Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: Treaties, Trenches, Mud, and Blood - Nathan Hale

This fourth book in the ongoing series that I've been reviewing is an impressive attempt to distill the causes and events of the first world war into a manageable size. It is largely successful taking into account that this is really a series for young readers, and the author himself recognizes that he should focus on smaller events in history. Don't expect to be blown away by details, but I think he made a smart move to portray the various factions as specific animals (somewhat) related to their nations--similar to what was seen in Maus