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Grenade

Gratz, Alan, 1972-, author.

New York : Scholastic Press, 2018.

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On April 1, 1945 with the battle of Okinawa beginning, fourteen-year-old native Okinawan Hideki, drafted into the Blood and Iron Student Corps, is handed two grenades and told to go kill American soldiers; small for his age Hideki does not really want to kill anyone, he just wants to find his family, and his struggle across the island will finally bring him face-to-face with Ray, a marine in his very first battle--and the choice he makes then will change his life forever.

Lexile: 760L

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ISBN:

978-1-33824569-1

LC Call No:

PZ7.G77224 Gr 2018

Dewey Class No:

813.6 Fic 23

Author:

Gratz, Alan, 1972-, author.

Title:

Grenade.

Edition:

First edition.

Physical:

pages cm.

ContentType:

text rdacontent

MediaType:

unmediated rdamedia

CarrierType:

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Summary:

On April 1, 1945 with the battle of Okinawa beginning, fourteen-year-old native Okinawan Hideki, drafted into the Blood and Iron Student Corps, is handed two grenades and told to go kill American soldiers; small for his age Hideki does not really want to kill anyone, he just wants to find his family, and his struggle across the island will finally bring him face-to-face with Ray, a marine in his very first battle--and the choice he makes then will change his life forever.

Target Audience:

760 Lexile.

Subject:

World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Japan--Okinawa Island--Juvenile fiction.

Subject:

Ryukyuans--Juvenile fiction.

Subject:

Japanese--Juvenile fiction.

Subject:

Marines--Juvenile fiction.

Subject:

Survival--Juvenile fiction.

Subject:

War stories.

Subject:

World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Japan--Okinawa Island--Fiction.

Subject:

Marines--Fiction.

Subject:

Survival--Fiction.

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