May 01, 2001 the book i read is the boy at War by harry mazer, this book is about a boy naked Adam on the day of the pearl harbor attack by the japanese. This was a important day in history not only because hundreds of American lives were lost but also because the day after the attack the United States entered World War two. A boy at War is the story of young Adam who attends high school in Honolulu. Early on a sunday morning, he, martin and davi,. Book review Outline by garrett book title and author: a boy at War by harry mazer Title of review: my opinion on a boy at War Number of stars (1 to 5 4 Introduction a boy at War is an interesting book in my opinion. A boy at War : a novel of pearl. But no longer a boy - is caught up in the war as he desperately tries to make sense of what.
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They loaded the ship and left Hawaii for the u,. The Arizona sunk in 9 minutes, trapping more than 1,000 men belowdecks. The japanese attack force consisted of 360 airplanes, including high-level bombers. The newspaper saying that the. When the attack was over, 2,403 American servicemen were dead, nearly half from the Arizona. The pearl Harbor memorial. Pearl Harbor casualties totaled almost 3,500. Japan resume lost fewer than 100.
The family patiently waited for something on Adams father, anything. A call, a letter, or him to show. One of the navy men late one day showed up with a letter. Adam's mother proposal got it out and read. It said that Emory. Pelko has been missing in action. There ship was leaving in the morning. They gave up waiting for Adam's father.
The canoe tipped over and they both fell into the water. They had both got shot but Adam's loyalty was not as bad. They both made it to shore and people were jammed every where. They took davi away because he japanese and they put him in jail. Adam then rushed back to his house to see if his family was okay. His father was not there yet. They waited and waited. His mother put bea to sleep so she didn't hear anything on the radio. They listened all night and Adam eventually fell asleep.
The first time his father met davi he was not to happy. When davi left Adam's father told him he could no longer see davi, talk to davi, or be friends with davi. The next day davi had asked Adam to go fishing with him. Adam went behind his fathers back and went fishing with davi on the pearl of Harbor. It had been about an hour and Adam was thinking it was time to go so no one starts to come looking for him. Just about that time japanese airplanes start zooming in and bombing all the navy ships. Adam and davi had both gotten shot. This bombing made honolulu a disaster. Adam watched his fathers ship get bombed and go under water.
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They just up and left with out even waiting a couple months to about see if the father would ever show. 5"s.) 'a morning like any other, but the events of this day would leave no one untouched.'.) 'The Arizona was the life of my father.'.) 'In the water the flowers formed rafts of color. For a moment the whole sea seemed to glow, and then it faded. There was still a little bit of hope. There was no hope.'.) 'Adam searches for answers about his friends, the war, and especially, his father.
But Adam soon learns sometimes there are no answers.'. Adam, a twelve year-old boy, just move to honolulu with his family. His father is in the navy and they travel with him all over the world. His father is a captain and works on the Arizona Ship. Adam went to school for his first day there and made a japanese friend named davi.
It gave me a better way to look at how the pearl Harbor war happened. It told the story from a first-persons perspective. It was very interesting, made me want to read it all in one day. It kind of put me in the shoes of the people during that time. It showed the hatred between the.
Summary, the ships all blowing up in flames. The attack in the pearl Harbor. The bombing of pearl Harbor. A guy injured in his vehicle from the bombs landing near. I wish it was longer. I wish there was a little more explanations. The father was rude to Adam. Adam didn't go looking for his father.
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stationed on that day, went down extremely quickly. Then the three boys were attacked, and Adams back was grazed by a bullet. Martin wasnt so lucky, and had to be taken in to the hospital. Davi went along with Martin, and Adam was left behind to search for his father and to help out in any way he could. He manages to get back home after unsuccessfully finding anything about his father. After the next few days, the family waited to hear things about his father. Eventually, they learned that he had been missing in action since the attack on pearl Harbor. Pearl Harbor was something extremely sudden and terrible.
Harry mazer has wrote many other novels similar to this, and continues the story in future books called a boy no more and Heroes Dont Run. The plot like of the book is based in Honolulu, hawaii, where a boy named Adam is currently residing with his mother, father, and younger sister. His father is in the navy, and wherever he goes, they go too. Adam seems quite keen on being in the navy, and looks up to his father on anything and everything. Hawaii is a great place in Adams opinion, and he thinks that he even made a new friend. Theres a chinese boy in his class named davi. Theyve swung a few punches and exchanged some words, making davi adams new friend. On December 7th, the boys decided to go fishing down at pearl Harbor with a boy named Martin.
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Product Description, this complete literacy guide can be used with the historical fiction novel a boy at War by harry mazer. The guide has vocabulary and comprehension questions for each chapter. The literacy Elements and skills included in this guide are: making prediction, connections, characters point of view, and speculative writing. This novel has a dra level of 50 and a lexile level of 530. Grade level can range from 5-8 grade, and ages 9-13. This novel is a great quick read my fifth graders enjoyed the novel and I was able to include many skills as plan well. The book, a boy at War, was an interesting and relatable book to young minds. This book was wrote by harry mazer, a world War ii veteran and a well-known author in historical fiction. The topic of the book is on pearl Harbor and the events that took place on December 7, 1941.