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Charlie Pippin

Candy Dawson Boyd

Spunky eleven-year-old Charlie hopes to understand her rigid father by finding out everything she can about the Vietnam War, the war that let him survive but killed his dreams.
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All The Broken Pieces

Ann E. Burg · Scholastic Press; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A remarkable literary debut by a stunning new voice in children's fiction.Two years after being airlifted out of war-torn Vietnam, Matt Pin is haunted: by bombs that fell like dead crows, by the family -- and the terrible secret -- he left behind. Now, inside a caring adoptive home...
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Summer's End

Audrey Couloumbis · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 184
Format: Print book

In the summer of 1965, teenaged cousins Grace, Dolly and Theo are on their grandparents' farm dealing with the fact that their family has been broken apart by the Vietnam War. Dolly's brother went to Vietnam a few months earlier, and Theo's brother deserted to Canada. Now Grace's...
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Battle Fatigue

Mark Kurlansky · Walker Childrens
Format: Hardcover

Growing up in the years following World War II Joel Bloom and his friends dreamed of either fighting in the military or leading the Dodgers to the World Series But when Joel turns eighteen the Vietnam War is in full swing and the sides of war he learned about as a child are not nearly as clear...
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For What It's Worth

Janet Tashjian · Henry Holt
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The year is 1971 and the place is Laurel Canyon, California. Quinn, a fourteen-year-old music "encyclopedia," writes a music column -- called "For What It's Worth" -- for his school paper. But Quinn's world is about to change when he is faced with helping a war dodger...
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