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A Boy No More

Title

A Boy No More

Authors

Harry Mazer

Publisher

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

Publication Year

2006

ISBN

9781416914044

Pages

136 pages

Genre

historical

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

After his father is killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor, Adam, his mother, and sister are evacuated from Hawaii to California, where he must deal with his feelings about the war, Japanese internment camps, his father, and his own identity.

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Family member death; Military families; Single parent; Race discrimination; death of a father; father in the military; single mother; prejudice

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

Japanese American / White

Family Formation

single mother

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year, 2004

Keywords

Pearl Harbor; World War II; Japanese; letters; farm life; dairy farm; moving; internment camps; Navy; trains

Diversity Impact

direct

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