Under the Blood-Red Sun

by Graham Salisbury | Children's Books | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 0553494872 Global Overview for this book
Registered by winghyphen8wing of Honolulu, Hawaii USA on 8/19/2010
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Journal Entry 1 by winghyphen8wing from Honolulu, Hawaii USA on Saturday, August 21, 2010
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Tomi is a student at Roosevelt High School in Honolulu..in 1941. He hangs out with his friends, plays baseball, and tries to cope with his family. When Japan attacks the United States, his life suddenly becomes a lot more complicated.

My parents are sansei and Roosevelt High School graduates, albeit a few years younger than Tomi, and my great-grandfather was taken to Sand Island and then to the mainland, so I find stories like this one and A Boy at War fascinating.

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Edit 2012: added the cover image I think I remember being on this copy.

Journal Entry 2 by winghyphen8wing at Honolulu, Hawaii USA on Monday, August 23, 2010

Released 9 yrs ago (8/23/2010 UTC) at Honolulu, Hawaii USA


This book is going off to California, possibly for a charter school library; if you don't think it's appropriate, please feel free to find another home for this book!


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Journal Entry 3 by SCOUT-FINCH at Sherman Oaks, California USA on Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Love getting historical fiction for our Library project, and this book has a special connection to the kind Bookcrosser who has donated it; that means a lot to me. Thank you for sharing it.

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