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When I Was a Soldier by Valerie Zenatti

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Published by Bloomsbury USA Children"s Books .
Written in English


  • Military,
  • Jewish Studies,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • Women,
  • Middle East - Israel,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / History / Military & Wars,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Biography & Autobiography - General,
  • Biography,
  • Israel,
  • Jews, French,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Soldiers,
  • Women soldiers

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8902474M
ISBN 101599900599
ISBN 109781599900599

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  This story is called "When I was a soldier" by Valerie Zenatti. It's about a girl who originaly was raised in france but she moved to Isreal with her parents. Every teenager at when done with school, go into the military. So before they t they need to be organized and have their beds done when ever waking up.4/5(6). About When I was a Soldier At a time when Israel is in the news every day and politics in the Middle East are as complex as ever before, this story of one girl's experience in the Israeli national army is both topical and fascinating. When I Was a Soldier: Memoirs of a Cold War Infantry Officer 1st Edition by Rick Kramer (Author)/5(8).   When I Was a Soldier. by Valerie Zenatti. pp, Bloomsbury, £ "You don't talk to a soldier the way you would to a teenager," writes Valerie Zenatti, reflecting on the changes in her parents'.

  This book tells the story of the "Jessica lynch" story, the US soldier who was captured in Iraq which led to her spectacular rescue mission by the US elite forces. It's well written which is as positive as it gets for this book. Jessica herself is a typical small town American girl, kind of shy and by: The interesting thing about When I was a Soldier is the lack of politics in the book. There are no lectures, no propaganda, no history. Simply a young girl joining an army and missing her mother’s food or her boyfriend. The same book could have been written by an year-old Chechen rebel or an year-old from Ohio serving in Iraq. Soldier is a fantastic book. But it has some items that are unusual for a VN War book. First, the author's story is from am officer's perspective. He is a Lt. Col. in VN in IG and command assignments. Second, you get to hear his incredible experiences as a child in WV and as an enlisted soldier in the Korean conflict/5(54).   I seem to remember the first edition of Soldier I boing on the shelves around '92 prior to Bravo Two Zero, by fellow former B squadron member 'Andy McNab', which lead to the boom of releases (and generic flaming letters cover designs) by former members and the disclosure contracts presented to serving members in '/5.

  When she wrote When I Was a Soldier, Valerie Zenatti was an 18 year old girl in the Israeli army. She was completing her mandatory two years of military service that begins for all Israelis, men and women alike, when they turn Her memoir recounts the thoughts, feelings, and actions that she experienced during her service/5. Softcover, ISBN Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Childrens, Acceptable. When I Was a Soldier. This is a paper back book: This item is fairly worn but is functional. It could have cosmetic wear such as highlighting/writing, folded pages, corner curls or cover damage. The book may be personalized and could contain page markers or /5(). When I Was a Soldier by Valerie Zenatti Of the or so foreign books that are translated into English and published each year in the United States, it is not difficult to imagine why Bloomsbury's Children's Books chose to publish a translation of Valérie Zenatti's When I . Soldier is book three in the Talon series by Julie Kagawa and if you havent started the series yet, you definitely should. I will warn you, if you have read anything by Kagawa, you know she isnt one to let her characters go happily off into the sunset when you are mid-series so keep that in mind when you pick this book up/5.