Pearl Harbor (American Girl: Real Stories From My Time)

Series: Real Stories From My Time

by Jennifer Swanson, Illustrated By Kelley McMorris

Scholastic Inc.
July 2018

Ages 7 – 10 . Grades 2 – 5

Discover the stories of the real people and events that shaped American history in the Real Stories From My Time series. Perfect for book reports with full-page illustrations throughout, these nonfiction chapter books also include historical photos, maps, a timeline, a glossary, and a bibliography at the back. Plus, in each book, an American Girl historical character shares a bit of her own fictional story.

Pearl Harbor features real stories of that fateful Sunday morning in 1941 when Japanese planes executed a surprise attack on the American base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. American Girl Nanea Mitchell shares her own experiences adjusting to the drastic changes to everyday life in Hawaii following the attack.
Jennifer Swanson

Jennifer Swanson is the author of over 14 nonfiction books for children. She specializes in writing about science and technology. Her children's book, Body Bugs: Invisible Creatures Lurking Inside You, was a 2012 Book of Note with the Pennsylvania Librarian Association. Jennifer has an MS Ed in K-8 science and is a middle school science instructor.


Paperback / softback

ISBN: 9781338148947

112pp. | 5-¼ x 7-⅝