Vietnam #1: I Pledge Allegiance by Chris LynchVietnam #1: I Pledge Allegiance by Chris Lynch

Vietnam #1: I Pledge Allegiance

byChris Lynch

Paperback | April 30, 2013

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"The best Vietnam War novels yet for this age range." -Kirkus Reviews

Morris, Rudi, Ivan, and Beck are best friends for life. So when one of them is drafted into the Vietnam War, the others sign up, too - each with a different branch of the US military.

Morris joins the US Navy, and he makes it his ersonal mission to watch over his friends from the USS Boston. But the Boston itself isn't safe from attack. And although Morris means to keep his friends safe, he may have his hands full justwatching out for himself.

CHRIS LYNCH is the author of numerous acclaimed books for middle-grade and teen readers, including the Cyberia series and the National Book Award finalist Inexcusable. He teaches in the Lesley University creative writing MFA program, and divides his time between Massachusetts and Scotland.
Title:Vietnam #1: I Pledge AllegianceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 7.57 × 5.27 × 0.44 inPublished:April 30, 2013Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545270308

ISBN - 13:9780545270304


Editorial Reviews

Praise for Chris Lynch's Vietnam series

"The best Vietnam War novels yet for this age range." -Kirkus Reviews

"Lynch brilliantly captures the war in small details." -Booklist

"So vivid, the reader will feel the stickiness of the heat and . . . hear the buzzing of mosquitoes." -VOYA

"A fine balance of thoughtfulness and gritty action." -Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books