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Rolling Thunder

By Kate Messner   Illustrated by Greg Ruth   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545470124 Hardcover
32 Pages | Ages 4 to 8

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9781338151183 Ebook
32 Pages | Ages 4 to 8

Award-winning author Kate Messner and acclaimed artist Greg Ruth honour the sacrifices of American veterans and their families in this touching tribute of remembrance.

Lines of bikes are miles long,

Shining, half a million strong.

Rumbling, grumbling, engines roar.

Peace signs. High fives. Spirits soar.

Each Memorial Day in Washington, DC, more than a million veterans and their supporters gather for the Rolling Thunder Run, a motorcycle rally that pays tribute to the American armed forces. Following one boy's experience with his grandfather, this lyrical story, penned by Kate Messner and illustrated by Greg Ruth, honours the bravery and sacrifice of American heroes — those who have returned home, and those who haven't.