Source:Scholastic Inc., Volume Econoclad, New York, p.309 (1988)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3563 .Y48 F35 1988
Keywords:1961-1975--Fiction, 1961-1975--Juvenile fiction, African Americans--Fiction, Coretta Scott King Award, 1989, Vietnamese Conflict, War stories
Summary: Seventeen-year-old Richie Perry, just out of his Harlem high school, enlists in the Army in the summer of 1967 and spends a devastating year on active duty in Vietnam.
Lexile measure 650; book level 4.2; realistic fiction