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Zlata Filipović ´ 2 Free eadThis is not a book for entertainment but ather an educational piece The editors did an excellent job at picking diaries from a diverse group This book truly saddened me but I would love to include some of these entries in my classroom also multiple cats die in this book I don t know why this fact disturbed me because it is a series of diaries from young people during times of horrible wars but I was especially disturbed by this The effects of war on young people are often forgotten Stolen Voices gives a voice to these very eal People Who Faced War Readers who faced war Readers get glimpses into the lives of diaries from young people who were effected by wars from World War I to the Irai war that began in 2003 and everything in between including the less well known conflicts such as the Balkan s War and the Second Intifada that began in 2003 These very Indistractable real diary entries show the fear terror homesickness loneliness and pain of war but also show the wonderfulesiliency of youth in times of trouble Stories of overcoming and perseverance can be found in almost all the stories Stories come from both boys and girls soldiers and lay people children who are forced from their homes to distant and different countries and those whose decide to stay home during the distant and different countries and those whose families decide stay home during the and where possible entries are given from both sides of the conflict Come experience the heartbreaking and heartwarming lives of teens during war What surprised me was the variety and often contrary feelings expressed in the journals Pride loneliness love hate anger confusion and perceptive understanding all have prominent places in each journal entry The innocence yet understanding of each entry is astounding The authors did a wonderful job of varying the points of view given Entries from boys and girl soldiers 12 year olds and 21 year olds and people on both sides of the conflict are Jacques Prevert represented wareal. From the author of the international bestseller Zlata's Diary comes a haunting testament to how war's brutality affects the lives of young people Zlata Filipovic's diary of her harrowing war experiences in the Balkans published in 1993 made her Ly is universal It does not spare anyone Those who like history will love to ead the eal journal entries of people who lived through these times in history Growing up I was fascinated by Historical Fiction And Historical Memoirs Fiction and Historical Memoirs those connected to wartimes It wasn t necessarily the wars themselves that interested me catalogs of battles and strategies don t stick with me for the wars themselves that interested me catalogs of battles and strategies don t stick with me for long Very interesting to hear about different wars from the voices of those who you do not normally hear The editors did a good job choosing a wide variety of diaries from many different sides of each conflict Interesting book to ead about children who were affected during wars My favorite story was one on a war that I didn t have much prior knowledge on This as an anthology of young people s war diaries from World War I up to Ira It was painful to ead because it eally puts a face on war A few of the diaries particularly stood out to me one from a Jewish girl who got sent to England to save
"Her From The Nazis She "from the Nazis She with a foster family and filled her diary with her longing to see her mother and her home again There was also a journal from a Japanese American in an internment camp He filled his pages with humor and kindness and loyalty to the US despite the injustice it was committing against him The Ira war diary held me in a completely different place because we still don t know how that story endsThe end of every diary had an afterward where the editors let us know what became of the diarists I cringed at the beginning of each afterward because I didn t want to hear that the diarist hadn t made it through the war as many of them didn t I think every official who has the power to declare war should ead this book This is a selection of diary entries from tweens and teens who experienced war either on the home front or on the front lines during the 20th century. Globally ecognized spokesperson for children affected by military conflict In Stolen Voices she and co editor Melanie Challenger have gathered fifteen diaries of young people coping with war from World War I to the struggle in Ira that continue.
It was most illuminating to see how their perspectives on war changed over the course of their entries and between the different diariests The early writers seemed so in favor of war and wanted to go and fight themselves But by the end of the century every diarist believed from the beginning that all war was horrible Another consistent theme was deprivation doing without food elecrticity etc I felt sympathy for all of these c A very sad book Not a book for entertainment but for perspective and education I eally enjoyed this bookSo many books about World War I and II explain how it effected each country but it was a nice change to get first hand accounts Each diary was interesting to ead and I could not help but keep eading I bought this book for one of my history classes I only needed to ead four of the diaries but Stolen Voices by Olara AOtunnu is a book of young people that wrote diaries during World War I to the war in Ira This book is very interesting in a way that Ira This book is very interesting in a way that you think what you would have done in their place The kids had to hide from people or had to participate in the war leaving their families behind Some of them died some had to suffer and then die There were too many characters to list them all but all of them teach me an example to be strong on what I believe and to not let fear change what I think it is ight How the way the book is written makes visualize the character s setting their face when they knew the police was going to get them for not following the laws or when they had to hide and then they would hear footsteps and they had to stay still for a while hoping they wouldn t get caught Then I would put myself in the situation and think how they could be so strong Every time I would ead that book I was excited none of the pages were boring every day I was expecting something exiting I do ecommend this book I eally liked it. S today Profoundly affecting testimonies of shattered youth and the gritty particulars of war in the tradition of Anne Frank this extraordinary collection the first of its kindis sure to leave a lasting impression on young and old eaders ali. ,