Everything you need to understand or teach Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo.
Alone in a barn in World War I Belgium, Private Thomas Peaceful struggles to remain awake. As far as he is concerned, this might be the last night of his life, and he is determined not to waste it. With only eight hours until six in the morning, Thomas is determined to stay awake and remember his entire seventeen years of life.
Thomas remembers growing up in a rural village in England with his two brothers, Charlie and Big Joe, and his mother. He remembers the profound friendship and love he felt for his brother Charlie and their friend Molly. He remembers the three of them playing together after school and poaching on the Colonel's land.
As the three grow up, they swear to always stay together and vow that as long as they are together, they will always have great luck and happiness. However, as time goes...
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