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Death Coming Up the Hill

Death Coming Up the Hill

by Chris Crowe

It’s 1968, and war is not foreign to seventeen-year-old Ashe. His dogmatic, racist father married his passionate peace-activist mother when she became pregnant with him, and ever since, the couple, like the situation in Vietnam, has been engaged in a “senseless war that could have been prevented.”

When his high school history teacher dares to teach the political realities of the war, Ashe grows to better understand the situation in Vietnam, his family, and the wider world around him. But when a new crisis hits his parents’ marriage, Ashe finds himself trapped, with no options before him but to enter the fray.


Ages: 14 and up
ISBN: 9780544302150
Price: $16.99
Published by: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children's Book Group

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