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Aloha Means Come Back: The Story of a World War II Girl (Her Story)

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Laura and her mother join her Navy father in Hawaii in 1941, where suspicion against the Japanese American residents runs high in an atmosphere of expectation that the United States and Japan will go to war.
Paperback, 64 pages
Published May 1st 1993 by Silver Burdett Press (first published September 1991)
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Roberta
Having just returned from Hawaii and, specifically, a trip to Pearl Harbor, I was very interested in this story line. I didn't realize that it was a children's book when I ordered it from the library, but no matter. It was very well-written and historically correct. Apparently, the Hooblers are celebrated children's authors. This is an account of the attack on Pearl Harbor told from the point of view of a little girl whose father is stationed there on that fateful day.
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Aloha Means Come Back is very informational.
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Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler, a married couple who have written numerous books together, were drawn to this story of great writers inspiring each other collaboratively. Their most recent novel, In Darkness, Death, won a 2005 Edgar Award. They live in New York City.

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