Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers

Fallen Angels takes an in depth look at the life a teenager named Perry and his hopes of living out the American Dream. With a cheerful attitude and the intelligence of someone aged and experienced Perry decides at a young age that he would like to go to college. However due to the political and social climate of the United States Perry decides to enlist in the military instead to reach his dreams. What he finds in the Army is racial and social prejudice during the Vietnam War. This book takes us on Perry’s journey to overcoming his obstacles and finding his own dreams.

3 Stars

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