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Threads of Honor

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A troop of Boy Scouts had arranged to have the American flag that belonged to their troop included in the flight kit of the Challenger. They had tried for the better part of a year to get this flag to fly on a space shuttle, only to be horrified to witness the explosion of the Challenger, with their flag aboard, 70 seconds after lift off. The amazing part of this story is...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published January 15th 2004 by Mapletree Publishing Company
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Ann Heiner
This was a nice little book. I don't remember hearing before about the true story that it tells, but it's pretty amazing. It tells about a very patriotic Boy Scout troop, and about our country's space program, how amazing the advances in technology are. I was a bit sad reading the book thinking about how two good organizations have come under attack - the Boy Scouts for not caving in to something they believe is immoral, and the Space Program for lack of funding. 10 short years ago when this boo...more
Tristi
This book was brilliant. Ryan chose to make the flag a point of view character, which was a risky move, but it paid off in high emotion and a depth of patriotic understanding we never would have gotten any other way. I loved this book.
Jeff
Novella about a Scoutmaster, his troop, their American flag and the quest to get it to fly on a space shuttle. Told from the perspective of the flag and the Scoutmaster. It was quite good considering the condensed nature.
Mary
Excellent Read!

With the price of silver, silver dollars may not be affordable as an Eagle Scout gift. This book would be a great Eagle Scout gift.

Linda
A very short book that can probably be read in less than an hour. Well worth your time and should make any American feel shivers of patriotism.
Katherine Woodin
A very touching story of the history of the flag and how a scout troop worked at getting the flag.
Sarah
Incredible, incredible book about the journey of one American flag.
Robin
Jan 02, 2009 Robin marked it as to-read
Patriotic. Must read!
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