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Minesweeper (Special Forces, Book 2)

By Chris Lynch   

Scholastic Inc. | ISBN 9780545861656 Hardcover
192 Pages | Ages 12 & Up

Scholastic Inc. | ISBN 9780545861663 Ebook
192 Pages | Ages 12 & Up

Discover the secret missions behind America's greatest conflicts.

Fergus Frew thought he knew what to expect when he signed up with the Navy's demolitions team. But as the Korean War rages on, Fergus and his fellow divers — a.k.a. "frogmen" — are tasked with more than just scouting mudflats. Soon they're planting mines. And sabotaging tunnels, bridges... and even fishing nets. Scariest of all, it falls to Fergus to discover where the enemy has placed their mines, a job as painstaking as it is dangerous. But frogmen are amphibious. And Fergus may not realize it, but he's in a position to change the way the whole world thinks about combat. National Book Award finalist Chris Lynch continues his explosive fiction series based on the real-life, top-secret history of US black ops and today's heroic Navy SEALs.

Raves & reviews:

Praise for Chris Lynch's World War II series:

* "A expertly crafted war story with fluid prose, bleak humor, careful attention to historic detail, and a view of 'The Good War' worth pondering." — Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review

"All the sizzle, chaos, noise and scariness of war is clay in the hands of ace storyteller Lynch." — Kirkus Reviews

"Though aimed at younger readers, Lynch doesn't write down, instead offering a powerful taste of war on a personal level." — Publishers Weekly