Children's Books about World War I

Here are suggestions for books that might be helpful as you teach about World War I. Most of these books can also be found at your public library. You may also want to check out the chronological list of children's books for Modern History on this site.

 

Picture Books

by Stewart Ross
War Game: Village Green to No-Man's-Land
by Michael Foreman
Knit Your Bit: A World War I Story
by Deborah Hopkinson
Christmas in the Trenches
by John McCutcheon
Going to War in World War One
by Adrian Gilbert
Where Poppies Grow: A World War I Companion
by Linda Granfield
The Poppy Lady: Moina Belle Michael and Her Tribute to Veterans
by Barbara Elizabeth Walsh
Midnight: A True Story of Loyalty in World War I
by Mark Greenwood
The Donkey of Gallipoli: A True Story of Courage in World War I
by Mark Greenwood
DK Eyewitness Books: World War I
by Simon Adams
Military Aircraft of WWI (Story of Flight)
by Ole Steen Hansen
Voices of World War I: Stories from the Trenches (Voices of War)
by Ann Heinrichs
by Adam Hibbert
America in World War I (Wars That Changed American History)
by Richard Worth
Woodrow Wilson (Presidents & Their Times)
by Katie Marsico
Marven of the Great North Woods
by Kathryn Lasky

Chapter Books

Hero Over Here: A Story of World War I
by Kathleen V. Kudlinski
World War I Heroes (Ten True Tales
by Allan Zullo
Stubby the War Dog: The True Story of World War I's Bravest Dog
by Ann Bausum
Spies of World War I: An Interactive Espionage Adventure
by Michael Burgan
The Night Flyers (Mysteries through History
by Elizabeth McDavid Jones
Hattie Big Sky
by Kirby Larson
Rascal
by Sterling North

Anne of Green Gables Series by L.M Montgomery

Chapter Books that Provide an Overview of World War I

A History of US: War, Peace, and All That Jazz: 1918-1945 (Book 9)
by Joy Hakim
DK Eyewitness Books: World War I
by Simon Adams
The Usborne Introduction to the First World War
by Ruth Brocklehurst and Henry Brook

Coloring Books about World War I

The Story of World War I Coloring Book (Dover History Coloring Book
by Gary Zaboly (Author)
Airplanes of World War I Coloring Book (Dover History Coloring Book
by Carlo Demand
The First World War: A Coloring Book
by Star Coloring Books

Movies about World War I

War Horse (2011)

Sergeant York (1941)