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On the Wings of Heroes
by Richard Peck




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Davy Bowman's dad looks forward to Halloween more than a kid, and Davy's brother, Bill, flies B-17s. Davy adores these two heroes and tries his best to follow their lead, especially now. World War II has invaded Davy's homefront boyhood. Bill has joined up, breaking their dad's heart. It's an intense, confusing time, and one that will spur Davy to grow up in a hurry. This is one of Richard Peck's finest novels--a tender, unforgettable portrait of the World War II home front and a family's enduring love.

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Overview

Davy Bowman's dad looks forward to Halloween more than a kid, and Davy's brother, Bill, flies B-17s. Davy adores these two heroes and tries his best to follow their lead, especially now. World War II has invaded Davy's homefront boyhood. Bill has joined up, breaking their dad's heart. It's an intense, confusing time, and one that will spur Davy to grow up in a hurry. This is one of Richard Peck's finest novels--a tender, unforgettable portrait of the World War II home front and a family's enduring love.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780142412046
  • ISBN-10: 014241204X
  • Publisher: Puffin Books
  • Publish Date: October 2008
  • Page Count: 160
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12
  • Dimensions: 7.76 x 5.1 x 0.43 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.29 pounds


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