I Survived the Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941 (I Survived #4)
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History's most terrifying moments are brought vividly to life in the action-packed fictional I SURVIVED series! Do you have what it takes to survive ... the bombing of Pearl Harbor?
Eleven-year-old Danny Crane is alone on his favorite beach in Hawaii when the world is torn apart and World War II officially hits the United States. Does he have what it takes to find his way home in the midst of the bombs, the smoke, and the destruction of the day that will live in infamy?
special guarded camps far away from American cities. Entire families had to pack up, leave their homes and businesses, and move to these “internment camps.” Approximately 100,000 people of Japanese descent, the majority of them American citizens, were forced to live in these guarded camps until the war ended in 1945. Today, the “internment” of loyal Japanese Americans is considered a shameful act in American history. The federal government officially apologized in 1983. What is Pearl Harbor
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surrounded the harbor. Eleven-year-old Danny Crane had moved to Hawaii just weeks before. Ma had brought Danny to Hawaii to get him out of trouble, away from the crime and the rats and the dirty, dangerous streets of New York City. But he’d never felt more terrified than he did right now, alone and running for his life. One of the attacking planes had burst out of the smoke and was closing in on him across an empty beach. Danny sprinted through the sand, but there was nowhere to go, nowhere to
Danny and Finn how to drive. He’d shared a secret for starting a car engine without a key. But as Danny got closer to the car, a man’s face appeared through the shattered driver’s window. “Hey, kid,” he called. “You okay?” Danny couldn’t believe his eyes. It was his mother’s friend, Mack. “Dan!” Mack said. “Is that really you? Are you okay? Were you hit?” “I’m okay,” Danny said. “Where is your mother?” Mack asked. “She’s at the hospital,” Danny said, his voice shaky. “At the base. I think
about the terrifying first minutes when the bombs started dropping on Hickam. “We’ll remember this moment for the rest of our lives,” Ma said. Then she let out a strange sigh. “To think, I got you out of New York because I wanted you in a safe place.” She shook her head, and Danny could see she was fighting back tears. “I’m glad we’re here.” The words came out before Danny realized what he was saying. And Ma liked hearing them. She smiled a little. Just then, one of the doctors peeked his