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The War Outside

By: Monica Hesse

Crystal City, Texas, 1944: Haruko and Margot meet at a "family internment camp" during World War II. But in a prison the US government has deemed full of spies, can they trust anyone—even each other? Black-and-white map. Note on historical accuracy.

ISBN: 9780316316699

JLG Release: Jan 2019


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Sensitive Areas: Discrimination: Reference/Discussion, Language: Mild Language, Discrimination: Racial Insensitivity/Racism, Violence: Death
Topics: Crystal City Internment Camp , Crystal City, Texas , Friendship , Japanese Americans , German Americans , Evacuation and relocation , World War II (1939–1945) , Twentieth-century US history

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Awards & Honors

Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens - 2019
Publishers Weekly Best Books - 2018
BCCB Blue Ribbons - 2018

Praise & Reviews

Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:

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Book Details

ISBN

9780316316699

First Release

January 2019

Genre

Fic

Dewey Classification

F

Trim Size

6" x 8 1/2"

Page Count

336

Accelerated Reader

Level 5; Points: 11;

Scholastic Reading Counts

N/A

Lexile

N/A

Format

Print Book

Edition

Hardcover edition

Publisher

Little, Brown BFYR

Potentially Sensitive Areas

Discrimination: Reference/Discussion, Language: Mild Language, Discrimination: Racial Insensitivity/Racism, Violence: Death

Topics

Crystal City Internment Camp, Crystal City, Texas, Friendship, Japanese Americans, German Americans, Evacuation and relocation, World War II (1939–1945), Twentieth-century US history,

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