Student Review: Sunrise Over Fallujah by Walter Dean Myers

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Jonesy, a soldier from Georgia, is Robin’s best friend in the military. He plans to open a blues club someday and compares everything to music, but for now they have each other’s back. Robin is not too sure about Marla, who dubs him “Birdy” and seems to enjoy teasing him endlessly. They, along with Captain Coles, are assigned a Humvee for their work on the Civilian Affairs team. In between missions they enjoy each others’ company over meals and in the safe zones during downtime. They even try to play soccer against some Iraqis. The book was really good.

- RB, RRHS Student