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David & the Mighty Eighth
Based on a true story, this historical fiction recounts a young British boy's adventures and the forging of a friendship with an American pilot and his crew. The friendly airmen with the United States Eighth Air Force-The Mighty Eighth-give the boy hope when Hitler's Nazis seem unstoppable. This coming-of-age account teaches that despite the horrors of war, something good ...more
Hardcover, 176 pages
Published September 1st 2007 by Bright Sky Press
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A story with a mighty heart!, February 20, 2009
This review is from: David & the Mighty Eighth (Hardcover)
I was drawn into this story from the first page. Though written for young readers, this story of a young British boy who dreams of becoming a fighter pilot is historically accurate, and I recommend it to readers of all ages. I fell in love with young David Freeman's character as he tries to be the man of the house for his mother and older sister while his father, a fighter pilot in the RA ...more