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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 14 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Dear World: A Syrian Girl
    Dear World: A Syrian Girl's Story of War and Plea for Peace - by Bana Alabed

    £10.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781471169557 | ISBN 10: 1471169553

    When eight-year-old Bana Alabed took to Twitter to describe the horrors she and her family were experiencing in war-torn Syria, her heartrending messages touched the world and gave a voice to millions of innocent children.   Bana’s happy chi ... more

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  • Cover image of book From Syria with Love by Molly Masters
    From Syria with Love - by Molly Masters

    £10.00   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781908041340 | ISBN 10: 190804134x

    A close-up portrait of children caught up in the Syria conflict. It brings together poems, pictures (previously displayed at the ‘From Syria With Love’ exhibition) and stories from young people living in a Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon, alongsid ... more

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  • Cover image of book Child Soldier: When Boys and Girls are Used in War by Jessica Dee Humphreys and Michel Chikwanine, illustrated by Claudia Dávilla
    Child Soldier: When Boys and Girls are Used in War - by Jessica Dee Humphreys and Michel Chikwanine, illustrated by Claudia Dávilla

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781445145655 | ISBN 10: 1445145650

    If there was ever a book to make you sit up and pay attention, then Child Soldier is it.   Michel Chikwanine was only five-years-old when he was abducted from outside his school by rebel soldiers in The Democratic Republic of Congo. Child Soldier ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tamil Tigress: My Story as a Child Soldier in Sri Lanka
    Tamil Tigress: My Story as a Child Soldier in Sri Lanka's Bloody Civil War - by Niromi de Soyza

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781760293260 | ISBN 10: 1760293261

    In 1987, 17-year old Niromi de Soyza shocked her middle-class Sri Lankan family by joining the Tamil Tigers. Equipped with a rifle and cyanide capsule she was one of the rebels' first female soldiers. Now married and living in suburban Sydney, this i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Warsaw Boy: A Memoir of a Wartime Childhood by Andrew Borowiec
    Warsaw Boy: A Memoir of a Wartime Childhood - by Andrew Borowiec

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780241964033 | ISBN 10: 0241964032

    Warsaw Boy is the remarkable true story of a sixteen-year old boy soldier in war-torn Poland. "The best-ever account of what is was like to be young and fighting in the Warsaw Rising"(Neal Ascherson, Sunday Herald, Books of the Year) Poland ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wounding the World: How Military Violence and War-Play Invade Our Lives by Joanna Bourke
    Wounding the World: How Military Violence and War-Play Invade Our Lives - by Joanna Bourke

    £20.00   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780349004327 | ISBN 10: 0349004323

    Wars are frequently justified 'in our name'. Militarist values and practices co-opt us, permeating our language, invading our dream space, entertaining us at the movies or in front of game consoles. Our taxes pay for those war machines. Our loved one ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hearts of Darkness: Torturing Children in the War on Terror by Henry A. Giroux
    Hearts of Darkness: Torturing Children in the War on Terror - by Henry A. Giroux

    £21.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781594518263 | ISBN 10: 1594518262

    The United States embarked on a war on terror that defended torture as a matter of official policy and furthered an already emergent culture of cruelty. As torture became normalized in the Bush era, it not only corrupted American ideals and political ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bite of the Mango by Mariatu Kamara and Susan McClelland
    Bite of the Mango - by Mariatu Kamara and Susan McClelland

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781408805190 | ISBN 10: 1408805197

    An astonishing story of one girl's journey from war victim to UNICEF Special Representative. As a child in a small rural village in Sierra Leone, Mariatu Kamara lived peacefully surrounded by family and friends. Rumours of rebel attacks were no m ... more

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  • Cover image of book War Child: A Boy Soldier
    War Child: A Boy Soldier's Story - by Emmanuel Jal

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780349121253 | ISBN 10: 0349121257

    The extraordinary and inspirational story of a boy soldier in the Sudan People's Liberation Army. Emmanuel Jal was seven years old when Sudan's bloody civil war separated him from everything he knew. Believing he was being sent to school, Emmanue ... more

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  • Cover image of book Child Soldiers: From Violence to Protection by Michael Wessells
    Child Soldiers: From Violence to Protection - by Michael Wessells

    £25.95   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780674032552 | ISBN 10: 0674032551

    Compelling and humane, this book reveals the lives of the 300,000 child soldiers around the world, challenging stereotypes of them as predators or a lost generation. Kidnapped or lured by the promise of food, protection, revenge, or a better life, ch ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wizard of the Nile: The Hunt for Africa
    The Wizard of the Nile: The Hunt for Africa's Most Wanted - by Matthew Green

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781846270314 | ISBN 10: 1846270316

    Somewhere in the jungles of Uganda, there hides a fugitive rebel-leder: in charge of a ragged army of brutalised child soldiers and said to take his orders direct from the spirit world, he has left a bloody trail of devastation across his country. Jo ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah
    A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier - by Ishmael Beah

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780007247097 | ISBN 10: 0007247095

    The first-person account of a 25-year-old who fought in the war in Sierra Leone as a 12-year-old boy. 'My new friends have begun to suspect that I haven't told them the full story of my life. "Why did you leave Sierra Leone?" "Because there is a war ... more

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  • Cover image of book Don
    Don't Shoot the Clowns: Taking a circus to the children of Iraq - by Jo Wilding

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781904456483 | ISBN 10: 1904456480

    'Don't shoot the clowns!' As a circus performer in a war zone these are the fist words you need to know in English and Arabic, especially if you are trying to help wounded civilians in a city under siege.Don't Shoot the Clowns is Jo Wilding's accoun ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition by Anne Frank
    The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition - by Anne Frank

    £7.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780141315188 | ISBN 10: 0141315180

    Since its publication in 1947, Anne Frank's Diary has been read by tens of millions of people. This Definitive Edition restores substantial material omitted from the original edition, giving us a deeper insight into Anne Frank's world. Her curiosity ... more

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