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Lost in the Pacific, 1942 : not a drop to drink

Author: Tod Olson
Publisher: New York, NY : Scholastic Inc., [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"World War II, October 21, 1942. A B-17 bomber drones high over the Pacific Ocean, sending a desperate SOS into the air. The crew is carrying America's greatest living war hero on a secret mission deep into the battle zone. But the plane is lost, burning through its final gallons of fuel. At 1:30 p.m., there is only one choice left: an emergency landing at sea. If the crew survives the impact, they will be left  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Fiction
Named Person: Eddie Rickenbacker; Eddie Rickenbacker; Eddie Rickenbacker; Eddie Rickenbacker; Eddie Rickenbacker
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tod Olson
ISBN: 9780545928113 0545928117 9780545928083 0545928087
OCLC Number: 939597229
Description: vii, 168 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: The castaways --
Prologue --
Top secret --
Island eyes --
Impact --
Stranded --
Things that go bump in the night --
Dead calm --
To catch a fish --
Out of the sky --
Not a drop to drink --
Despair --
Letters to snooks --
Daydreams --
Contact --
Race against time --
The ones not taken --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Tod Olson.

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"World War II, October 21, 1942. A B-17 bomber drones high over the Pacific Ocean, sending a desperate SOS into the air. The crew is carrying America's greatest living war hero on a secret mission deep into the battle zone. But the plane is lost, burning through its final gallons of fuel. At 1:30 p.m., there is only one choice left: an emergency landing at sea. If the crew survives the impact, they will be left stranded without food or water hundreds of miles from civilization. Eight men. Three inflatable rafts. Sixty-eight million square miles of ocean. What will it take to make it back alive?"--Back cover.

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