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.
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.
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...