We Were Heroes: The Journal of Scott Pendleton Collins, A World War II Soldier, Normandy, France, 1944 by Walter Dean MyersWe Were Heroes: The Journal of Scott Pendleton Collins, A World War II Soldier, Normandy, France, 1944 by Walter Dean Myers

We Were Heroes: The Journal of Scott Pendleton Collins, A World War II Soldier, Normandy, France…

byWalter Dean Myers

Paperback | March 1, 2012

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Newbery and Coretta Scott King award-winning author Walter Dean Myers's the WWII Journal of Scott Pendleton Collins is now available in paperback, with an exciting repackaging!

On the night of June 5, 1944, Scott Pendleton Collins is on a boat approaching Normandy, France. He's been stationed in England for weeks, and he and his unit are bored. They want to be out in the fi elds, doing something to help the Allied forces. But as his boat approaches the beach, Scott suddenly realizes what he and his comrades are up against, and it is an impossible invasion. Nothing in basic training, nothing he's heard from other soldiers, nothing he has ever experienced prepares Scott for what awaits on Omaha Beach.

As D-Day rages around him, Scott is separated from his original unit. Lost in the chaos, he does everything he can to survive. Involved in one of the most famous invasions in history, Scott's story is one of bravery and victory, heartache and pain, loss and survival.

Walter Dean Myers is the critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of more than eighty books for children and young adults. His award-winning body of work includes Sunrise Over Fallujah, Fallen Angels, Monster, Somewhere in the Darkness, Slam!, Jazz, and Harlem. Mr. Myers has received two Newbery Honors and fi ve Coretta S...
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Title:We Were Heroes: The Journal of Scott Pendleton Collins, A World War II Soldier, Normandy, France…Format:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 7.56 × 5.25 × 0.29 inPublished:March 1, 2012Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545398894

ISBN - 13:9780545398893

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