I Pledge Allegiance

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By Chris Lynch
Publisher Scholastic, Incorporated - (Scholastic Press)
I Pledge Allegiance
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Four best friends. Four ways to serve their country. 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 togetherand they pledge to do all they can to come home together. Haunted by dreams of violence and death, Morris makes it his personal mission to watch over his friendsand the best place to do that is in the US Navy. Stationed off the coast of Vietnam on the USS Boston, Morris and his fellow sailors provide crucial support to the troops on the ground. But the Boston itself isnt safe from attack. And as Morris finds his courage and resolve tested like never before, he keeps coming back to a single thought. He made a pledge. He must keep them safe.

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36341 words36,341 words
192 pages192 pages
Lexile 860LLexile 860L
Grade 5 to H+Grade 5 to H+
Age 10-18Age 10-18

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9780545270298

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