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Tank boys, Stephen Dando-Collins

Label
Tank boys
Title
Tank boys
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Dando-Collins
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'Mephisto, ' a German tank captured by Queensland and Tasmanian soldiers of the 26th Battalion in 1918. Housed today in the Queensland Museum, it's the only surviving WWI German tank in the world. Tank Boys focuses on three boys, two under-age 16-year-old Australians who capture the tank, and a 15-year-old German conscript in the tank's crew. During the battle for the tank, the Australian boys take pity on the German boy, and smuggle him back to their lines in Australian uniform, to save him
Summary
Follows three underage soldiers in World War I as they fight in the Battle of Villers-Bretonneux, which featured the world's first tank-versus-tank battle
Tone
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10311872
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dando-Collins, Stephen
Dewey number
823.3
Index
no index present
Intended audience
For primary school age
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • War stories
  • Historical fiction
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • War
  • War stories
  • Child soldiers
  • World War, 1914-1918
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Tank boys, Stephen Dando-Collins
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Author of Caesar the war dog"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000051957041
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
291 pages
Isbn
9780857981301
System control number
(OCoLC)858801900
Label
Tank boys, Stephen Dando-Collins
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Author of Caesar the war dog"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000051957041
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
291 pages
Isbn
9780857981301
System control number
(OCoLC)858801900

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