Foreword Reviews

Three Years and Eight Months

Based on true events during World War II, this book tells a compelling journey of hardships and human endurance of ordinary people in Hong Kong during the Japanese occupation. A Chinese American boy secretly joins the Chinese war resistance group to help save thousands of prisoners of war, as well as allied American, British and Canadian forces. Included extensive historical notes and photographs.

Rights Contact
Icy Smith <icy@eastwestdiscovery.com>
Award(s)
Benjamin Franklin Award, Chinese American Librarians Association Best Book Award, Foreword INDIEFAB Gold Award, Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, Skipping Stones Honor Awards, and etc.
Book Website
http://www.eastwestdiscovery.com/
Contributor(s)
Icy Smith and Jennifer Kindert (illustrator)
Publisher
East West Discovery Press
ISBN-13
978-0-9856237-8-4
Publication Date
May 1, 2013
Pages
44
Price
$20.95
Tags
#picturebooks
#historical
#rights
Our Review
Simultaneous with the attack on Pearl Harbor (in 1941) was the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong. While working in a military station, two Chinese boys assist in the war effort by securing medical supplies for the underground fighters and escaped British and American prisoners of war. This... Read More