Battle Dress by Amy Efaw

Battle Dress

byAmy Efaw

Paperback | December 2, 2010

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Based on the authorÕs own experiences as a cadet at the exclusive United States Military Academy at West Point, Battle Dress is the brutally honest tale of seventeen-year-old Andi Davis, who views her acceptance at West Point as a chance to escape her dysfunctional family and prove to herself that she has what it takes to survive ÒThe Beast,Ó insider terminology for Basic Training. But nothing could have prepared Andi for the rigors that followÑor for the inner strength that she will need to succeed as a woman in a nearly all-male society. Compelling and powerful, but never militaristic, this is a tale of triumph that wonÕt fail to move readers.

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Amy Efaw is a former Army officer and freelance journalist. She lives with her family in Denver, Colorado.
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Title:Battle DressFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8.2 × 5.5 × 0.7 inPublished:December 2, 2010Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0142413976

ISBN - 13:9780142413975

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 17

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-Provides insights into long-held traditions at a mostly unfamiliar, formerly male-dominated institution. Compelling, at times stomach-turning, reading.+ -School Library Journal

-Even readers who disagree with Andi+s values will be pulling for her.+ -Publishers Weekly