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This light between us : a novel of World War II / Andrew Fukuda.

Fukuda, Andrew Xia, (author.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

1 current hold with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Climax Public Library Y FUK (Text) 33500013213400 New Checked out 05/04/2020
McIntosh Public Library Y FUK (Text) 33500013213418 New Available -
Godel Memorial-Warren Library ya FUK (Text) 35500006262651 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250192387
  • ISBN: 1250192382
  • Physical Description: 382 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Tor Teen, 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
In 1935, ten-year-old Alex Maki of Bainbridge Island, Washington, is horrified to discover that his new pen pal, Charlie Lévy of Paris, France, is a girl, but in spite of his initial reluctance, their letters continue over the years and they fight for their friendship even as Charlie endures the Nazi occupation and Alex leaves his family in an internment camp and joins the Army.
Author Notes

Born in Manhattan and raised in Hong Kong, ANDREW FUKUDA earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Cornell University and worked as a criminal prosecutor for seven years before becoming a full-time writer. Fukuda’s experience volunteering with the immigrant teen community in Manhattan’s Chinatown led to the writing of Crossing, his debut novel that was selected by ALA Booklist as an Editor’s Choice, Top Ten First Novel, and Top Ten Crime Novel. He currently resides on Long Island, New York, with his family.

Subject: Pen pals > Juvenile fiction.
Friendship > Juvenile fiction.
Prejudices > Juvenile fiction.
Japanese Americans > Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 > Juvenile fiction.
Jews > France > Paris > Juvenile fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Juvenile fiction.
United States. Army. Regimental Combat Team, 442nd > Juvenile fiction.
Pen pals > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Prejudices > Fiction.
Japanese Americans > Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 > Fiction.
Jews > France > Paris > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Fiction.
United States. Army. Regimental Combat Team, 442nd > Fiction.
Pen pals > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Prejudices > Fiction.
Japanese Americans > Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 > Fiction.
Jews > France > Paris > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Fiction.
United States. Army. Regimental Combat Team, 442nd > Fiction.
Genre: Young adult fiction.
Historical fiction.

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