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This light between us : a novel of World War II  Cover Image Book Book

This light between us : a novel of World War II / Andrew Fukuda.

Fukuda, Andrew Xia, (author.). Cook, Euan, (illustrator.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250192387
  • ISBN: 1250192382
  • ISBN: 9781250192394
  • ISBN: 1250192390
  • ISBN: 9780780495371
  • Physical Description: 382 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Tor Teen, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Publisher,publishing date, binding, and paging may vary.
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 381-382).
Summary, etc.:
In 1935, ten-year-old Alex Maki of Bainbridge Island, Washington, is horrified to discover that his new pen pal, Charlie Lévy of Paris, France, is a girl, but in spite of his initial reluctance, their letters continue over the years and they fight for their friendship even as Charlie endures the Nazi occupation and Alex leaves his family in an internment camp and joins the Army.
Target Audience Note:
690L Lexile
Young adult
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG+ 5 14 508792.
Awards Note:
2022-2023 Gateway Readers Award nominee
Subject: United States. Army. Regimental Combat Team, 442nd > Fiction.
Pen pals > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Prejudices > Fiction.
Japanese Americans > Forced removal and internment, 1942-1945 > Fiction.
Jews > France > Paris > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Young adult fiction.
Teen fiction.
Gateway lists.

Available copies

  • 44 of 55 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 3 of 4 copies available at Jefferson County.


  • 0 current holds with 55 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jefferson County Library-Arnold TF HISTORIC FUKUDA (Text) 30061060072093 Display Area Checked out 10/24/2022
Jefferson County Library-Arnold TF HISTORIC FUKUDA (Text) 30061100078472 Teen Fiction Available -
Jefferson County Library-Northwest TF HISTORIC FUKUDA (Text) 30051070060030 Teen Fiction Available -
Jefferson County Library-Windsor TF HISTORIC FUKUDA (Text) 30065060034060 Teen Fiction Available -

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