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McCormick, Patricia, 1956-

Purple Heart / by Patricia McCormick. - 1st ed. - New York : Balzer + Bray, c2009. - 198, 10 p. ; 21 cm.

Includes: an interview with Patricia McCormick, and discussion questions.

While recuperating in a Baghdad hospital from a traumatic brain injury sustained during the Iraq War, eighteen-year-old soldier Matt Duffy struggles to recall what happened to him and how it relates to his ten-year-old friend, Ali.

9780061730924 (tr. pbk.) 0061730920 (tr. pbk.)

Iraq War, 2003---Fiction.
Brain damage--Fiction.
Street children--Fiction.