The War With GrandpaBook - 1984
Peter is thrilled that Grandpa is coming to live with his family. That is, until Grandpa moves right into Peter's room, forcing him upstairs.
Peter loves his grandpa but wants his room back. He has no choice but to declare war! With the help of his friends, Peter devises outrageous plans to make Grandpa surrender the room. But Grandpa is tougher than he looks. Rather than give in, Grandpa plans to get even.
They used to be such great pals. Has their war gone too far?
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" Peter tells this story with honesty and humor ....By the story's end, Peter has learned much about the causes and effects of war--and human dignity."- School Library Journal
"The humor of the story derives from Peter's first-person account and from the reader's recognition of Peter's valiant effort to maintain two mutually exclusive emotions."- The Horn Book Magazine
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Upset that he has to give up the room he loves to his grandfather, Pete decides to declare war in an attempt to get it back.
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I read half of this book and it was pretty much about a child ranting on and on about how he had to write a report and he decided to write it about him and his grandfather. (a "war" they apparently had had) He kept on complaining about his ailing grandfather who's wife had passed and he had to move upstairs to the guest room because his grandfather could not get up 3 flights of stairs. (arthritis) But because his grandfather is now living with his family, he needs to find a way to get rid of him.
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