The Journal Scott Pendleton Collins

The Journal Scott Pendleton Collins

A World War II Soldier, Normandy, France 1944

By Walter Dean Myers

Scholastic Inc., Hardcover, 9780439050135, 144pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 1999

Each harrowing day of battle in France convinces 17-year-old Scott Pendleton Collins that he may not survive. In desperation, he records his thoughts, fears, and hopes in a journal he has carried since his first days as a soldier in Basic Training at Fort Dix.