Encyclopedia of Youth and War: Young People as Participants and Victims

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Price
$127.20
Publisher
Greenwood
Publish Date
Pages
384
Dimensions
7.33 X 10.32 X 1.18 inches | 2.29 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781573562874

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About the Author
VICTORIA SHERROW is a freelance author who has published numerous adult and young adult books in the fields of history, social issues, biography, and science. Her recent books have included titles on the Holocaust, bioethics, and the Great Depression. She authored the encyclopedias Women in Sports and Women and the Military (1996 RUSA/ALA Outstanding Reference Source award winner).
Reviews
"Students will find valuable and interesting information on broad subjects such as volunteers, land mines, disease, or resistance movements as they relate specifically to children aged eighteen or over....the writing is easily accesible for upper elementary and middle school students, making this book a valuable addition to both public and school libraries as a starting point for research ....the portrayal of war through the lens of childhood makes this unique title well worth adding to any collection serving young people."-VOYA
"This interesting and unusual book is a unique addition to a school library or a history and social studies classroom."-Youth Today
..."this volume is recommended for school libraries at the upper elementary level and up, as well as public libraries."-Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin
"The informative book with its easy-to-use format is suited for students ages 12 and up.... A highly recommended addition to any history section."-Today's Librarian
..."the book comes across as a commendable effort, and together with the bibliographies, it should prove a good starting point for researchers studying effects of war on the youth."-The Reviewer
..."a clear and concise reference guide....Selections for further reading are up-to-date and relevant to the content of each entry. Cross-references throughout the text are accurate and relevant....The encyclopedia is well written and will be useful to all levels of readers."-Choice
"Most useful for beginning research or students who wish to browse to locate a war-related topic for research, this reference offers a more personal and human grouping of topics than most encyclopedias.... ...students guided to this resource will defineitely have their appetites whetted to learn more about the selected topic....Recommended."-Book Report
?This interesting and unusual book is a unique addition to a school library or a history and social studies classroom.?-Youth Today
?...this volume is recommended for school libraries at the upper elementary level and up, as well as public libraries.?-Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin
?The informative book with its easy-to-use format is suited for students ages 12 and up.... A highly recommended addition to any history section.?-Today's Librarian
?...the book comes across as a commendable effort, and together with the bibliographies, it should prove a good starting point for researchers studying effects of war on the youth.?-The Reviewer
?...a clear and concise reference guide....Selections for further reading are up-to-date and relevant to the content of each entry. Cross-references throughout the text are accurate and relevant....The encyclopedia is well written and will be useful to all levels of readers.?-Choice
?Most useful for beginning research or students who wish to browse to locate a war-related topic for research, this reference offers a more personal and human grouping of topics than most encyclopedias.... ...students guided to this resource will defineitely have their appetites whetted to learn more about the selected topic....Recommended.?-Book Report
?Students will find valuable and interesting information on broad subjects such as volunteers, land mines, disease, or resistance movements as they relate specifically to children aged eighteen or over....the writing is easily accesible for upper elementary and middle school students, making this book a valuable addition to both public and school libraries as a starting point for research ....the portrayal of war through the lens of childhood makes this unique title well worth adding to any collection serving young people.?-VOYA
.,."this volume is recommended for school libraries at the upper elementary level and up, as well as public libraries."-Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin
.,."the book comes across as a commendable effort, and together with the bibliographies, it should prove a good starting point for researchers studying effects of war on the youth."-The Reviewer
.,."a clear and concise reference guide....Selections for further reading are up-to-date and relevant to the content of each entry. Cross-references throughout the text are accurate and relevant....The encyclopedia is well written and will be useful to all levels of readers."-Choice