Momcilo Gavric's World War I Story

From the Series Narrative Nonfiction: Kids in War

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 4
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

In August 1914, Austro-Hungarian troops attacked eight-year-old Momcilo Gavric’s village in Serbia. With his home destroyed and his family missing, Momcilo set off on his own to seek help from the Serbian army. The Serbian army took him in, and soon Momcilo was fighting against the Austro-Hungarian army that had taken everything from him. Follow Momcilo as he enters battle and becomes the youngest soldier to fight in World War I.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Social Studies
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction
Copyright 2018
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™, LernerClassroom
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2018-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 3.3
Text Type Narrative Nonfiction
BISACS JNF007020, JNF025130, JNF025070
Dewey 940.4/124971092 [B]
Dimensions 6 x 9
Lexile 590
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 3.9
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 195406
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
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Author: Vanessa Acton

Vanessa Acton is a writer and editor in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She enjoys stalking dead people (also known as historical research), drinking too much tea, and taking long walks during her home state's annual three-week thaw.

Illustrator: Ann Kronheimer