The Warrior’s Heart: Becoming a Man of Compassion and Courage by U.S. Navy SEAL Eric Greitens is a fascinating true-life tale of an American hero, telling his tale of courage, struggle, endurance and sweat.
The book gives a great look at his life as a Navy SEAL, which earned him numerous military awards, including the Navy Achievement Medal, the Joint Service Achievement Medal, the Navy Commendation Medal, the Joint Service Commendation Medal, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star.
The book is intended for young men and women, as Eric illustrates powerful stories from his time serving in the most elite military outfit in the world and beyond.
To tell you a bit more about the book, in stores now, here’s a video from Eric himself.
Read the first chapter by clicking the image below:
If you were a fan of The Maze Runner series by James Dashner you will certainly want to check out the prequel to the series, The Kill Order.
Take a look at the first five chapters of The Kill Order:
If you never read the Maze Runner books, you should give them a chance. The action-packed and adventurous story follows Thomas as he wakes up in a mysterious elevator, and the only thing he can remember is his first name. His memory is gone, but he’s not alone. When the elevator doors open, Thomas finds himself surrounded by other kids who welcome him to the “Glade”: a massive, open community enclosed by stone walls. Like Thomas, the “Gladers” have no memory of how they got to the “Glade.”
All they know is that each morning the stone walls open, revealing an intricate the maze outside of the “Glade.” And every night the walls close.
Thomas and the “Gladers” work to discover why they are in the “Glade,” and what’s outside in the maze.
Not sure what to read? Start with this teacher/librarian-tested list of titles for boys of all ages.
BIZARRE / GROSS
SPORTS – NONFICTION
MILITARY / WARS / WEAPONS
BIOGRAPHIES / AUTOBIOGRAPHIES