Vietnam #5: Walking Wounded by Chris LynchVietnam #5: Walking Wounded by Chris Lynch

Vietnam #5: Walking Wounded

byChris Lynch

Paperback | January 5, 2016

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Read as these characters tackle two historical obstacles: the Vietnam War and racial prejudice.

Morris, Rudi, Ivan, and Beck were best friends. So when one of them was drafted into the Vietnam War, the others signed up, too. They promised to look out for one another. They pledged to come home together.

.Now, that pledge has been broken. One of the four has been killed in action. And the remaining three are the only men alive who know the awful truth about their friend's death.

Each is left to deal with their secret in his own way. One of them will accompany his friend's body home to Boston. One of them will defy orders in an act of protest. And one of them will decide it's up to him to single-handedly win the war.

Chris Lynch is the author of numerous acclaimed books for middle-grade and teen readers, including the Vietnam and World War II 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 #5: Walking WoundedFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 7.57 × 5.26 × 0.5 inPublished:January 5, 2016Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545640164

ISBN - 13:9780545640169


Editorial Reviews

Praise for Chris Lynch's Vietnam:"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." -- Voice of Youth Advocates"A fine balance of thoughtfulness and gritty action." -- Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books"Lynch delivers an action-packed examination of the bonds and trials of friendship." -- School Library Journal"It makes you wonder how you would have acted in those situations... Recommended." -- Library Media