The Tortoise and the Soldier: A Story of Courage and Friendship in World War I

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The Tortoise and the Soldier: A Story of Courage and Friendship in World War I
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Series: Animal Stories
Genres: Chapter Books, Juvenile Fiction
Tags: Ages 12 & Up, Ages 8-12
Length: 128
ASIN: 1627791736
ISBN: 9781627791731

The Tortoise and the Soldier: A Story of Courage and Friendship in World War I: As a boy, Henry Friston dreamed of traveling the world. He thought he was signing up for a lifetime of adventure when he joined the Royal Navy.

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The Tortoise and the Soldier: A Story of Courage and Friendship in World War I

As a boy, Henry Friston dreamed of traveling the world. He thought he was signing up for a lifetime of adventure when he joined the Royal Navy. But when World War I begins, it launches the world, and Henry, into turmoil.

While facing enemy fire at Gallipoli, Henry discovers the strength he needs to survive in an unexpected source: a tortoise. And so begins the friendship of a lifetime. Based on true events, and with charming illustrations, this story of war, courage, and friendship will win the hearts of readers.

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