Missing in Action
by Dean Hughes


Overview - Dirty. Lazy. Good-for-nothing. Jay Thacker is used to being called names because his dad is half Navajo. But things are different after he and his mother move to a small town in Utah to stay with his grandparents during WWII. Jay makes friends and earns money working the fields for his well-respected grandfather—but he encounters a problem in Ken, a fellow worker who’s from the nearby Japanese internment camp.  Read more...

 

Download

Language: eng

This item is only available to U.S. billing addresses.

 
 
In Stock.

This item is Non-Returnable.
FREE Shipping for Club Members
Not a member? Join Today!

 
 
 
 
 

More About Missing in Action by Dean Hughes
 
 
 
Overview
Dirty. Lazy. Good-for-nothing. Jay Thacker is used to being called names because his dad is half Navajo. But things are different after he and his mother move to a small town in Utah to stay with his grandparents during WWII. Jay makes friends and earns money working the fields for his well-respected grandfather—but he encounters a problem in Ken, a fellow worker who’s from the nearby Japanese internment camp. Ken’s a Jap. And Jay’s dad, who’s been fighting for the navy out in the Pacific, is missing in action. This moving story about an unlikely friendship deftly addresses themes of prejudice and intolerance, providing readers a glimpse of the past that enlightens the present.


This item is Non-Returnable.

 
Details
  • ISBN: 9781416999041
  • Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
  • Imprint: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
  • Date: Feb 2015
  • Seller Statement: Sold by Simon and Schuster
 
BAM Customer Reviews