While the adults talk endlessly about the war overseas, Mason fights his own battles at home with a mean bully named Aden. But then Aden surprises Mason with an unexpected act of kindness. Finally, on the night the bells ring-and World War I ends-Mason lays an old enemy to rest. Readers will identify with this timeless story about a boy's coming-of-age.This quiet, affecting coming-of-age story... realistically evoke[s] life in another time and place. -The Horn BookAwards for The Night the Bells Rang:( An American Bookseller Pick of the Lists( A Child Study Children's Book Committee Children's Book of the Year
This book is part of a book series called Puffin Chapters .
This book is aimed at children in primary school.
There are 76 pages in this book. This book was published 2000 by Penguin Books Australia .