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What Price Peace?
A Teaching Resource for Primary Schools exploring issues of War and Peace
by Chris Hudson
Publisher:Barnabas imprint of BRF
This is a brilliant book, and though designed for use within a primary school setting and for a number of subjects—RE, PSHCE, Literacy & History—I would seriously recommend it to anyone wanting a resource dealing with 'The Great War' for children, or indeed all age groups.
The stories cover a range of people and topics dealing with War and Peace, and are perfectly suited not only for a school setting but could also be used without much difficulty in a sermon setting, I would think.
The book includes prayers, suggestions for activities, thoughts for the day, sketches, and a whole host more activities and ideas. They are divided between the age groups of 5-7 & 8-11, but can easily be taylored to work with an older group if required.
This is perfect school material, well formulated, planned, and set out—but I really think that many other groups and organisations, not just schools, would find real benefit in this book during this Centenery of the 1914-1918 War.
Reviewer: Melanie Carroll (26/03/14)