War & Watermelon

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War & Watermelon

By Rich Wallace

Viking Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780670011520, 184pp.

Publication Date: June 9, 2011

Description
It's the summer of 1969. We've just landed on the moon, the Vietnam War is heating up, the Mets are beginning their famous World Series run, and Woodstock is rocking upstate New York. Down in New Jersey, twelve-year-old Brody is mostly concerned with the top ten hits on the radio and how much playing time he'll get on the football team. But when he goes along for the ride to Woodstock with his older brother and sees the mass of humanity there, he starts to wake up to the world around him-a world that could take away the brother he loves.


About the Author
Rich Wallace lives in Honesdale, Pennsylvania.

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