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Mazer, Harry.
HEROES DON'T RUN
New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2005.
IL 5-8, RL 4.6
ISBN 0689855346
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His grandfather had been wounded in a war, his father died at Pearl Harbor and now Adam, a marine, was on a troop ship headed for Okinawa.  Going against his motherís wishes Adam must now face paralyzing fear, death, and memories of his father. Would he survive the last major battle of World War II? If you like exciting war stories and want to read more about Adam Pelko, try A Boy at War and A Boy No More by the same author.  (Jean B. Bellavance for Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Awards, 2007-2008)
SUBJECTS:     World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan -- Okinawa Island -- Fiction.
                        United States. Marine Corps -- Fiction.

 
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