Annotations for Knit Your Bit : A World War I Story


Baker & Taylor
Wanting to do something helpful when his father leaves to fight overseas during World War I, Mikey learns about a Knitting Bee in Central Park for which volunteers can knit clothing supplies for troops, an event that sparks a competition between the boys and girls in Mikey's class.

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Penguin Putnam
Mikey's dad has left home to fight overseas during World War I, and Mikey wants to do something BIG to help. When his teacher suggests that the class participate in a knitting bee in Central Park to knit clothing for the troops, Mikey and his friends roll their eyes--knitting is for girls! But when the girls turn it into a competition, the boys just have to meet the challenge.

Based on a real "Knit-In" event at Central Park in 1918, Knit Your Bit shows readers that making a lasting contribution is as easy as trying something new!


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