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On April 1, 1945 with the battle of Okinawa beginning, fourteen-year-old native Okinawan Hideki, drafted into the Blood and Iron Student Corps, is handed two grenades and told to go kill American soldiers; small for his age Hideki does not really want to kill anyone, he just wants to find his family, and his struggle across the island will finally bring him face-to-face with Ray, a marine in his very first battle--and the choice he makes then will change his life forever.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Scholastic Press,, 2018
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781338245691
Branch Call Number: J GRA
Characteristics: 270 pages : map ; 22 cm


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OPL_KrisC Oct 24, 2018

An engaging and powerful historical book about WWII and the Battle of Okinawa. Full of lots of emotion and tense situations. The author's note at the end is a great addition and filled with lots of interesting facts.

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OPL_KrisC Oct 24, 2018

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