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Warriors in the crossfire

Author: Bo Flood
Publisher: Honesdale, Pa. : Front Street, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Twelve-year-old Joseph helps his family to survive when the natives of Saipan are caught in the crossfire between the Japanese soldiers and the American troops at the end of World War II.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Young adult fiction
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bo Flood
ISBN: 9781590786611 1590786610
OCLC Number: 264041283
Awards: Booklist Editors' Choice Books for Youth, 2010.
Notable Book for a Global Society award winner, 2011
Target Audience: Grades 5-9 (School Library Journal).
Description: 142 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Nancy Bo Flood.

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On the island of Saipan, in the South Pacific, the Second World War is a distant idea. The Japanese have governed the island for twenty-five years, and they mix regularly with the native islanders.  Read more...

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"This brief and powerful story will help to keep alive the memory of indigenous families caught in the crossfire between the Japanese and American armies. . . . This volume stand[s] out. (historical Read more...

 
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Keepers of Hope

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2011-09-30) Excellent Permalink

This book shares what war is like through the eyes of children. When there is no one left to tell them what to do children have the capacity to do the best they know how to do. This is the story of Joseph and his half-Japanese cousin Kento when their island of Saipan is being held by the Japanese...
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