Paul B. Janeczko is a writer of poetry and nonfiction as well as a noted anthologist. His award-winning poetry anthologies include A Poke in the I, A Kick in the Head, A Foot in the Mouth, Firefly July, and The Death of the Hat. He is the author of Worlds Afire, Requiem, Top Secret, and The Dark Game. He lives in Maine.
For kids who enjoy reading about war, this is catnip. --Booklist This engaging, well-written text flows smoothly with good transitions among ideas...this is a dependable, interesting title that would be a useful addition for middle school libraries, or for high school libraries with large populations of low-level or struggling readers. --VOYA The intent here...is to offer fascinating case studies in the way deceptive strategy augments (or even supplants) fire power, and Janeczko carries the day. --Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books A top selection for those serious about military studies. --School Library Journal