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    Vietnam #1: I Pledge Allegiance

    Vietnam #1: I Pledge Allegiance

    by Lynch, Chris

    Four best friends. Four ways to serve their country.

    Morris, Rudi, Ivan, and Beck are best friends for life. So when one of the teens is drafted into the Vietnam War, the others sign up, too. Although they each serve in a different branch, they are fighting the war together - and they pledge to do all they can to come home together.

    Haunted by dreams of violence and death, Morris makes it his personal mission to watch over his friends - and the best place to do that is in the US Navy. Stationed off the coast of Vietnam on the USS Boston, Morris and his fellow sailors provide crucial support to the troops on the ground.

    But the Boston itself isn't safe from attack. And as Morris finds his courage and resolve tested like never before, he keeps coming back to a single thought.

    He made a pledge. He must keep them safe.

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    by Chris Lynch

    Morris and his three best friends have always promised to stay friends and protect one another. So when one of them is drafted for the military, Morris and the others decide to enlist so they can watch each other's backs and come out alive. Despite nightmares of seeing his friends die right in front of him, Morris is determined to hold up his end of the pact.

    At first, life as a navy electrician seems simple enough, until Morris's ship joins the front lines off the coast of Vietnam and he comes face to face with the full terror of war. Can he steel himself to do what the navy has trained him to do, even as he begins to question his role in the war?

    The first installment in the Vietnam series takes a thought-provoking look at four young men on the cusp of a life- and world-changing endeavor.

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I Pledge Allegiance

Author: Chris Lynch

Series: Vietnam (Book #1)

Interest Level:
5-9

Lexile Framework:
860L

Grade Level Equivalent:
6

Guided Reading Level:
Z

Age:
10-14

Genre:
Historical Fiction, Series

Subject:
Vietnam War, Friends and Friendship

About This Book

Four best friends. Four ways to serve their country.

Morris, Rudi, Ivan, and Beck are best friends for life. So when one of the teens is drafted into the Vietnam War, the others sign up, too. Although they each serve in a different branch, they are fighting the war together — and they pledge to do all they can to come home together.

Haunted by dreams of violence and death, Morris makes it his personal mission to watch over his friends — and the best place to do that is in the US Navy. Stationed off the coast of Vietnam on the USS Boston, Morris and his fellow sailors provide crucial support to the troops on the ground.

But the Boston itself isn't safe from attack. And as Morris finds his courage and resolve tested like never before, he keeps coming back to a single thought.

He made a pledge. He must keep them safe.


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