Random House: Bringing You the Best in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Books
Authors
Books
Features
Newletters and Alerts

Buy now from Random House

  • On the Wings of Heroes
  • Written by Richard Peck
    Read by Lincoln Hoppe
  • Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download | ISBN: 9780739346938
  • Our Price: $13.50
  • Quantity:
See more online stores - On the Wings of Heroes

On the Wings of Heroes

Written by Richard PeckAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Richard Peck
Read by Lincoln HoppeAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Lincoln Hoppe

Audio Editions

Read by Lincoln Hoppe
On Sale: March 27, 2007
ISBN: 978-0-7393-4693-8
More Info...
Visit RANDOM HOUSE AUDIO to learn more about audiobooks.
On the Wings of Heroes Cover

Bookmark,
Share & Shelve:

  • Add This - On the Wings of Heroes
  • Email this page - On the Wings of Heroes
  • Print this page - On the Wings of Heroes
ABOUT THE BOOK ABOUT THE BOOK
ABOUT THE AUTHOR ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Categories for this book
This book has no tags.
You can add some at Library Thing.
Synopsis

Synopsis

Davy Bowman’s dad and brother hung the moon. Dad looks forward to Halloween more than a kid, and Davy’s brother, Bill, flies B-17s. Davy adores these two heroes and tries his best to follow their lead, especially now.
World War II has invaded Davy’s homefront boyhood. There’s an air raid drill in the classroom, and being a kid is an endless scrap drive. Bill has joined up, breaking their dad’s heart. It’s an intense, confusing time, and one that will invite Davy to grow up in a hurry.
This is one of Richard Peck’s finest novels–a tender, unforgettable portrait of the World War II homefront and a family’s love.
Richard Peck|Lincoln Hoppe

About Richard Peck

Richard Peck - On the Wings of Heroes
Born in Decatur, IIlinois, Richard Peck has written over 18 novels for young readers. He is the winner of the 1990 Margaret A. Edwards Award, a prestigious award sponsored by the Young Adult Library Services Association of the American Library Association in cooperation with School Library Journal; the 1990 National Council of Teachers of English/ALAN Award for outstanding contributions to young adult literature; and the Mystery Writers of America Edgar Allan Poe Award.


Peck says, "I want to write novels that ask honest questions about serious issues. A novel is never an answer; it's always a question." In The Last Safe Place on Earth, Peck deals with the serious issue of censorship, and young readers will have many questions long after the close the book.

About Lincoln Hoppe

Lincoln Hoppe - On the Wings of Heroes
Lincoln Hoppe is an accomplished actor of stage and screen with several films, plays, television shows, and numerous audiobooks. His diverse voice characterizations can be heard on animated films, video games, and commercials across the globe. He is a member of the Lost Angeles Comedy Sportz Improv Company.

  • On the Wings of Heroes by Richard Peck
  • March 27, 2007
  • Juvenile Fiction
  • Listening Library (Audio)
  • $13.50
  • 9780739346938

Your E-Mail Address
send me a copy

Recipient's E-Mail Address
(multiple addresses may be separated by commas)

A personal message: