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ISBN: 0844404667
Author: John Young Cole
Language: English
Publisher: Library of Congress; 1St Edition edition (June 1, 1984)
Pages: 78
Category: History & Criticism
Subcategory: Literature
Rating: 4.1
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Bibliographic Details. Publisher: Library of Congress, 1984, . Publication Date: 1984.

In contrast, the Americans began various efforts to put books in the hands of soldiers.

Books for Soldiers" - by James D. Crabtree (North Carolina). In contrast, the Americans began various efforts to put books in the hands of soldiers. At first, much of the work was devoted to gathering donated books. These were helpful but limited in their reach. This is a great read for children and adults! Quenelda isn't like other young girls of her age and has trouble fitting in. Root, from a humble background, has his own troubles. The two finally become friends and together prove that you don't have to be popular or look great to be able to do amazing things.

John Y. Cole, director of the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, wrote the story. You can read the issue in its entirety here. When books went to war, many American soldiers and sailors discovered the joy of reading. Between 1943 and 1947, nearly 123 million copies of flat, wide and easily pocketable paperbacks were distributed by Army and Navy Library Services-free of charge-to . service members around the world. A total of 1,324 titles were published in the series.

armed services members to the pleasures of reading.

The small books were convenient for soldiers because they fit easily into a cargo pocket. New York: Columbia University Press, 1950.

This rare "two-up" of Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn and Country Lawyer by Bellamy Partridge was never cut apart by the printer, and its edges remain untrimmed.

The Armed Services Editions introduced thousands of American soldiers and sailors to the pleasures of reading between 1943 and 1947. This book details the history of these editions, gives a bibliography, and a list of the titles.

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