- WINNER Carnegie Medal 2003
- WINENR Whitbread Children’s Book Award 2004
FAMILY | HISTORY | WAR
- Kensuke's Kingdom (Egmont 1999) a Robinsonade.
- HARTNETT, Sonya: The Silver Donkey (Viking 2004) young English soldier desert during WWI.
- SEDGWICK, Markus: The Foreshadowing (Orion 2006) Sasha has premonitions of horrible things that happen to her brothers on the battlefields.
- Regeneration (1997) based on Pat Barker’s novel.
- The Great Dictator (1940) WWI – but a must!
- BARKER, Pat: Life Class (Hamish Hamilton 2007)
- FAULKS, Sebastian: The Girl at the Lion d'Or (Hutchinson 1989)
- HEMINGWAY, Ernest: A Farewell to Arms (Scribner 1929)