OLDER FICTION
Jones, Patrick

Combat Zone

(4) YA Support and Defend series. This hi-lo series focuses on the difficulties that veterans and their families encounter during the transition back to civilian life; diverse teenage protagonists must deal with their own issues while trying to understand what their veteran parent is dealing with. Despite predictable plot lines and abrupt resolutions, the series' veteran-related issues, from addiction (Freedom) to traumatic brain injury (Collateral), are important and timely. Review covers the following Support and Defend titles: Always Faithful, Collateral Damage, Combat Zone, and Freedom Flight.

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