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Is this book a historical fiction?

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Cindy The author actually considers it a fable, according to an interview that is included on the audiobook.
Hannah Smalling Yes. This book takes places during World War II and is in the perspective of a young boy who has to move locations when his father, who is a soldier, gets a promotion to work at a higher ranking at a different camp. The story goes through this small boy's perspective and showcases his insignificant worries and burdens in life.
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