Standing on the airfield in Hawaii, watching a boy her age taking his first solo flight, Meredith vows again to learn to fly. In Washington D.C.,her friend Catherine is equally determined to write real news stories for the school newspaper. As December 7, 1941, approaches, the girls have no idea that their faith and their dreams are about to carry them through one of the biggest events in the life of their nation.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 256 Vendor: ZonderKidz Publication Date: 2008 Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 X 0.64 (inches)
Learning to fly is all Navy daughter Meredith Lyons has ever dreamed about, but when the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor, Meredith comes to the aid of the wounded and discovers strength she never knew she had. Her best friend, Catherine Clark, a high school reporter, finds herself the center of the story, when her Navy father, stationed at Pearl Harbor, is missing. Excellent for educators and homeschool use.
Nancy LeSourd grew up in Atlanta, Georgia during the turbulent civil rights era of the sixties, where she learned first-hand as a teenager the impact that a young person can have on history. She taught history in middle school and high school before becoming a lawyer. She currently lives with her husband, Jeff, and their children, Luke and Cate at antebellum Evergreen Farm in the Quaker community of Lincoln, Virginia, the site of the adventures of the Underground Railroad book in the Liberty Letters series. For more information, visit www.libertyletters.com