Kerrie Hollihan

Kerrie Hollihan

nonfiction author :: wonder(ing) woman

In the Fields and Trenches
Ghost Nebula

In the Fields and the Trenches

The Famous and the Forgotten on the Battlefields of World War I

Chicago Review Press, January 1, 2016
208 pages, ages 12 and up
ISBN 978-1613731307

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In the Fields and the Trenches chronicles the lives of heroes, cowards. comics, and villains—some famous, some not—who participated in this life changing event. Though their stories are a century old, they convey modern, universal themes of love, death, power, greed, courage, hate, fear, family friends, and sacrifice.

Honors and Recognition

NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People


“As they meet some of the remarkable individuals who took part in the war, readers young and old will find a lucid explanation of the conflict in Kerrie Logan Hollihan’s In the Fields and the Trenches.” (The Huffington Post)

“[T]he book will hold reader interest and will be valuable for classroom use.” (Booklist)

“[A] solid addition to medium to large collections.” (School Library Journal)

“Very highly recommended for young readers ages 12 and up…” (The Midwest Book Review)

“An ideal introductory work about the war, and even adults well read in the subject may find this of interest.” (NYMAS Review)

“A worthwhile addition to every library collection and a natural for military-history enthusiasts.” (Kirkus Reviews)