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There Come a Soldier

Average rating
4.4 out of 5
Based on 30 Ratings and 16 Reviews

Book Description
During the last years of World War II a young paratrooper-lost and scared in the Belgian forest-has little to rely on buy his memories . . . memories of his boyhood growing up poor in the cotton fields of Georgia, surrounded by the warmth and love of family and friends. Working hard, playing hard, watching out for five brothers and sisters and a girl named Ruthie, it is clear that the boy who beco... More
Book Information
PublisherHandprint Books Inc
BindingHardcover (3 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages40
Publication Date09/06/2007
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About Peggy Mercer (Author) : Peggy Mercer is a published author of children's books. Published credits of Peggy Mercer include There Come a Soldier, Ten Cows to Texas: Handprint Books.
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About Ron Mazellan (Illustrator) : Ron Mazellan has been an illustrator for over twenty years, bridging market venues such as advertising, editorial and publishing industries. Within recent years Ron has committed his talent to the chi... more
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10/8/2009 Peggy Mercer tagged as: I wrote

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2/18/2008 Ellen Myrick said: Peggy Mercer gently pulls the young reader into a better understanding of war and its effects in this timeless picture book. Ron Mazellan's illustrations strike a delicate balance that informs without passing judgment and the final moment of truce is made all the more poignant.
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