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On the Horizon

By Lucinda Dyer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Haunting free-verse account of Pearl Harbor and Hiroshima.

Book Lois Lowry History 2020
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Lowry's poetic recounting of two pivotal and tragic events in World War II is heartbreaking, haunting, and powerful in its simplicity. The vividly told stories of real young people and children in On the Horizon promises to captivate even readers reluctant to pick up a history book, much less one written in free verse.

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