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My Hiroshima

by Junko Morimoto
Translated by Isao Morimoto and Anne Bower Ingram

Published by Viking, 1990
32 pages
ISBN: 0670831816

Ages 9-12

Based on childhood memories, the Japanese artist recalls her life in Hiroshima before and after the atomic bomb was dropped on August 6, 1945. A spare text combined with detailed pen-and-ink and watercolor illustrations contrasts the daily life routines before the bomb with the devastation afterwards. CCBC categories: History, People And Places; Issues In Today's World.  © Cooperative Children's Book Center

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