9781627791731

The Tortoise and the Soldier A Story of Courage and Friendship in World War I

  • ISBN 13:

    9781627791731

  • ISBN 10:

    1627791736

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/24/2015
  • Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

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Summary

As a boy, Henry Friston dreamed of traveling the world. He thought he was signing up for a lifetime of adventure when he joined the Royal Navy. But when World War I begins, it launches the world, and Henry, into turmoil. While facing enemy fire at Gallipoli, Henry discovers the strength he needs to survive in an unexpected source: a tortoise. And so begins the friendship of a lifetime. Based on true events, and with charming illustrations, this story of war, courage, and friendship will win the hearts of readers.

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