Choosing Courage


How does an ordinary person become a hero? It happens in a split second, a moment of focus and clarity, when a c made. Here are the gripping accounts of Medal of Honor recipients who demonstrated guts and selflessness on the and confronted life-threatening danger to make a difference. There are the stories of George Sakato and Vernon Baker—both of whom overcame racial discrimination to enlist in the army during World War II (Sakato was a sec generation Japanese American, Baker an African American) and went on to prove that heroes come in all colors—an Clint Romesha, who led his outnumbered fellow soldiers against a determined enemy to prevent the Taliban from t over a remote U.S. Army outpost in read more

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ISBN:

9781579657055

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

240

Dimensions:

22cm x 17cm

RRP:

$27.99

Category:

Kids & Young Adult

Publisher:

Workman Publishing

Published:

01 June 2016

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Peter Collier