Island War

By GIFF, Patricia Reilly

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ISBN
9780823439546
Publisher
Holiday House


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on December 1, 2018  |  Middle Grade

Gr 4–6—Giff sets her latest novel during World War II on a remote Aleutian island, off the Alaskan coast. The author notes that the setting is loosely based on the island of Attu, which was invaded by the Japanese army. The Attu villagers were held captive and sent to Japan; only half of them survived and the survivors were never permitted to return to their island home. Giff's story opens in 1941, told through the eyes of 11-year-old Izzy and 14-year-old Matt. Izzy moves to the island with her mother, ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on March 1, 2019

Set on a remote Aleutian island during World War II, this survival story is slow to start but eventually picks up speed....Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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