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Shooting the Moon

Frances O'Roark Dowell

Edgar Award-winning author Frances O’Roark Dowell is acclaimed for the rich characterizations in her poignant coming-of-age novels. Drawing on her experience as a colonel’s daughter, Dowell delivers an evocative portrait of a 12-year-old girl whose view of life, war, and her dad— Fort Hood’s base commander—changes as her corpsman brother sends home haunting images from Vietnam. An eloquent narration captures the emotional intensity of the novel’s gripping prose. “This book is amazing … [Shooting the Moon] has an excellent chance of engaging every reader that comes across it.”—School Library Journal

Edgar Award-winning author Frances O’Roark Dowell is acclaimed for the rich characterizations in her poignant coming-of-age novels. Drawing on her experience as a colonel’s daughter, Dowell delivers an evocative portrait of a 12-year-old girl whose view of life, war, and her dad— Fort Hood’s base commander—changes as her corpsman brother sends home haunting images from Vietnam. An eloquent narration captures the emotional intensity of the novel’s gripping prose. “This book is amazing … [Shooting the Moon] has an excellent chance of engaging every reader that comes across it.”—School Library Journal
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Edgar Award-winning author Frances O’Roark Dowell is acclaimed for the rich characterizations in her poignant coming-of-age novels. Drawing on her experience as a colonel’s daughter, Dowell delivers an evocative portrait of a 12-year-old girl whose view of life, war, and her dad— Fort Hood’s base commander—changes as her corpsman brother sends home haunting images from Vietnam. An eloquent narration captures the emotional intensity of the novel’s gripping prose. “This book is amazing … [Shooting the Moon] has an excellent chance of engaging every reader that comes across it.”—School Library Journal

Language:

English

Narrators:

Jessica Almasy

Length:

3h 9m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:15


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

09:46


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

14:09


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

11:00


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

14:04


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

10:09


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

14:56


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

12:24


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

16:39


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

13:31


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

08:12


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

09:16


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

09:56


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

10:56


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

13:17


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

07:58


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

11:29


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

01:56