Sharpshooter

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Scholastic Press, 2012 - JUVENILE NONFICTION - 187 pages
29 Reviews
Four best friends. Four ways to serve their country.

Morris, Ivan, Rudi, and Beck are best friends for life. So when Rudi is drafted into the Vietnam War, the other teens sign up too. Though they each serve in a different branch of the U.S. military, they are fighting the war together--and fighting to come home together.

Ivan is by far the most gung ho about service. He comes from a long line of servicemen, and he grew up hearing his father's stories of glory and heroism in World War II. In fact, Ivan has long suspected that the only way to earn his father's respect is to join the U.S. Army.

Trained as a sniper, Ivan proves to be very good at his job. But Vietnam is not the war he was expecting. And glory and heroism do not come easily in the jungle. Ivan may get out of Vietnam alive. But will he get out of Vietnam intact?

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The writing in this book was powerful and effective. - Goodreads
It's stamped in military font across the back cover. - Goodreads
VV It was never ending. - Goodreads

Review: Sharpshooter (Vietnam #2)

User Review  - Trenton Keafer - Goodreads

I think that this book is ok but not as good as the first one. It doesn't go in to as much detail as the first. Also I caught my self trying to skip paragraphs that were boring to me. The thing about ... Read full review

Review: Sharpshooter (Vietnam #2)

User Review  - Malakai - Goodreads

The book is really intensed. Read full review

About the author (2012)

Chris Lynch is the author of numerous acclaimed books for middle-grade and teen readers, including the Cyberia series and the National Book Award finalist INEXCUSABLE. He teaches in the Lesley University creative writing MFA program, and divides his time between Massachusetts and Scotland.