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Basher Five-Two
Basher Five-Two
Author: Scott O'Grady
ISBN-13: 9780440413134
ISBN-10: 0440413133
Publication Date: 7/6/1998
Pages: 144
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
Rating:
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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4.1 stars, based on 9 ratings
Publisher: Yearling
Book Type: Paperback
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This is a true story about the F-16 fighter pilot Captain Scott O'Grady. The chapter book is co-written by O'Grady and Michael French, at a mid-fourth grade reading level. The mid-section contains black and white photographs of the author.
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Overview: While flying his F-16 on a mission to keep the peace in Bosnia, U.S. Air Force pilot Scott O'Grady was shot down. The plane exploded, and Captain O'Grady parachuted five miles to the ground. In exciting detail, Captain O'Grady tells how he evaded capture and how, with little water and no food, he survived on his own in enemy territory. This is a thrilling look at an American hero - a hero not because he lived to tell the tale, but because of the skill, faith, and courage he displayed while fulfilling his duty as a member of the armed forces.

Review: I saw the movie, "Behind Enemy Lines", about this same episode and wanted to know the real story. My 12 year-old son and I both enjoyed the book. Well told and riveting.
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While flying his F-16 on a mission to keep the peace in Bosnia, U.S. Air Force pilot Scott O'Grady was shot down. The plane exploded, and Captain O'Grady parachuted five miles to the ground. In exciting detail, Captain O'Grady tells how he evaded capture and how, with little water and no food, he survived on his own in enemy territory. This is a thrilling look at an American hero-a hero no because he lived to tell the tale, but because of the skill, faith, and courage he displayed while fulfilling his duty as a member of the armed forces.