The Machine Gunners (Macmillan Collector's Library Book 87)

! Read * The Machine Gunners (Macmillan Collectors Library Book 87) by Robert Westall ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB. The Machine Gunners (Macmillan Collectors Library Book 87) Good novel for middle school student who enjoys historical stories about WWII. British Mystery Buff Bought this novel for a boy who likes history, particularly anything about WWII. Well-written for this age group.. R T Twinem said Young adult second world war adventure. As a child of the late 60s I loved to read everything from Captain Hurricane in the Valliant, the wonderful William by Richard Compton, and the amazing adventures of those intrepid five, the famous five. The machine gunners hark

The Machine Gunners (Macmillan Collector's Library Book 87)

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Rating : 4.55 (536 Votes)
Asin : B00ANJUES6
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Number of Pages : 471 Pages
Publish Date : 2014-01-09
Language : English

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When he stumbles across the remains of a German bomber crashed in the woods - its shiny, black machine-gun still intact - he grabs his chance. Includes a bonus short story - 'The Haunting of Chas McGill' - and an extended biography of the author.. Now with a brilliant cover look celebrating its fortieth anniversary. It'll go through a brick wall at a quarter of a mile.' Chas McGill has the second-best collection of war souvenirs in Garmouth, and he desperately wants it to be the best. Soon he's masterminding his own war effort with dangerous and unexpected results .The Machine Gunners is Robert Westall's gripping first novel for children set during World War Two and winner of the Carnegie Medal. And that gun's no pea-shooter. 'Some bright kid's got a gun and 2000 rounds of live ammo

Good novel for middle school student who enjoys historical stories about WWII. British Mystery Buff Bought this novel for a boy who likes history, particularly anything about WWII. Well-written for this age group.. R T Twinem said Young adult second world war adventure. As a child of the late 60's I loved to read everything from Captain Hurricane in the Valliant, the wonderful William by Richard Compton, and the amazing adventures of those intrepid five, the famous five. The machine gunners harks back to an innocent time, set during the second world war and a society light years away from the introduction of the internet and the scourge of social media. It's the story of Chas McGill and how he acquires a machine gun from the downed wreck of a German fighter plane. It's actually more than that; a story of friendship and growing up. An Excellent Book Balaurul The Machine Gunners is one of the best books I've read recently, combinding an intriguing subject matter and a suspenseful, fast-paced plotline into a great read. I highly recommend it for anyone around the ages of ten to fifteen, though of course this is only a rough guide.This book takes place in a town in Great Britain during World War II. Chas McGill, the main character, has been striving to become the person with the best war souvenier collection in town ever since Boddser Brown bested him with the nose cone from a bomber. He gets his chance when a German Hei

Westall's writing is smashing throughout."  —Kirkus Reviews starred review. "Seat-of-the-pants suspense