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A teen soldier returns home from Iraq forever changed in this poignant and pivotal novel that Kirkus Reviews calls as illuminating as a hand grenade, and just as powerful.
Ben lives a charmed lifeeffortlessly landing the lead in the high school musical, dating the prettiest girl in school. When he decides to enlist in the army after 9/11, no one thinks hell be in real danger. But his decision has devastating consequences: His convoy gets caught in an explosion, and Ben ends up in a coma for two months.
When he wakes up, he doesnt know where he isor remember anything about his old life. His family and friends mourn what they see as a loss, but Ben perseveres. And as he triumphs, readers will relate to this timely novel that pairs the action and adventure of the best war stories with the emotional elements of struggle and transformation.
|Publisher:||Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers|
|Publish Date:||Feb 05, 2013|
|Number of Pages:||160|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.3|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||8.3 x 5.5 x 0.4|
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