The Wall

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1990 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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A young boy and his father visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. "A sensitive and moving picture book, and a great discussion book as well." -- School Library Journal, starred review

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I truly enjoyed this book. I liked this book for many reasons. One reason I liked this book so much was because of the imagery Eve Bunting used. Her word choice was wonderful and I could easily ... Read full review

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User Review  - engpunk77 - LibraryThing

I almost loved this book until I recognized it for the propaganda that it is. I'm not sure that so many "gave their lives for their country" in this war, as many were forced to be killed and to kill ... Read full review

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About the author (1990)

Eve Bunting has written over two hundred books for children, including the Caldecott Medal-winning Smoky Night, illustrated by David Diaz, The Wall, Fly Away Home, and Train to Somewhere . She lives in Southern California. Ronald Himler is the award-winning illustrator of more than 75 books for children. He lives in the desert outside of Tuscon, Arizona and can be visited online at

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