"Ably demonstrates that the integration of history and literature provides a cogent combination for merging facts and feelings about a previous time period". -- NJEA Review"The selection of books is good and varied, and the units suggest a wide variety of ways to engage students at various levels". -- The Education DigestUse the drama and power of human conflict as a springboard for creating exciting learning opportunities, and for stimulating high-level thinking activities and class discussions. Six thematic units cover the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, World War I, World War II, the Vietnam War, and the Gulf War. Each unit features a chronology, annotated listing of recommended books, sample lesson plans, suggested questions and activities, and a glossary.Kennemer, Phyllis K. is the author of 'Using Literature to Teach Middle Grades about War - Phyllis K. Kennemer - Paperback' with ISBN 9780897747783 and ISBN 089774778X.