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David and the Mighty Eighth
     

David and the Mighty Eighth

by Marjorie Hodgson Parker, Mark Postlethwaite (Illustrator)
 

Based on a true story, this historical fiction recounts a young British boy's adventures and the forging of a friendship with an American pilot and his crew. The friendly airmen with the United States Eighth Air Force-The Mighty Eighth-give the boy hope when Hitler's Nazis seem unstoppable. This coming-of-age account teaches that despite the horrors of war,

Overview

Based on a true story, this historical fiction recounts a young British boy's adventures and the forging of a friendship with an American pilot and his crew. The friendly airmen with the United States Eighth Air Force-The Mighty Eighth-give the boy hope when Hitler's Nazis seem unstoppable. This coming-of-age account teaches that despite the horrors of war, something good can be created from the worst of times and confirms the importance of faith, family, and freedom. It is testimony to the resilience of the human spirit.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781931721936
Publisher:
Bright Sky Press
Publication date:
11/28/2007
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.37(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)
Lexile:
740L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 10 Years

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Meet the Author

Marjorie Hodgson Parker is an award-winning author and has been widely published in newspapers, magazines, and books.

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