Wednesday, September 16, 2009

All the Broken Pieces by Ann E. Burg

Set in 1977 this historical fiction books tells the story of Matt who was air-lifted out of Saigon two years earlier and adopted by an American family. Memories haunt him day and night of leaving his brother and mother behind and the guilt he feels about his brother being maimed by a bomb. Written in verse, this novel explores a loving family, Vietnam Vets, a supportive coach and baseball and the power of love.

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