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5 edition of Dogtag summer found in the catalog.

Dogtag summer

by Elizabeth Partridge

  • 187 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Bloomsbury Books for Young Readers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • Racially mixed people,
  • Family life,
  • Fiction,
  • Vietnamese Americans,
  • Adoption,
  • Hippies,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    In the summer of 1980 before she starts junior high school in Santa Rosa, California, Tracy, who was adopted from Vietnam when she was six years old, finds an old ammo box with a dog tag and picture that bring up painful memories for both her Vietnam-veteran father and her.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesDog tag summer
    StatementElizabeth Partridge
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.P26 Do 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination229 p. ;
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24902639M
    ISBN 109781599901831
    LC Control Number2010025515

      Dogtag Summer by Elizabeth Bloomsbury Children's, pages. Review copy provided by publisher for YHBA consideration. This review only reflects my own personal opinion, not necessarily the opinion of the committee! An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. Dogtag summer Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

    Dogtag Summer (Book): Partridge, Elizabeth: Twelve-year-old Tracy-or Tuyet-has always felt different. The villagers in Vietnam called her con-lai, or half-breed, because her father was an American GI. And she doesn't fit in with her adoptive family in California, either. But when Tracy and a friend discover a soldier's dogtag hidden among her father's things, it sets her past and her present. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Dogtag Summer at 4/5(1).

    Dogtag Summer has 0 reviews and 0 ratings. Interest Level Reading Level Reading A-Z ATOS Word Count; Grades 6 - 8: Grades 3 - 8Author: Elizabeth Partridge. Dogtag Summer (Hardcover) By Elizabeth Partridge. Bloomsbury USA Childrens, , pp. ELIZABETH PARTRIDGE is the author of several award-winning books for young readers, including Marching to Freedom, This Land Was Made for You and Me, and John Lennon: All I Want Is the Truth. Elizabeth lives in California.


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Dogtag Summer, written by Elizabeth Partridge, is an exciting book about an orphan from Vietnam who gets adopted by a family in America. Publishers Weekly describes the book as, gripping powerful, and that is exactly what it is. Tracy, and her best friend, Stargazer, have big plans and adventures for the summer before middle school/5.

Set in the years following the end of the Vietnam war, Dogtag Summer is a sweet coming of age story. Author, Elizabeth Partridge, does a good job of showing the impact of the war through the eyes of a child who doesn't understand the war, but lives with the suffering it causes/5(8).

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When Tracy and her best friend, Stargazer—the child of hippie, war-protesting parents—discover a dogtag in her father's ammo box, the event sets off an unexpected chain of events in both families, leading to excruciating Dogtag summer book, painful /5(9). About Dogtag Summer Twelve-year-old Tracy-or Tuyet-has always felt different.

The villagers in Vietnam called her con-lai, or "half-breed," because her father was an American GI. And she doesn't fit in with her adoptive family in California, either. The trauma that she suffered in the past emerges from deeply buried memories at the beginning of summer when she and best friend Stargazer, a child of hippies, build a Viking ship of war.

Tracy's father, a Vietnam vet, has hidden an old ammo box with a set of dogtags inside, and their discovery sets into motion Tracy's process of remembering her past and connecting it with the : Elizabeth Partridge.

Dogtag Summer. Written by Elizabeth Partridge Review by Nancy Castaldo. Elizabeth Partridge’s Dogtag Summer tells the moving story of Tracy, or Tuyet, a Vietnamese-American girl adopted by a Vietnam veteran and his wife. During summer vacation, Tracy and her friend, Stargazer, come across an old ammo box in the family : Elizabeth Partridge.

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A book about a person divided between two countries needs to convey a strong sense of place, and Dogtag Summer does so elegantly. From the hut by a brown river where Tracey and her grandmother used to fish and gather snails, to the steamy trailer where Stargazer’s family lives with two dogs, to the swimming hole where the children swim until they’re “too cold to move”—lovely prose Author: Elizabeth Partridge.

A story from the heart to go with the history book facts, readers will walk and dream with Tracy through that dogtag summer, through the questions and answers to better understanding of a difficult chapter in America’s history.

Recommended by: Katy Manck, Librarian-at-Large (retired academic/corporate/school librarian), Gilmer, Texas, USA. Buy Dogtag Summer by Elizabeth Partridge online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ Dogtag Summer (Hardcover) By Elizabeth Partridge. Email or call for price ELIZABETH PARTRIDGE is the author of several award-winning books for young readers, including Marching to Freedom, This Land Was Made for You and Me, and John Lennon: All I Want Is the Truth.

Elizabeth lives in California. Dogtag Summer by Elizabeth Partridge | Books in Review The plot of Elizabeth Partridge’s Dogtag Summer (Bloomsbury USA Childrens, pp., $) begins in when the eleven-year-old protagonist, Tracy, and her best pal, Stargazer, find a dogtag in.

In the summer of before she starts junior high school in Santa Rosa, California, Tracy, who was adopted from Vietnam when she was six years old, finds an old ammo box with a dog tag and picture that bring up painful memories for both her Vietnam-veteran father and her. Dogtag Summer - Ebook written by Elizabeth Partridge.

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Twelve-year-old Tracy-or Tuyet-has always felt different. The villagers in Vietnam called her con-lai, or "half-breed," Brand: Bloomsbury Publishing. Excerpt from Dogtag Summer (pages ): I didn't trust myself to stay awake if I got in bed, so I sat down on my bedspread and watched the second hand on the clock sweep around and around.

At eleven o'clock I slipped out the back door. Outside, the moonlight flooded everything. Book Review: Dogtag Summer by Elizabeth Patridge But when she and her friend find a dog tag with an unknown name, things come to a head.

The discovery not only stirs up Tracy’s repressed memories, it drives her to press her father for questions he doesn’t want to answer. The resulting tale is part mystery, part psychology, part cultural. dogtag hidden among her father's things, it sets her past and her present on a collision course.

Where should her broken heart come to rest. In a time and place she remembers only in her dreams. Or among the people she now calls family. Partridge's sensitive portrayal of a girl and her family grappling with the complicated legacy of war is as.

Dogtag Summer (Book): Partridge, Elizabeth: In the summer of before she starts junior high school in Santa Rosa, California, Tracy, who was adopted from Vietnam when she was six years old, finds an old ammo box with a dog tag and picture that bring up painful memories for both her Vietnam-veteran father and her.

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