I Survived the Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941 (I Survived #4)

Series: I Survived

by Lauren Tarshis, Illustrated By Scott Dawson


Scholastic Paperbacks
October 2011


Fiction
Ages 7 – 10 . Grades 2 – 5

Library of Congress: 2011276325


Lexile measure: 620L

DRA: 40

Guided Reading: R

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History's most terrifying moments are brought vividly to life in the action-packed fictional I SURVIVED series! Do you have what it takes to survive ... the bombing of Pearl Harbor?

Eleven-year-old Danny Crane is alone on his favorite beach in Hawaii when the world is torn apart and World War II officially hits the United States. Does he have what it takes to find his way home in the midst of the bombs, the smoke, and the destruction of the day that will live in infamy?
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Lauren Tarshis

Lauren Tarshis's New York Times bestselling I Survived series tells stories of young people and their resilience and strength in the midst of unimaginable disasters and times of turmoil. Lauren has brought her signature warmth and exhaustive research to topics such as the battle of D-Day, the American Revolution, Hurricane Katrina, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and other world events. She lives in Connecticut with her family, and can be found online at laurentarshis.com.

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--- - A Japanese plane was heading right toward him. Danny sprinted, peering over his shoulder as the plane flew closer. He could see into the cockpit. The pilot was glaring at him through his goggled eyes.

Rat, tat, tat, tat,
Rat, tat, tat, tat

Machine gun fire!

Bullets hit the sand around Danny's bare feet.

Run! Danny told himself. Faster!

The roar of the plane got louder. Danny fell forward, smashing his face into the hard sand.

A thundering explosion shook the ground.

And then Danny couldn't hear anything at all.