For the Duration: The War Years

Book Verdict

For the Duration: The War Years

by Tomie dePaola

First Release:

August 2009

ISBN: 9780399252099

From gas rationing to air-raid drills, life is going to be different "for the duration." That's what the grown-ups tell second-grader Tomie. As long as the war lasts, things are going to be different, and sometimes different is hard. Fortunately, Tomie still has school and his family and the things he's good at to carry him through. Author's note about gas rationing. Black-and-white illustrations.

  • ISBN: 9780399252099
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: -
    Publisher: Putnam’s
    Page Count: 112
    Trim Size: 5 7/8" x 8 7/16"
    Dewey Classification: 813/.54 B
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.9, Points: 2
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 5.3, Points: 5
    Lexile: Level: 810L
    Genre: Autobiography.
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