The Girl With The White Flag

The Girl With The White Flag

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by Tomiko Higa
     
 

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Separated from her family in the confusion and horror of World War II, Tomiko Higa tells her own story of survival on the battlefields of Okinawa, Japan. Fleeing from encroaching enemy forces, searching desperately for her lost sisters, opening the knapsacks of dead soldiers for scraps of food, risking death at every turn, seven-year-old Tomiko somehow finds the… See more details below

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Separated from her family in the confusion and horror of World War II, Tomiko Higa tells her own story of survival on the battlefields of Okinawa, Japan. Fleeing from encroaching enemy forces, searching desperately for her lost sisters, opening the knapsacks of dead soldiers for scraps of food, risking death at every turn, seven-year-old Tomiko somehow finds the courage and strength to survive on her own.

This is an inspiring, unforgettable true tale of one child whose will to live and whose determination never to give up hope lets her triumph over the tragedies of war.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780440407201
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
10/02/1992
Pages:
144
Age Range:
10 Years

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