Heroes
(Book)

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Contributors
Tondora, Judit, illustrator.
Published
New York : Scholastic Press, 2024.
Format
Book
Edition
First edition.
ISBN
9781338736076, 1338736078
Physical Desc
219 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Status
West Greenwich (Louttit) - Tween
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Published
New York : Scholastic Press, 2024.
Edition
First edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9781338736076, 1338736078
Accelerated Reader
MG
Level 5, 6 Points

Notes

General Note
Illustrator's name from title page verso.
Description
"December 6, 1941: Best friends Frank and Stanley have it good. Their dads are Navy pilots stationed at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, and the boys get a front-row view of the huge battleships and the sparkling water. Yes, World War II is raging in Europe and in Asia, but the US isn't involved in the war, and the boys are free to dream about becoming comic book creators. They've even invented a superhero of their own, in the style of Batman, Superman, Captain America, and other stars of the Golden Age of Comics. Maybe they'll even get their comic published someday. December 7th, 1941: Everything explodes. That morning, Frank and Stanley are aboard the battleship the USS Utah when Japanese planes zoom overhead and begin dropping bombs on the ships below. Chaos ensues as everyone scrambles to dive for safety. Frank and Stanley realize what's happening: Japan is attacking America! The war has come to them. As the boys fight to make their way home amidst the carnage, it's clear that everything has changed. Stanley's mother is Japanese American and he is suddenly facing a terrible prejudice that he's never known before--he's now seen as the 'enemy,' and Frank, who's white, cannot begin to understand what Stanley will now face. Can their friendship--and their dreams--survive this watershed moment in history?"--,Provided by publisher.
Target Audience
Ages 7-11,Scholastic Inc.
Target Audience
Grades 4-6,Scholastic Inc.

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Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Gratz, A., & Tondora, J. (2024). Heroes (First edition.). Scholastic Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Gratz, Alan, 1972- and Judit, Tondora. 2024. Heroes. Scholastic Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Gratz, Alan, 1972- and Judit, Tondora. Heroes Scholastic Press, 2024.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Gratz, Alan, and Judit Tondora. Heroes First edition., Scholastic Press, 2024.

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