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4.18  ·  Rating Details ·  17 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Tommy Riley and his friends are growing up among the men and machines of a key Air Force Base in the middle of the Cold War. One day, the boys sneak into a top-secret reconnaissance bomber, switch on the radio, and overhear a commie plan that is so diabolical . . .
Paperback, 228 pages
Published October 27th 1999 by Xlibris Corporation
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Clay Cook
Jul 02, 2009 Clay Cook rated it it was amazing
Such a wonderful surprise! Walter Mitty isn't dead, he lives on in this fabulous tale of little boys growing up on an Air Force base during the Cuban Missle Crisis. Overhearing what is going on in the larger world after all of their fathers and all (well as it turns out, not quite all) of the base's airplanes have been deployed to face off with Castro and the Soviets, these modern little rascals determine to join the fight! Charming writing and disarmingly honest portrayal of the dreams of littl ...more
Jun 30, 2009 Kate rated it it was amazing
I don't think this is in print anymore, but if you can ever get your hands on it, its great. Its the story about a group of four little boys living on a military base during the Cuban Missile Crisis. They decide to take matters into their own hands and show the US and the world that the Russians are lying to us.
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