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Social issues: war & conflict issues (Children's / Teenage)

See below for a selection of the latest books from Social issues: war & conflict issues (Children's / Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the Social issues: war & conflict issues (Children's / Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Social issues: war & conflict issues (Children's / Teenage) books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

The Frozen Sea

The Frozen Sea

Author: Piers Torday Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/09/2019

'If you can imagine it, it exists ... somewhere.' The second incredible instalment of a spellbinding fantasy adventure from the bestselling, award-winning author of The Last Wild trilogy. It is 1984 and forty years since Simon, Patricia and Evelyn and Larry first stepped through a magical library door into the enchanted world of Folio. When Patricia's daughter, Jewel, makes a mysterious discovery in an old bookshop, she begins a quest that will make her question everything she thought she knew. Summoned to Folio, she must rescue her missing aunt, helped only by her rude pet hamster Fizz and a malfunctioning robot. Their mission to the Frozen Sea will bring them face-to-face with a danger both more deadly and more magnificent than they ever imagined. What Jewel discovers will change not just who she thinks she is, but who we all think we are...

Who? What? Why?: What is Terrorism?

Who? What? Why?: What is Terrorism?

Author: Annabel Savery Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/08/2019

Terrorism is an incredibly difficult thing to understand, and can be hard to talk about. Terrorist attacks that we read and hear about are upsetting, frightening and confusing. Aimed at young tweens and teens, this book gives readers a balanced and accessible account of how terrorism has been used throughout history to bring about political change. It looks at what motivates people to become terrorists and at the counter terrorism strategies being employed in different countries.

The Deranged

The Deranged

Author: Kate Myers Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/07/2019

The Fight Against War and Terrorism

The Fight Against War and Terrorism

Author: Jilly Hunt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2018

Explore beyond the headlines on the topics of war and terrorism, learning how these issues are treated in the news and how to separate truth from spin.

Dogchild

Dogchild

Author: Kevin Brooks Format: eBook Release Date: 06/09/2018

THE BREATHTAKING NEW NOVEL FROM AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR KEVIN BROOKSJeet was raised by a pack of wild dogs. Recaptured and 'rehumanised', Jeet now lives with the last of his people in an ancient walled town in the vast expanse of the Deathlands, besieged by a much larger enemy clan. They are preparing for the final battle and it's Jeet's task to record the events. But Jeet is struggling to come to terms with his half-human, half-dog identity. Can the impending conflict, and his relationship with another rehumanised dogchild, shed any light on what it takes to be a survivor?Kevin Brooks was born in Exeter and studied in Birmingham and London. He had a varied working life, with jobs in a crematorium, a zoo, a garage and a post office, before - happily - giving it all up to write books. Kevin is the author of many acclaimed award-winning young adult novels, including Martyn Pig, Lucas, Kissing The Rain, The Road of the Dead, Black Rabbit Summer and iBoy. He now lives in North Yorkshire. The Bunker Diary won the CILIP Carnegie Medal in 2014.

Children in Our World: Racism and Intolerance

Children in Our World: Racism and Intolerance

Author: Louise Spilsbury Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/08/2018

A beautiful picture book that explores what racism and intolerance are and how they affect children all over the world Sensitively illustrated by award-winning artist Hanane Kai The Children in Our World non-fiction picture book series helps children make sense of the larger issues and crises that dominate the news in a sensitive and appropriate manner. With relatable comparisons, carefully researched text and striking illustrations, children can begin to understand what racism and intolerance are, how they affect children, adults and daily life, and how readers can help. Where issues aren't appropriate to describe in words, award-winning illustrator, Hanane Kai, uses striking and sensitive illustrations help children visualise they ways in which racism and intolerance affect people all around the world with images that are suited to their age and disposition. The series forms an excellent cross-curricular resource that looks at refugees, war, poverty and racism making them ideal for tying into discussions on race, ethnicity and current affairs. Words and pictures combine to excellent effect ... an excellent way to develop empathy and understanding - Parents In Touch

Hoping for Peace in Sudan

Hoping for Peace in Sudan

Author: Jim Pipe Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/06/2018

If two children from both sides of a conflict could write to each other, what would they say? This hard-hitting but heartwarming book tells of war and confilict in Sudan over a period of time through the eyes of two fictional children who are corresponding by letter, as penpals. One African Sudanese child is living in a refugee camp; the other child, who is Arabic Sudanese, is from a wealthy, educated family. Discover the lives of ordinary people in a war-torn country and how conflict affects their daily lives.

Hoping for Peace in the Middle East

Hoping for Peace in the Middle East

Author: Angela Royston Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/06/2018

If two children from both sides of a conflict could write to each other, what would they say? This hard-hitting but heartwarming book tells of war and confilict between the Israelis and Palestinians in the Middle East over a period of time through the eyes of two fictional children who are corresponding by letter, as penpals. One child, Jacob, is an Israeli; the other child, Salma, is Palestinian. Discover the lives of ordinary people in a war-torn country and how conflict affects their daily lives.

Peace Pen Pals Pack A of 4

Peace Pen Pals Pack A of 4

Author: Nick Hunter, Jim Pipe, Angela Royston Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/06/2018

If two children from both sides of a conflict could write to each other, what would they say? This series looks at key areas of conflict around the globe and examines them from a new perspective in the form of letters written by two children, one on each side of the conflict. Through their eyes, the reader is able to examine the causes of the conflict, and how it affects daily life for the people living in these war-torn areas.

Children in Our World: Global Conflict

Children in Our World: Global Conflict

Author: Louise Spilsbury Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/06/2018

The Children in Our World picture book series helps children make sense of the larger issues and crises that dominate the news in a sensitive and appropriate manner. With relatable comparisons, carefully researched text and striking illustrations, children can begin to understand what war and conflict are, how they affect people and how readers can help those who are affected. Where issues aren't appropriate to describe in words, Hanane Kai's striking and sensitive illustrations help children visualise what war and conflict are, in images that are suited to their age and disposition. The series forms an excellent cross-curricular resource that looks at refugees, war, poverty and racism making them ideal for tying into Refugee Week and dicussions about current affairs.

Our World in Crisis: Terrorism

Our World in Crisis: Terrorism

Author: Claudia Martin Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/05/2018

What is terrorism? How do terrorists differ from other criminals? What makes some individuals and groups decide to use violence to create terror as a means of achieving their aims? This book looks at the history of terrorism and analyses the motivations for its use. It looks at what is being done to tackle terrorism and asks readers to think about what they can do to help people in countries affected by terrorism, for example by fundraising for organisations supporting victims of terrorist attacks.

Hoping for Peace in Iran

Hoping for Peace in Iran

Author: Jim Pipe Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/05/2018

If two children from both sides of a conflict could write to each other, what would they say? This hard-hitting but heartwarming book tells of war and confilict in Iran over a period of time through the eyes of two fictional children who are corresponding by letter, as penpals. One child is living in the United States; the other child is living in Iran. Discover the lives of ordinary people in a war-torn country and how conflict affects their daily lives.