Alice on the Island: A Pearl Harbor Survival Story (Girls Survive)

by Mayumi Shimose Poe (Author) Matt Forsyth (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade
Series: Girls Survive
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.

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Classification
Fiction
ISBN-13
9781496578525
Lexile Measure
680L
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
Stone Arch Books
Publication date
January 20, 2019
Series
Girls Survive
BISAC categories
JUV016080 - Juvenile Fiction | Historical | Military & Wars
JUV016150 - Juvenile Fiction | Historical | United States - 20th Century
JUV001010 - Juvenile Fiction | Action & Adventure | Survival Stories
JUV014000 - Juvenile Fiction | Girls & Women
Library of Congress categories
History
Families
Fathers and daughters
Japanese Americans
Survival
Historical fiction
Hawaii
1900-1959
Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941
Familiy life

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