On the Wings of Heroes

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Richard Peck

Narrated By: Lincoln Hoppe

Publisher: Listening Library (Audio)

Date: March 2007

Duration: 3 hours 14 minutes


Davy Bowman’s dad and brother hung the moon. Dad looks forward to Halloween more than a kid, and Davy’s brother, Bill, flies B-17s. Davy adores these two heroes and tries his best to follow their lead, especially now.
World War II has invaded Davy’s homefront boyhood. There’s an air raid drill in the classroom, and being a kid is an endless scrap drive. Bill has joined up, breaking their dad’s heart. It’s an intense, confusing time, and one that will invite Davy to grow up in a hurry.
This is one of Richard Peck’s finest novels–a tender, unforgettable portrait of the World War II homefront and a family’s love.


On the Wings of Heroes

by Richard Peck

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