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Rescue ! True Stories of the Winners of the Young American Medal for Bravery

Norman Anderson

Rescue ! True Stories of the Winners of the Young American Medal for Bravery

by Norman Anderson

  • 228 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Walker & Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • Heroes,
  • Children,
  • Children"s Books/All Ages,
  • Young American Medal for Bravery,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Young American Medal for Brave,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • General,
  • Biography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages124
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7877166M
    ISBN 100802764878
    ISBN 109780802764874
    OCLC/WorldCa9082536

    The presentation was made in by Group Captain A.G. Dagg, Commanding Officer RCAF Station Summerside, who praised FSgt Vincent, a non-swimmer, for his courage in saving the young girl's life. The Award for Bravery Medal was introduced in for presentation to cadets who knowingly risk their own lives while saving the lives or property of. The Above and Beyond Bravery Award. This is an event held bi annually to honor our service men and women who are true American heroes because of the sacrifices they make to their families for our country.

    Real-Life MoH recipient: William Carney as played by loosely-based, composite characters in Glory () He received the Medal for his courage in saving the 54th Massachusetts American flag from falling and planting it on the fort's parapet during the Second Battle of Fort Wagner. When the troops fell back, Carney retrieved the flag under fierce fire, despite being severely .   Adapting the book for the screen will be Michael Russell Gunn whose script, The Virginian, based on the life of a young George Washington sold to Warner Bros. with Bradley Cooper attached to star.

      Kelly Barnhill lives in Minnesota with her husband and three children. She is the author of four novels, most recently The Girl Who Drank the Moon, winner of the Newbery Medal, and the short story collection for adult readers, Dreadful Young Ladies and Other Stories. The Witch’s Boy received four starred reviews and was a finalist for the Min­nesota Book /5(). Please be aware that this discussion guide may contain spoilers! Introduction Edward Dolnick has done a terrific job in The Rescue Artist of opening up all the elements of a specific event-the theft of Edward Munch's famous painting The Scream - and bringing them together like a skilled choreographer, resulting in a great reading experience. This book has it all: truth, suspense, .


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Tells the stories of twelve young heroes whose quick actions saved lives and earned them the Young American Medal for Bravery. Includes capsule biographies of thirty-one additional winners since Rescue!: true stories of the winners of the young American Medal for Bravery.

[Walter R Brown; Norman D Anderson] -- Tells the stories of twelve young heroes whose quick actions saved lives and earned them the Young American Medal for Bravery.

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