On the Wings of Heroes by Richard Peck
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On the Wings of Heroes
By Richard Peck

On the Wings of Heroes

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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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780142412046
ISBN-10: 014241204X
Format: Paperback / softback
(197mm x 130mm x 11mm)
Pages: 148
Imprint: Penguin USA
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Country of Publication: United States

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