Woodford Brave

Woodford Brave

by Marcia Thornton Jones, Kevin Whipple

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Overview

Cory Woodford, aka "The Kid", is determined to live up to his intimidating family legacy of bravery. While his father is off fighting in World War II, eleven-year-old Cory and his friends spend the summer building go-carts, drawing comics, playing baseball . . . and tracking down Nazi spies. Right and wrong are more complicated than in Cory's beloved comics, and he and his friends soon learn that the world isn't as black and white as they thought. In an age when friendships are deep and complex, Cory makes mistakes and hurtful decisions. Based on the author's personal experience and research, Woodford Brave is a deeply satisfying novel of summer and friendship, but also explores what it means to be a son, a friend, a neighbor—and truly brave. Includes an author's note and selected bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781629794372
Publisher: Astra Publishing House
Publication date: 10/06/2015
Sold by: Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 200
Lexile: 780L (what's this?)
File size: 18 MB
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Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Marcia Thornton Jones is the author/co-author of more than 130 books including seven popular series for children with sales totaling more than 42 million copies. She lives in Lexington, Kentucky. www.marciatjones.com.

Kevin Whipple graduated from the College for Creative Studies in Detroit and received a MFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York. He lives in Brooklyn, New York. kevinwhipple.com.

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