Under the Blood-Red Sun

by Graham Salisbury | Children's Books | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 0440910552 Global Overview for this book
Registered by winghyphen8wing of Honolulu, Hawaii USA on 8/27/2014
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Journal Entry 1 by winghyphen8wing from Honolulu, Hawaii USA on Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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The movie for this book comes out next month (September 2014): Tomi Nakaji is growing up in Honolulu in 1941. He hangs out with his friends, plays baseball, and tries to cope with his family: mostly he's just a regular kid. Then Japan attacks the United States, and Tomi's life will never be the same.

My parents are a few years younger than Tomi and went to the high school he attends; one of my great-grandfathers was, like Tomi's father, held prisoner after Pearl Harbor day. Relatives on both sides of my family had their lives radically changed by December 7, 1941. I'm too young to actually remember any of the events that take place in this story, but I don't want to forget about them either.

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Journal Entry 2 by winghyphen8wing at Honolulu, Hawaii USA on Sunday, August 31, 2014

Released 5 yrs ago (9/2/2014 UTC) at Honolulu, Hawaii USA

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Headed to New York - possibly for classroom use. The movie is finally available! :)

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