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Playing War

CLASSROOM GUIDE

 

PLAYING WAR, by Kathy Beckwith, is a book about understanding what war can be like for families, and that it’s not a game, it’s also a sensitive story about the power of friendship and how children can learn from one another.

 

Available wherever books are sold.

 

Honors and Awards:

Skipping Stones Honor Award, 2006

Children’s Pick of the List Title, New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association, 2005

 

WHY READ THIS BOOK?

What is a game for one set of children is a reality for another child. Children respond compassionately when a friend shares the realities of war.

 

Topics:

War, violent games.

 

Problem:

Many children don’t understand the realities of war.