Rolling Thunder by Kate MessnerRolling Thunder by Kate Messner

Rolling Thunder

byKate MessnerIllustratorGreg Ruth

Hardcover | April 25, 2017

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Award-winning author Kate Messner and acclaimed artist Greg Ruth honor the sacrifices of American veterans and their families in this touching tribute of remembrance.

Lines of bikes are miles long,

Shining, half a million strong.

Rumbling, grumbling, engines roar.

Peace signs. High fives. Spirits soar.

Each Memorial Day in Washington, DC, more than a million veterans and their supporters gather for the Rolling Thunder Run, a motorcycle rally that pays tribute to the American armed forces. Following one boy's experience with his grandfather, this lyrical story, penned by Kate Messner and illustrated by Greg Ruth, honors the bravery and sacrifice of American heroes - those who have returned home, and those who haven't.

Kate Messner is the author of The Seventh Wish; All the Answers; and the Ranger in Time and Marty McGuire chapter book series. Kate lives on Lake Champlain with her family. Visit her online at Ruth has written and drawn stories for Dark Horse Comics, DC/Vertigo Comics, Fantagraphics, and the New York Times. He ...
Title:Rolling ThunderFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 10.58 × 10.3 × 0.38 inPublished:April 25, 2017Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545470129

ISBN - 13:9780545470124

Editorial Reviews

"Sincere, affecting pages... pay tribute to the sacrifices of veterans and their families... An emotional wringer." -- The Wall Street Journal

"A lyrical ode to our nation's fallen heroes and those who keep their memories alive." -- School Library Journal

"[A respectful, eloquent, and moving tribute to those in the military, past and present." -- Booklist