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The Right Now series contains colorful high-impact graphics and cutting-edge design, which adds drama to every page. These 40-page stories, containing no more than 600 words each, are intended for striving readers who struggle with traditional classroom fiction. The gripping realism of each story draws the reader in... but what happens next? The endings are ambiguous- ...more
Paperback, 48 pages
Published January 1st 2011 by Saddleback Educational Publishing (first published September 1st 2009)
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Carter
Nov 14, 2013 Carter rated it liked it
I just read a awesome poem, blast by Dee Phillips. The poem begins with him in the military. The main character in this poem is damien williams who is the main character.The best parts of this poem, is when he goes and to save Private Vincent torres from not burning. and private Damien william,Vincent Torres and Joelle carter. are the people on this book that are the main character in this story. i liked this poem because it is a war poem. if you like poems about war or fighting then I would ...more
Mrs. A
Nov 23, 2013 Mrs. A rated it really liked it
Shelves: poetry
My class just read a touching poem about the bravery of a soldier. Blast by Dee Phillips is a poem in a book that we found in the middle school library. The poem begins with a young soldier who is in the military, but scared so much he is shaking. His convoy across the desert ends up getting hit and he has an act of bravery that doesn't turn out the way you think. This poem made me think about war and making hard choices. I liked this poem and would recommend it if you would like to try a poem ...more
Cheemua
Nov 20, 2013 Cheemua rated it really liked it
I just read a cool poem, Blast by Dee Phillips The poem begins with people going to the war and fight soldier The main character in this poem is private Damien Williams who is a good soldier.The best parts of this poem are when the soldier goes and helps the soldier and he fights soldiers. The main character helped a soldier, goes to war and he helps a lot of soldiers. I liked this poem because a soldier helps the people and they work hard on the war. If you like poems about soldiers or learning ...more
Brady Dulin
Nov 20, 2013 Brady Dulin rated it really liked it
I just read a poem about bravery, Blast by Dee Phillips. The poem begins with a grenade hitting his team. The main character is Private Damien Williams who is brave. The best parts of the poem are the fighting, helping a hurt person and when they won the fight. The main character is scared and shaking when he saves a man from dying. I liked this poem because he helps his team out from the enemy. If you like poems about bravery or being scared then I recommend you read this poem.
Justin burns
Mar 06, 2014 Justin burns rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 40-book-clang
this book is about a men how save his corn. then his corn surird. then the men gets the gold star. and live happy ever after.
Christine Jensen
Nov 09, 2011 Christine Jensen rated it it was ok
Shelves: ya-hi-lo-rl-1-2
Interest Level: Junior High/High School
Reading Level: 1.0 to 2.0

After coming under fire, Private Damien Williams wins a metal for rescuing a fellow soldier. 45 pages. 600 words.
Mrs. Carey
Jan 31, 2016 Mrs. Carey rated it it was ok
Shelves: jkes-library
Many of the illustrations are cartoon-like and distract from any realism the story might create.
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