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Toby's Room by Pat Barker. Toby and Elinor, brother and sister, friends and confidants, are sharers of a dark secret, carried into the battlefields of France. When Toby is reported 'Missing, Believed Killed', another secret casts a lengthening shadow over Elinor's world: how exactly did Toby die - and why? Enlisting the help of former lover Paul Tarrant, Elinor determines to uncover the truth. Only then can she finally close the door to Toby's room.

Toby's Room by Pat Barker. Toby and Elinor, brother and sister, friends and confidants, are sharers of a dark secret, carried into the battlefields of France. When Toby is reported 'Missing, Believed Killed', another secret casts a lengthening shadow over Elinor's world: how exactly did Toby die - and why? Enlisting the help of former lover Paul Tarrant, Elinor determines to uncover the truth. Only then can she finally close the door to Toby's room.

Evie's War by Anna Mackenzie. Edwardian England: for Evie, newly arrived from New Zealand, it proves a genteel world of tea parties, tennis and snobbery – but also of the burgeoning suffragette movement and whispers of change. Drawn into the unimaginable conflict and terror of WWI by a commitment to service and to friendship, Evie moves ever further from the protected world of her childhood.

Evie's War by Anna Mackenzie. Edwardian England: for Evie, newly arrived from New Zealand, it proves a genteel world of tea parties, tennis and snobbery – but also of the burgeoning suffragette movement and whispers of change. Drawn into the unimaginable conflict and terror of WWI by a commitment to service and to friendship, Evie moves ever further from the protected world of her childhood.

It's 1917 and Billy Stevens is a telegraph operator stationed near Ypres. The Great war has been raging for three years when Billy finds himself taking part in the deadly Big Push forward. But he is shocked to discover that the bullets of his fellow soldiers aren't just aimed at the enemy ....

It's 1917 and Billy Stevens is a telegraph operator stationed near Ypres. The Great war has been raging for three years when Billy finds himself taking part in the deadly Big Push forward. But he is shocked to discover that the bullets of his fellow soldiers aren't just aimed at the enemy ....

One Minute's Silence

One Minute’s Silence – David Metzenthen. Illustrated by Michael Camilleri

From: Runde's Room  This would be a good activity to do for an empathy project

Lest We Forget

The story of the war of 1914-1918 told through the experiences of twelve children and young people. From the efforts on the Home Front in both Britain and Germany, to the young soldiers in the trenches at the Western Front and from the horrors of Gallipoli to the naval battle of Jutland.

The story of the war of 1914-1918 told through the experiences of twelve children and young people. From the efforts on the Home Front in both Britain and Germany, to the young soldiers in the trenches at the Western Front and from the horrors of Gallipoli to the naval battle of Jutland.

It's 1917 and Billy Stevens is a telegraph operator stationed near Ypres. The Great war has been raging for three years when Billy finds himself taking part in the deadly Big Push forward. But he is shocked to discover that the bullets of his fellow soldiers aren't just aimed at the enemy ....

It's 1917 and Billy Stevens is a telegraph operator stationed near Ypres. The Great war has been raging for three years when Billy finds himself taking part in the deadly Big Push forward. But he is shocked to discover that the bullets of his fellow soldiers aren't just aimed at the enemy ....

Book Cover Photography (all or in part) by benjaminharte.co.uk licensed via Arcangel.com

Book Cover Photography (all or in part) by benjaminharte.co.uk licensed via Arcangel.com

Letters From The Coffin Trenches by Ken Catran. Harry Wainwright is 17, not quite 18, but he can't wait to enlist for the Great War - so instead of going back to boarding school he runs away to war. He does this with the assistance of his sweetheart, Jessica.

Letters From The Coffin Trenches by Ken Catran. Harry Wainwright is 17, not quite 18, but he can't wait to enlist for the Great War - so instead of going back to boarding school he runs away to war. He does this with the assistance of his sweetheart, Jessica.

The Durance sisters leave Australia to nurse on the front during WWI and discover a world beyond their imaginings. Naomi and Sally Durance are daughters of a dairy farmer from the Macleay Valley. Bound together in complicity by what they consider a crime, when the Great War begins in 1914 they hope to submerge their guilt by leaving for Europe to nurse the tides of young wounded. They head for the Dardanelles on the hospital ship Archimedes.

The Durance sisters leave Australia to nurse on the front during WWI and discover a world beyond their imaginings. Naomi and Sally Durance are daughters of a dairy farmer from the Macleay Valley. Bound together in complicity by what they consider a crime, when the Great War begins in 1914 they hope to submerge their guilt by leaving for Europe to nurse the tides of young wounded. They head for the Dardanelles on the hospital ship Archimedes.