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By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: December 4, 2009

Truce Truce

by Jim Murphy

Reading level: Teens/Young Adult

Hardcover: 144 pages

Publisher: Scholastic Press (October 1, 2009)

Source: Publisher

What to expect: Christmas Truce, World War I, Western front

Moving and empowering … War in the Western Front region pauses—if only briefly—to honor the true spirit of Christmas, with a Christmas Truce. Two-time Newbery Honor Book author Jim Murphy’s bold and brave narrative reveals the power of communication and shows us that peace is possible—even in the hardest of times.