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This Light Between Us: A Novel of World War II

This Light Between Us: A Novel of World War II

Age Level:
YA
Published:
2020
Audiobook Available
Awards:
2021
Asian/Pacific American Award

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

 

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