Format:
Book
Author:
Spradlin, Michael P., author.
Title:
Prisoner of war / Michael P. Spradlin.
Edition:
First edition.
Publisher, Date:
New York : Scholastic Press, 2017.
©2017
Description:
263 pages ; 22 cm
Summary:
Fifteen-year-old Henry Forrest lies about his age and enlists in the Marines to escape from his abusive father, but when he is immediately sent to the Philippines he finds himself in the middle of the Japanese invasion--and as he grows up he will have to endure the Bataan Death March, overcrowded prisons, and the Japanese factory in Tokyo where he is eventually sent as slave labor.
Subjects:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese -- Fiction.
Bataan Death March, Philippines, 1942 -- Fiction.
Forced labor -- Fiction.
Survival -- Fiction.
Philippines -- History -- Japanese occupation, 1942-1945 -- Fiction.
Tokyo (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1944-1945 -- Fiction.
Japan -- History -- 1926-1945 -- Fiction.
Genre:
Historical fiction.
LCCN:
2016040575
ISBN:
9780545857833
054585783X
Other Number:
960940079
System Availability:
4
Current Holds:
0
# Local items:
4
Control Number:
1315719
Call Number:
SPRAD
Course Reserves:
0
# Local items in:
2
# System items in:
2