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Hiroshima: A Novella

Most children in middle school expect one day to follow another in a steady advance of sameness. They make the transition from youth to adulthood in a relatively seamless transition. Carpools, homework, trips to the mall are the expected and predictable routine that fashion their lifestyle.

Book Review, Resources

Hiroshima: A Novella

BY LAURENCE YEP NEW YORK: SCHOLASTIC PRESS, 1995 64 PAGES. PAPERBACK: ISBN 0-590-20833-0 Reviewed by Ann Tomlins Most children in middle school expect one day to follow another in a steady advance of sameness. They make the transition from youth to adulthood in a relatively seamless transition. Carpools, homework, trips to the mall are the expected and predictable routine that fashion their lifestyle. This was not so for the children of Hiroshima. On August 6, 1945, their youthful expecta...