Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 11 to 18
- Grade: 6 to 12
- Reading age: 11 to 18
This book offers a fresh, close-up look at the First World War as it was experienced by ordinary Canadian soldiers. This is the war as it was experienced by the tens of thousands of young Canadians. Reading their accounts offers a no-holds-barred picture of fighting, life in the trenches, the human cost in lives lost, and the physical and emotional aftermath for survivors.
About the author
CYNTHIA J. FARYON is an internationally published author and freelance writer. She focuses her writing on Canadian content, covering topics such as travel, biography, and history. She is the author of several Amazing Stories series including books on the Royal Canadian Air Force and Navy. She lives in Nova Scotia.