Alice on the Island: A Pearl Harbor Survival Story
By: Mayumi Shimose Poe (Author) and Matt Forsyth (Illustrator)
Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.5 x 7.5 inches
Age Range: 8-12 Years
Grade Level: 3-7
In 1941, thirteen-year-old Alice's days are filled with swimming in the Hawaiian sea, going to school, and helping watch her younger siblings. But on December 7, everything changes when she experiences an act of war, the bombing of Pearl Harbor. As the United States enters World War II, Alice's father is sent to a Japanese internment camp, leaving Alice and the rest of her family struggling to adjust to life without him. Featuring nonfiction support material, a glossary, and reader response questions, this Girls Survive story takes readers to one of history's most important moments.