December 7, 1941-the day a sleeping giant awoke. Japan's surprise attack devastated the American Naval Fleet at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, and forced the Americans into WWII. These moving accounts of the lives affected by the assault capture the scope of the day's emotions and repercussions. Viewpoints of both historical and imagined characters include the mother of a Japanese pilot, officials from both countries, and the grandchild of a WWII veteran.
Powerful illustrations accompany every tale.
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Gr 4–8—Brief narratives from a variety of people present a chronological account of the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, and its importance for World War II. The "voices" are those of a native islander in 1940 watching the Pacific Fleet arrive, a Japanese mother whose son is training f...May 01 2013 | Read Full Review of Voices of Pearl Harbor