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Louis Zamperini: Redemption

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  • Publisher: YWAM
  • Author: Janet & Geoff Benge

SKU: 3338886

When the water supply canteens ran dry again, Louie began to doubt they'd survive. He thought back to when he first arrived in Hawaii and Eddie Rickenbacker, the World War I ace pilot, and his crew had just been rescued. Rickenbacker and his crew set a new record of twenty-one days drifting on a raft much like the one Louie was in. When the group was picked up, the men were dehydrated, hallucinating and near death. Louie was sure twenty-one days on a life raft represented the outer limits of human survival.

As an Olympic runner, a bombardier in the Army Air Corps, and a prisoner of war, Louis Zamperini was determined to thrive and survive. Never backing down from a challenge, Louie lived a life of adventure while modeling hope and forgiveness to a generation.

A magnet for trouble as a boy, Louis Zamperini determined to create a new path for himself. Nicknamed the "Torrance Tornado," he set national records and traveled to the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. His resolve as a runner was matched by his will to survive a plane crash, weeks adrift at sea, and years in a prison camp. This American hero encouraged countless others to have faith and to persevere through trials, revealing that no life is beyond redemption. (1917-2014)

Paperback. Ages: 10+

Heroes of History is a unique biography series that brings the shaping of history to life with the remarkable true stories of fascinating men and women who changed the course of history. The stories of Heroes of History are told in an engaging narrative format, where related history, geography, government, and science topics come to life and make a lasting impression. This is a premier biography line for the entire family.

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Weight (lb) 0.3
Width (in) 5.5
Length (in) 8.2
Height (in) 0.8
Curriculum Name YWAM
Teaching Method Charlotte Mason
Traditional
Unit Study
Unschooling
Learning Styles Visual
Subject Electives
Literature
Reading
Grade 4th Grade
5th Grade
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Media Type Book
Binding Type Paperback
Vendor Part Number HofH
Pages 224
EAN 3338886

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