Learning to fly is all Navy daughter Meredith Lyons has ever dreamed about, but when the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor, Meredith comes to the aid of the wounded and discovers strength she never knew she had. Her best friend, Catherine Clark, a high school reporter, finds herself the center of the story, when her Navy father, stationed at Pearl Harbor, is missing. Excellent for educators and homeschool use.
In this revised edition, The Liberty Letters® series introduces fictional characters whose courage, ingenuity, and faith shaped events in U.S. history. Through the power of friendship, each story reveals how God works through ordinary teens in extraordinary times. THE ASPIRATIONS OF TWO YOUNG WOMEN PROPEL THEM INTO THE PATH OF A FATEFUL DAY Standing on the airfield in Hawaii, watching a boy her age take his first solo flight, Meredith vows again to learn to fly. In Washington, D.C., her friend Catherine is equally determined to write real news stories for the school newspaper. As December 7, 1941 approaches, the girls have no idea that their faith and their dreams are about to carry them through one of the biggest events in the life of their nation.
Nancy LeSourd is an author, attorney, wife, and mother of two, who lives in the Washington D. C. area. She has a B.A. in political science from Agnes Scott College, a M.A. from Tufts University in secondary education with an emphasis on American History, and a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. A William Robertson Coe fellow in American history, she taught American history to middle and high school students. For more information, visit www.libertyletters.com
|published||September 1st 2008 by Zonderkidz|
|isbn||0310713897 (isbn13: 9780310713890)|
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