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Laura’s Victory: End of the Second World War

Juvenile & Young Adult


by
Veda Boyd Jones

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 144 pages

File size: 1.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Time Period:  July 1944 – Thanksgiving 1945  As the Second World War grinds on, eleven-year-old Laura Edwards hopes and prays for an American victory. Inside her, though, another battle is raging: Originally suspicious and resentful of a Japanese-American classmate, Laura begins to admire the girl’s quiet strength in the face of persecution. When Laura learns that the girl’s father fights for the U.S. Army in Europe, she comes to realize the dangers of judging solely by appearances. Using actual historical events to tell a compelling fictional story, Laura’s Victory is perfect for eight- to twelve-year-old girls.

Time Period:  July 1944 – Thanksgiving 1945  As the Second World War grinds on, eleven-year-old Laura Edwards hopes and prays for an American victory. Inside her, though, another battle is raging: Originally suspicious and resentful of a Japanese-American classmate, Laura begins to admire the girl’s quiet strength in the face of persecution. When Laura learns that the girl’s father fights for the U.S. Army in Europe, she comes to realize the dangers of judging… (more)

Time Period:  July 1944 – Thanksgiving 1945  As the Second World War grinds on, eleven-year-old Laura Edwards hopes and prays for an American victory. Inside her, though, another battle is raging: Originally suspicious and resentful of a Japanese-American classmate, Laura begins to admire the girl’s quiet strength in the face of persecution. When Laura learns that the girl’s father fights for the U.S. Army in Europe, she comes to realize the dangers of judging solely by appearances. Using actual historical events to tell a compelling fictional story, Laura’s Victory is perfect for eight- to twelve-year-old girls.

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