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"The best Vietnam War novels yet for this age range." - Kirkus Reviews

Morris, Rudi, Ivan, and Beck are best friends for life. So when one of the teens is drafted into the Vietnam War, the others sign up, too. Although they each serve in a different branch, they are fighting the war together — and they promise to do all they can to come home together.

Of the four, it's Beck that has the most to lose. He's the smart one of the bunch, and he could be — SHOULD be — going to college. His parents certainly think so. But he has a pact to honor, and so Beck enlists in the US Air Force.

As their tours of duty near completion and the war itself spirals further out of control, the four best friends are at last on a collision course. Will they all survive long enough to be reunited?

About the Author

Chris Lynch is the author of numerous acclaimed books for middle-grade and teen readers, including the Cyberia series and the National Book Award finalist INEXCUSABLE. He teaches in the Lesley University creative writing MFA program, and divides his time between Massachusetts and Scotland.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780545270236
Author:
Lynch, Chris
Publisher:
Scholastic Press
Subject:
Historical - Military & Wars
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-Military and War
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Vietnam
Series Volume:
4
Publication Date:
20130131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 5 up to 9
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
from 10 up to 14

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