Wishes, Dares, & How to Stand Up to a Bully
from Creston Books...
This poignant novel in verse crystallizes a boy's worries about his father, MIA in Vietnam. His family, new best friend, and a bully unexpectedly all help Jack find the courage to do the right thing, not the easy thing.
old Jack misses his Dad who is MIA in Vietnam. It's been months since he
and his family had word of his whereabouts. The last thing Jack wants to
do is spend summer with his grandparents. Mom believes it will be good for
them all -- Jack, his sister Katy, Mom, Gran and Pops -- to be together
while they wait for word about Dad. Keeping busy will keep them out of
trouble and help them think of other things.
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