A Boy at War: A Novel of Pearl Harbor

By Harry Mazer

Reading Level: Late Elementary School, Middle School
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: Simon & Schuster 2002

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A 14 year old boy witnesses the attack on Pearl Harbor and helps with the resuce efforts while searching for his father, who served on the U.S.S. Arizona

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Caldecott Medal

Most distinguished American picture book for children (annually).

Coretta Scott King Award

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Golden Kite Award

Outstanding examples of text, illustration, fiction and nonfiction (four awards annually).

Newbery Medal

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Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award

Outstanding work of historical fiction published by a U.S. publisher set in the New World.