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Don"t you know there"s a war on?

by Avi

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollins in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.),
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Juvenile fiction.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Fiction.,
    • Teacher-student relationships -- Fiction.,
    • Schools -- Fiction.,
    • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction.

    • About the Edition

      In wartime Brooklyn in 1943, eleven-year-old Howie Crispers mounts a campaign to save his favorite teacher from being fired.

      Edition Notes

      StatementAvi.
      GenreJuvenile fiction., Fiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.A953 Do 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination200 p. ;
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6788121M
      ISBN 100380978636, 0060292148
      LC Control Number00046102

      Sounds simple, but with the daily headlines about the War and the constant reminders of nightly blackouts and "Loose lips sink ships," Howie wants to do more to help the war effort. When he sees Dr. Lomister, the school principal at the front door of a brownstone at a time where he is always at school, Howie knows something is going on/5(11).   Newbery Award-winning, New York Times best-selling author Avi recreates the sights and sounds of wartime Brooklyn in this fast-paced story. Like every student in Miss Gossim's fifth-grade class, Howie Crispers has one thing on his mind: World War II. When he isn't in school, Howie stays busy watching for Nazi spies. So when he notices his principal acting suspiciously, it's his patriotic.

      Don't You Know There's A War On? () About book: In the continuing adventures of Monica Reads Poorly-Circulating Children’s Books To Find Out Why They’re Not Circulating, I picked up Don’t You Know There’s A War On?Final verdict: Meh.I feel kind of bad about it, to be honest! It’s not a bad book, I just don’t know what exactly to do with it. – – GMT Tuesday 17th March Book tickets. Join Janet Todd at Heffers in Cambridge UK for a party to celebrate publication of her new novel, Don’t You Know There’s a War On? Joan is a widow, an outsider in post-Second-World War England, bereft of its empire and global status.

      Don’t You Know There’s a War On? audiobook, by Avi World War II is on everyone’s mind and in every headline, and Howie Crispers has a hunch that his school principal is a spy. With a little snooping around, Howie finds out something even more alarming. Principal Lomister may not be a spy, but he is plotting to get rid of Howie’s favorite. The recollections of this book, first published in , attempt to answer such questions by evoking the reality of life on the home front during the war years. Here is a uniquely personal portrait of a nation at war, extensively illustrated with photographs, diaries, letters, poems, and other memorabilia belonging to the men and women whose.


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Don"t you know there"s a war on? by Avi Download PDF EPUB FB2

The dialog here feels authentic to boys of this age as well as to the time and place of the story. The details here help immerse the reader in the reality of life in the U.S. during the war, with food and other shortages, women joining the workforce, and the relentless news coverage of the progress of the war/5(17).

Dont You Know There is A War On. The book Dont you know there is a war on is about a boy named Howard Bellington Crispers.

He goes by Howie and His best friend is Denny. The two are in the time period of WW2 and they have been through some hard stuff. The food rations are making everyone hungry and hostile/5. Buy a cheap copy of Don't You Know There's a War On. book by Avi. World War II is on everyone's mind and in every headline, and Howie Crispers has a hunch that his school principal is a spy.

With a little snooping around, Howie Free shipping over $/5(5). Set in Brooklyn in the midst of the second world war, "Don't You Know There's a War On?" captures a time of great hope and idealism.

and at the book'd end we find him at the war's end remembering that favorite teacher and the improbable role he played in her life. A real treat. He is happy that Miss Gossim might stay but he doesn't know /5. Don't You Know There's a War On. Paperback – J by Janet Todd (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings.

See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ 5/5(2). Don’t You Know There’s a War On. provides an amusing look at the life of 11 year old Howie Crispers of Brooklyn, NY during the war, and narrated in a snappy conversational style by his 16 year old self in The story covers one week, from Monday to Monday beginning on 23 March Author: Alex Baugh.

World War II is my favorite period of American history, and this book brings the sacrifice, beliefs and real incidents to life. When I picked up the new version, the author added a preface comparing this period to the pretensions and lies of the Bush-era attempt to rally the nation for a war on by:   Avi is the award-winning author of more than eighty-two books for young readers, ranging from animal fantasy to gripping historical fiction, picture books to young adult n: The Cross of Lead won the Newbery Medal, and The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle and Nothing But the Truth were awarded Newbery is also the author of the popular Poppy series/5(15).

The book led to map studies of countries involved. I can't begin to tell you how important this book is to children who are just beginning to learn about our country. I was invited by a fifth grade teacher to present Don't You Know There's A War On.

to her class. They loved it!Cited by:   World War II is on everyone's mind and in every headline, and Howie Crispers has a hunch that his school principal is a spy. With a little snooping around, Howie finds out something even more alarming. Principal Lomister may not be a spy, but he is plotting to get rid of Howie's favorite teacher.

Howie's dad is fighting Nazis overseas, and his mom is working hard to support the war /5(11). Avi is the award-winning author of more than eighty-two books for young readers, ranging from animal fantasy to gripping historical fiction, picture books to young adult n: The Cross of Lead won the Newbery Medal, and The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle and Nothing But the Truth were awarded Newbery is also the author of the popular Poppy : Buy Don't You Know There's a War On.

by Janet Todd (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(4). Don't You Know There's a War On. By: This is not such a book. You ride along with the main character trying to help a favorite teacher who is told she will lose her job because she is pregnant.

The teacher-student bond is not so compelling. Basically the kid thinks she is beautiful. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Don't You Know There's a War On.

by Janet Todd at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Janet Todd. Don't You Know There's a War On. book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The tragic events of Septem brought to /5. Sixteen-year-old Howie Crispers narrates Avi's (The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle) poignant, funny coming-of-age tale set in Brooklyn during WWII.

For the facts, readers can consult Stephen E. Don't You Know There's a War On. STUDY. PLAY. Who is Miss Gossim. a teacher at the school Howie goes to. What did Howie learn when he was in the brownstone, listening to the principal have a discussion with a mystery lady. Lomister wanted to fire her. The point being, you did what you had to do because in those days, no matter what happened, you could always say, “Hey, don’t you know there’s a war on?” See, it explained anything.

So anyway, there I was, going down Hicks Street carrying my pop’s beat-up wooden lunch box.4/5(32). Howie's dad is fighting Nazis overseas, and his mom is working hard to support the war effort, so Miss Gossim is the only person Howie can depend on. With the help of his friends, and a plan worthy of radio show superhero Captain Midnight, Howie intends to save Miss Gossim.

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With a little snooping around, Howie finds out something even more alarming. Principal Lomister may not be a spy, but he is plotting to get rid of Howie's favorite teacher.Avi is the award-winning author of more than eighty-two books for young readers, ranging from animal fantasy to gripping historical fiction, picture books to young adult n: The Cross of Lead won the Newbery Medal, and The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle and Nothing But the Truth were awarded Newbery is also the author of the popular Poppy : Ebook.

Bibliography: Avi. Don't You Know There's a War On?.New York: HarperCollins Publishers. ISBN Plot Summary: In Howie Crispers, a normal eleven-year-old Brooklyn boy, is living the life of most other Americans holding down the home front in the time of World War II.