear cub, who became the real-life inspiration for Winnie the Pooh. "Oh my, how I love Winnie's Great War. Only the magical team who brought us Finding Winnie could have created this Winnies war book and heartwarming novel.

An incandescent celebration of friendship and courage, this perfect little book is one to cherish. A triumph."―Katherine Applegate, Newbery Award-winning author of The One and Only Ivan/5(42).

The biography of the world’s most beloved bear finds a whole new audience in this winsome new work about Winnie.

As readers of Finding Winnie know, before she was Winnie-the-Pooh, the inspiration for the famous literary character was a cub living with her mother in the forests of as a version of Winnie’s origin story for a more mature reader, Mattick.

Winnies Great War is a story that begs to be read aloud as its written in the format of The Princess Bride (movie at least, I havent read the book) with the mother recalling Winnies story to her son. The oral narration aspect gives off the coziest bedtime story vibes and we loved the My 11 year old and I loved this story so much/5.

Winnie's Great War] is a work of undeniable charm. This is distinctively old-fashioned, gentle storytelling that children will enjoy hearing read aloud.

And the photographs of the real Winnie at the end of the book are the clincher—a reminder that real animals can be more enchanting than any we've : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers.

"Winnie's War" is a beautifully-written "life time" story that seemingly promises to be exciting and perhaps something Winnies war book "Aftershocks," but instead is a pretty laidback day-to-day tale that has no sudden, breath-stealing moments.

Just like the disease this story concerns, things slip by quietly and end just as quietly/5. Expanding upon their Caldecott-winning picture book, ’s Finding Winnie, Blackall and Mattick add Greenhut (the Flat Stanley series) to their team for this amplified tale of the bear who t.

ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $   Winnie's Great War is a short storybook that captures the essence of Harry and Winnie's remarkable relationship and how Winnie came to be the inspiration for the Winnie the Pooh novels authored by A.A.

Milne. At the same time the author encourages young readers to be tolerant of those who are different or who hold different views and to work. Based on real people and actual events, "Winnie's Great War" is a delightful book for anyone.

It is particularly appealing to those of us who love Winnie-the-Pooh and to those of us who love heartwarming stories. In the first few pages, Lindsay Mattick and Josh Greenhut introduce readers to a unique bear mother and cub/5(40). WINNIE'S WAR kept me reading as I suffered with and cheered Winnie on.

With such likeable and relatable characters, Moss pulled me effortlessly into Coward Creek, Texas, in the fall of I emotionally connected with Winnie and grew with her as she lived through a terrible time in history/5(6). Buy the Hardcover Book Winnie's Great War by Lindsay Mattick atCanada's largest bookstore.

Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. From the creative team behind the bestselling Finding Winnie, winner of the Caldecott Medal, comes an extraordinary wartime adventure seen through the eyes of the world’s most beloved. Winnie's Great War. By Sophie Blackall, the book is also woven through with entries from Captain Harry Colebourn's real wartime diaries and contains a selection of artifacts from the Colebourn Family Archives.

The result is a one-of-a-kind exploration into the realities of war, the meaning of courage, and the indelible power of friendship. Infused with Sophie Blackall's irresistible renderings of an endearing bear, the book is also woven through with entries from Captain Harry Colebourn's real wartime diaries and contains a selection of artifacts from the Colebourn Family Archives.

The result is a one-of-a-kind exploration into the realities of war, the meaning of courage, and. She is the author of the New York Times and Canadian bestselling children’s book Finding Winnie, and the co-author of Winnie’s Great War which was recently nominated for the Governor General Literary Award.

Finding Winnie has been translated into over 10 languages and won the prestigious Caldecott Medal. Get this from a library. Winnie's war. [Jenny Moss] -- Living in the shadow of a Texas cemetery, twelve-year-old Winnie Grace struggles to keep the Spanish influenza of from touching her family--her coffin-building father, her troubled mother, and.

"Oh my, how I love Winnie's Great War. Only the magical team who brought us Finding Winnie could have created this poignant and heartwarming novel. An incandescent celebration of friendship and courage, this perfect little book is one to cherish.

A triumph." (Katherine Applegate, Newbery Award-winning author of The One and Only Ivan). The style of the book is very much like the cherished original Winnie-the-Pooh stories. Adding to the interest of the story is the underlying threat of war.

While Winnie and Harry’s friendship blossoms, the impending war looms closer and closer. In addition to the overall emotive impact of the story, there are some real jewels/5(38). Historical fiction is one of my favorite genres, so I celebrate any time a great new historical novel shows up in the world.

Tomorrow is cause for celebration indeed because it’s the release day for Winnie’s War (Walker Books for Young Readers) by Jenny the interest of full disclosure, I’ll tell you that Jenny and I share a publisher and are online friends, but I’d be crowing.

Lindsay Mattick, Winnie's Great War Learn the story behind everyone's favorite bear in Lindsay Mattick's Winnie's Great War at Belmont Public Library. This beautifully told story is a triumphant blending of deep research and magnificent imagination.Join illustrator Sophie Blackall at the MFA as she signs her book, Finding Winnie, written by Lindsay Mattick, a #1 New York Times bestseller and winner of the Caldecott Medal about the remarkable true story of the bear who inspired Winnie-the-Pooh.

Sophie will also sign the newest book by the same creative team, Winnie’s Great War, an extraordinary wartime adventure .illustrate some possibilities for this book in the classroom when studying writing, visual design, book characters, life years ago, World War I, ancestry, or animal-human relationships.

We know you will find youself, your students, and your curriculum enriched by Finding Winnie. Yes, there’s something very special about this book!File Size: 2MB.