The Blossom and the Firefly

The Blossom and the Firefly

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Told in two voices, seventeen-year-old kamikaze pilot Taro and fifteen-year-old war worker Hana meet in 1945 Japan, he with no future and she, haunted by the past. Includes historical notes and glossary.
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, [2020]
Copyright Date: ©2020
ISBN: 9781524737900
Branch Call Number: TEEN SMI
Characteristics: 310 pages : map


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OPL_KrisC Mar 13, 2020

A unique historical fiction book set during WWII from the perspectives of two young teens: one a kamikaze pilot and the other a young girl who serves as a maid to the pilots. There is a bit of romance, but not so much that I think it would turn boys off. For fans of Elizabeth Wein.

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OPL_KrisC Mar 13, 2020

OPL_KrisC thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over


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