Don't You Know Theres a War On?

 
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Don't You Know Theres a War On?
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8+
Release Date
April 10, 2001
ISBN
0380815443
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World War II is on everyone's mind and in every headline, and Howie Crispers has a hunch that his school principal is a spy. With a little snooping around, Howie finds out something even more alarming. Principal Lomister may not be a spy, but he is plotting to get rid of Howie's favorite teacher. Howie's dad is fighting Nazis overseas, and his mom is working hard to support the war effort, so Miss Gossim is the only person Howie can depend on. With the help of his friends, and a plan worthy of radio show superhero Captain Midnight, Howie intends to save Miss Gossim!

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Reader reviewed by Alex

This book is a great and quick read for kids and teens. The plot was extraordinary and I was so enthralled with it that I didn't want to put it down.

The book begins with a boy named Howie and it takes place in Brooklyn, during World Was II. Howie finds out that his favorite teacher, Miss Gossim, is going to be fired. It is up to Howie and his best friend Denny to save their favorite teacher's job.

I enjoyed this book because it is simple and it is more realistic than most of books I read. I liked Howie because he didn't give up. The story sends an amazing message to kids who read it.

If your are interested in history and you want a quick story to read, this is the book for you. This book is unique,  in other words, one of a kind.

I give this book an 8 of 10.




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Reader reviewed by Books N' Cooks

This book tells the story of a boy who has a crush on his teacher,
who is fired. As the boy, Howie, follows and tries to help his teacher,
you get a glimpse of what it is like living in NYC during WWII war
bonds & stamps, rations, air raids, etc.

My favorite part of the book, however, was not the story but the
language. Howie, both the main character and narrator, speaks in slang
for most of the book. This completely took me into the book and was a great, fun read!



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