The Art of Keeping Cool is about a familys fatherthat goes to WWII and loses his leg. So the momand two kids moves in with a family they don’teven know. Robert one of the two kids who goesto Rhode Island meets his cousin, and finds outhis cousin loves to draw. He is a great drawer andfinds a German drawer named Able Hoffman. Heis thought to be a spy, but only Robert cousin Eliotdoes not.
The home front covers the activities of the civilians in anation at war. World War II was a all-out war; homelandproduction became even less valuable to boththe Allies and the Axis Powers. Life on the home frontduring World War II was a significant part of the wareffort for all people who had a major impact on theoutcome of the war.
The Governments became involved with new issuessuch as rationing, home defense, evacuation in caseof air raids, and response to attacks of enemypowers. people responded to leadershipand advertisement by making scrap drives andvictory gardens. Women were given jobs for men.Witch effected the success in the economy whichwas a major factor in the war.