The Askren Boys: A story of family, heroes, and growing up

The Askren Boys: A story of family, heroes, and growing up

978-1-64136-849-0
  • $16.95


Follow the story of Raymond Askren, a young pre-teen boy who grew up in the midst of the Second World War. Not only did Raymond face a world of uncertainty during these times, but he was especially connected to the war as he watched his two heroes, his brothers — Ralph and Floyd — head off to battle after the attacks on Pearl Harbor.
The Askren Boys will make you laugh, it will make you cry, and it will take you back to a time and place where life was simple. As you follow Raymond through his daily adventures from 1941-1944 you will be taken back and experience life as it was during this “greatest generation.”
How will Raymond respond to his brothers' departure? Will he ever see either of his brothers again? All of these questions take the reader on a journey through the mind of a young boy who is witnessing first hand one of the greatest events in world history.