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My grandfather's war / Glyn Harper ; illustrated by Bruce Potter.

By: Harper, Glyn, 1958- [author.].
Contributor(s): Potter, Bruce (Bruce Anthony) [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland [N.Z.] : Reed, 2007Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781869780166; 1869780167 .Subject(s): Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Children's picture books | Grandfathers -- Children's picture books | Grandparent and child -- Children's picture booksGenre/Form: Picture books for children.DDC classification: 428.6 Summary: Eight year old Jade likes spending time with her grandfather. But she senses a sadness in him which has something to do with a war in Vietnam. When she has the courage to ask him about his experiences, he tells her about his time and actions in combat. Includes brief historical note. Suggested level: primary.
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Picture Books Stratford
Children's
Children's Picture Books H (Browse shelf) 1 Available A00523470
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Glyn Harper's touching story of a Vietnam vet who struggles to explain the concept of war to his grand-daughter, as well as explaining his sadness around his experiences.

Picture story book for children.

Eight year old Jade likes spending time with her grandfather. But she senses a sadness in him which has something to do with a war in Vietnam. When she has the courage to ask him about his experiences, he tells her about his time and actions in combat. Includes brief historical note. Suggested level: primary.

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