The Last Cherry Blossom
Links auf reinlesen.de sind sogenannte Affiliate-Links. Wenn du auf so einen Affiliate-Link klickst und über diesen Link einkaufst, bekommt reinlesen.de von dem betreffenden Online-Shop oder Anbieter eine Provision. Für dich verändert sich der Preis nicht.
Kinder- und Jugendbücher / Kinderbücher bis 11 Jahre
Following the seventieth anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, this is a new, very personal story to join Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes.Yuriko was happy growing up in Hiroshima when it was just her and Papa. But her aunt Kimiko and her cousin Genji are living with them now, and the family is only getting bigger with talk of a double marriage! And while things are changing at home, the world beyond their doors is even more unpredictable. World War II is coming to an end, and since the Japanese newspapers don’t report lost battles, the Japanese people are not entirely certain of where Japan stands. Yuriko is used to the sirens and the air-raid drills, but things start to feel more real when the neighbors who have left to fight stop coming home. When the bombs hit Hiroshima, it’s through Yuriko’s twelve-year-old eyes that we witness the devastation and horror.This is a story that offers young readers insight into how children lived during the war, while also introducing them to Japanese culture. Based loosely on author Kathleen Burkinshaw’s mother’s firsthand experience surviving the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, The Last Cherry Blossom hopes to warn readers of the immense damage nuclear war can bring, while reminding them that the enemy” in any war is often not so different from ourselves.
atomic bomb aftermath, young adult fantasy romance, japanese young adult, books for teens, ya, atomic bomb novel, young adult horror, young adult romance, first hand account, teen relationships first boyfriend, teen books, teen thriller, japanese fiction, WWII memoir, world war two japan, world war 2 story, dark young adult, japanese ya, WWII japan, hiroshima bombing story, teen read, japanese story, strong girl characters, strong girl book, young adult, high school drama, hiroshima ya, hiroshima young adult, japanese memoir, relationship drama, young adult series, high school romance, world war two memoir, japanese history, coming of age, hiroshima novel, atomic bombing novel, atomic bombing story, world war 2 memoir, dystopian YA, ya literature, japanese novel, cr, female protagonist, high school, young adult literature, dystopian young adult, hiroshima memoir, hiroshima story, teen novels, atomic bomb story, ya novel, ya series, high school thriller, teen fiction, dark YA, dark teen, young adult book young adult novel, dark humor, ya horror