The Resource Choosing courage : inspiring true stories of what it means to be a hero, Peter Collier

Choosing courage : inspiring true stories of what it means to be a hero, Peter Collier

Label
Choosing courage : inspiring true stories of what it means to be a hero
Title
Choosing courage
Title remainder
inspiring true stories of what it means to be a hero
Statement of responsibility
Peter Collier
Title variation
Inspiring true stories of what it means to be a hero
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"What turns an ordinary person into a hero? What happens in the blink of an eye on a battlefield (or in any dangerous situation) to bring out true courage? The men and women who have been recognized by the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation know the answers to these questions deep in their hearts"--Amazon.com
Awards note
Texas Lone Star Nominee 2017-2018
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
SO$
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Collier, Peter
Dewey number
355.0092/273
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
Ages 10 and up
LC call number
  • U
  • U52
LC item number
.C65 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Soldiers
  • Heroes
  • Medal of Honor
  • Military biography
  • Soldiers
  • Heroes
  • Medal of Honor
  • Military biography
  • Texas Lone Star Nominee
  • Armed Forces
  • Heroes
  • Medal of Honor
  • Military biography
  • Soldiers
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Choosing courage : inspiring true stories of what it means to be a hero, Peter Collier
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Published in collaboration with the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation."
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
World War II. Jack Lucas: the boy who went to war ; My grandfather the war hero by Jonna Doolittle Hoppes ; George Sakato: "going for broke" ; Desmond Doss: the lifesaver ; Vernon Baker: fighting for dignity -- The Korean War. Tibor Rubin: the survivor ; Ronald Rosser: a brother fights for revenge ; Overcoming fear by Wesley L. Fox ; Tom Hudner: the color of friendship -- The Vietnam War. Sammy Davis: a soldier's job ; A life saved by Jim Deister ; Alfred Rascon: ten minutes of hell ; George "Bud" Day: maximum resistance ; Surviving hell by Leo K. Thorness ; Thomas Norris and Michael Thornton: devils with green faces -- The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Salvatore Giunta: bringing a buddy home ; Clinton Romesha: born to fight ; War wounds that last a lifetime by Juanita Milligan ; A daughter's story by MattieMae Milligan ; Leroy Petry: a ranger leads the way ; The loss of a son by Deb Dunham -- Heroism in civilian life. Rick Rescorla: warnings and bravery on 9/11 ; Jencie Fagan: a teacher's lesson in courage ; On being bullied and learning self-respect by Allen Lynch ; Jordy Cox: healing the world, one patient at a time ; On serving others before self by Jack Jacobs -- Afterword: the consequences of war -- The medal of honor: then and now
Control code
ocn945698977
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First paperback edition
Extent
xiii, 257 pages
Isbn
9781579657055
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)945698977
  • (Sirsi) a1955670
Label
Choosing courage : inspiring true stories of what it means to be a hero, Peter Collier
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Published in collaboration with the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation."
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
World War II. Jack Lucas: the boy who went to war ; My grandfather the war hero by Jonna Doolittle Hoppes ; George Sakato: "going for broke" ; Desmond Doss: the lifesaver ; Vernon Baker: fighting for dignity -- The Korean War. Tibor Rubin: the survivor ; Ronald Rosser: a brother fights for revenge ; Overcoming fear by Wesley L. Fox ; Tom Hudner: the color of friendship -- The Vietnam War. Sammy Davis: a soldier's job ; A life saved by Jim Deister ; Alfred Rascon: ten minutes of hell ; George "Bud" Day: maximum resistance ; Surviving hell by Leo K. Thorness ; Thomas Norris and Michael Thornton: devils with green faces -- The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Salvatore Giunta: bringing a buddy home ; Clinton Romesha: born to fight ; War wounds that last a lifetime by Juanita Milligan ; A daughter's story by MattieMae Milligan ; Leroy Petry: a ranger leads the way ; The loss of a son by Deb Dunham -- Heroism in civilian life. Rick Rescorla: warnings and bravery on 9/11 ; Jencie Fagan: a teacher's lesson in courage ; On being bullied and learning self-respect by Allen Lynch ; Jordy Cox: healing the world, one patient at a time ; On serving others before self by Jack Jacobs -- Afterword: the consequences of war -- The medal of honor: then and now
Control code
ocn945698977
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First paperback edition
Extent
xiii, 257 pages
Isbn
9781579657055
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)945698977
  • (Sirsi) a1955670

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