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Ten True Tales

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Ten True Tales

Each book in this series shares 10 incredible true stories circulating around a singluar theme, from sharks to war heroes.

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Ten True Tales

Books in this series

by Allan Zullo - Children's 8-12, Children's Nonfiction
Medic Mark DeCorte jumps from a chopper on a nighttime rescue mission. Can he save the life of a badly wounded soldier --- and escape from a deadly enemy? In a remote Afghan village, Marine Lieutenant Stephen Boada picks up a chilling Taliban message on his radio scanner. Can the outnumbered Marines fight their way out? These and other American heroes risk their lives serving their country in Afghanistan. You will never forget their courageous true stories.
by Allan Zullo - Children's 8-12, Children's Nonfiction
A gold ring has been discovered at a murder scene, but police have little else to go on. Can State Patrol Investigator Richard Havel use that clue to track down the killers? A bomber is terrorizing a western community. What forensic clues can Investigator Jack Charles gather to stop and solve the bombings? Enter the secret world of crime scene investigators who use the latest forensic techniques to solve mysteries and bring criminals to justice. You will never forget these incredible true stories.
by Allan Zullo - Children's 8-12, Children's Nonfiction
Someone is mailing poisoned letters to members of the U.S. Supreme Court. A terrorist hatches a plot to plant a bomb. A Florida mother and her two young sons are ruthlessly kidnapped. Who will help? Join FBI special agents as they work together to solve the world's toughest crimes. You will never forget their incredible true stories.
by Allan Zullo - Children's 8-12, Children's Nonfiction

Ten true stories of real-life heroes during the attacks on 9/11! From the World Trade Center and the Pentagon to a hijacked plane above Pennsylvania, these ten stories of true American heroes on the day that changed America --- September 11, 2001.

by Allan Zullo - Children's 8-12, Children's Nonfiction
Ten true stories of real-life kid spies! Can you imagine crossing enemy lines to deliver a secret message? Or spying on your enemy from the attic of their hideout? Read the 10 True Tales from kids just like you who risked their lives to be spies!
by Allan Zullo - Children's 8-12, Children's Nonfiction
Can you imagine getting bit by a shark? Or having an elephant try to trample you? Or running for your life from a cougar? Read all about kids just like you who survived attacks from dangerous animals!
by Allan Zullo - Children's 8-12, Children's Nonfiction
Five times throughout a fierce firefight, Marine Scout Sniper Scott Montoya spots an injured comrade in the street. And five times Scott disregards his own safety and rushes out into the open, braving enemy fire to rescue each wounded Marine. Staff Sergeant Chad Malmberg and his small band of soldiers are outnumbered ten to one against well-armed insurgents and they're running out of ammo. These and other American heroes risked their lives serving their country in Iraq. You will never forget their incredible true stories.
by Allan Zullo - Children's 8-12, Children's Nonfiction

Ten true stories of real-life heroes from World War II! The world was saved by real-life heroes. You will never forget their incredible true stories.

by Allan Zullo - Children's 8-12, Children's Nonfiction

Ten true stories of real-life civil rights heroes! Young African-American heroes risked their lives in the civil-rights movement. You will never forget their courageous true stories.

by Allan Zullo - Inspirational, Nonfiction

Nurses and doctors at Charity Hospital fought desperately to keep their patients alive for days, despite hunger, pain, heat, little drinkable water and no electricity, waiting desperately for helicopters to evacuate their patients.

by Allan Zullo - Children's 8-12, Children's Nonfiction

Eleven-year-old Billy Carter kneels down on the slanting deck of the Titanic and hugs his beloved dog --- a tan and black Airedale. Can Billy save himself and his pet? Fifteen-year-old Edith Brown and her mother climb into Lifeboat 14. Edith begs her father to join them. Why won't he? Seventeen-year-old Jack Thayer looks over the side of the sinking Titanic and stares into the frigid sea. There are no lifeboats left. He knows he has to jump, but can he? These and other young people came from many walks of life. Now, on the night of April 14, 1912, they all face a life-or-death crisis abroad the Titanic. When the unthinkable occurs, can they survive?

by Allan Zullo - Children's 8-12, Children's Nonfiction

American heroes risked their lives serving their country in the Vietnam War. You will never forget their courageous true stories.

by Allan Zullo - Children's 8-12, Children's Nonfiction

Brave heroes risked their lives serving their country in World War I. You will never forget their courageous true stories.

by Allan Zullo - Children's Nonfiction

In these stories of bravery and unselfishness from the "Ten True Tales" series, middle and high school kids show that they have the insight and determination to do the right thing to save lives.

by Allan Zullo - Children's Nonfiction

Some volunteered while others were forced to serve, but each of the kid pirates in these true stories sailed with the world's most feared pirates, from the notorious Blackbeard and Captain Kidd to Sir Henry Morgan and others.

by Allan Zullo - Children's Nonfiction

This inspiring collection of stories about patriotic teens who served their countries courageously during times of war, spans the time period of the Revolutionary War through the Korean War.