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On the Horizon
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Publisher : HMH Books For Young Readers
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ISBN 10 : 0358129400
Pages : 80 pages
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From two-time Newbery medalist and living legend Lois Lowry comes a moving account of the lives lost in two of WWII's most infamous events: Pearl Harbor and Hiroshima. With evocative black-and-white illustrations by SCBWI Golden Kite Award winner Kenard Pak. Lois Lowry looks back at history through a personal lens as she draws from her own memories as a child in Hawaii and Japan, as well as from historical research, in this stunning work in verse for young readers. On the Horizon tells the story of people whose lives were lost or forever altered by the twin tragedies of Pearl Harbor and Hiroshima. Based on the lives of soldiers at Pearl Harbor and civilians in Hiroshima,On the Horizon contemplates humanity and war through verse that sings with pain, truth, and the importance of bridging cultural divides. This masterful work emphasizes empathy and understanding in search of commonality and friendship, vital lessons for students as well as citizens of today's world. Kenard Pak's stunning illustrations depict real-life people, places, and events, making for an incredibly vivid return to our collective past. In turns haunting, heartbreaking, and uplifting,On the Horizonwill remind readers of the horrors and heroism in our past, as well as offer hope for our future.

On the Horizon

From two-time Newbery medalist and living legend Lois Lowry comes a moving account of the lives lost in two of WWII’s most infamous events: Pearl Harbor and Hiroshima. With evocative black-and-white illustrations by SCBWI Golden Kite Award winner Kenard Pak. Lois Lowry looks back at history through a personal

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Storm On The Horizon

A former Marine's account of a pivotal Gulf War battle describes a three-division offensive launched by Saddam Hussein that failed due to the resolve of an underdog band of marines and air soldiers, describing the events that transpired and its significance to the outcome of the conflict. Reprint.

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Storm on the Horizon

Prominent historian Justus Doenecke analyzes the personalities, leading action groups, and major congressional debates surrounding the U.S. decision to participate in World War II.

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Eyes on the Horizon

A former chairman of the joint chiefs of staff challenges misconceptions about the planning and execution of the Iraq War, sharing insights into how America's national security system works while outlining a blueprint for key changes. 125,000 first printing.

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Download or read online On the Horizon Level 9 written by Anonim, published by Silver Burdett Ginn Religion which was released on 1991-06. Get On the Horizon Level 9 Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Fire on the Horizon

Usher in the new millennium and the new revival with best selling books from the authors leading the revival movement in our country. Help your customers find the cutting-edge resources they're looking for with this bold display.

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Fire on the Horizon LP

A real-life thriller in the tradition of The Perfect Storm, Fire on the Horizon recounts the life of the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig—from its construction in South Korea in the year 2000 to its journey around the world to its disastrous end. On and off the rig, Fire on the

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On the Horizon

Download or read online On the Horizon written by Mongane Wally Serote, published by Unknown which was released on 1990. Get On the Horizon Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Monuments on the Horizon

Barrows, as burial markers, are ubiquitous throughout North-Western Europe. In some regions dense concentrations of monuments form peculiar configurations such as long alignments while in others they are spread out extensively, dotting vast areas with hundreds of mounds. These vast barrow landscapes came about through thousands of years of additions

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Revival on the Horizon

A spiritual revival is much needed in this generation. In "Revival on the Horizon", by Terry Lopez, he addresses all the issues that are preventing a revival from happening in this generation and looks to inspire you to remove these obstructions so that you may fan the flames of revival.

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This harrowing tale of supernatural suspense kicks off a new series from the visionary mind of #1 New York Times bestselling author Scott Westerfeld. When a plane crash-lands in the arctic, eight young survivors step from the wreckage expecting to see nothing but ice and snow. Instead they find themselves lost

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Beyond the Horizon

Author John Edmonds was given something very few were given: insight on the day he died. For the twenty-five minutes when his physical body was without a heartbeat, his spiritual self soared to a great and profound epiphany. On this impossible journey, he was given a glimpse into a greater

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Beyond the Horizon

She points the lens of the camera. The artist turns his head slightly. The light catches his brow and his silver-white hair. She snaps. He is lit like a Vermeer. Ireland. County Wexford, 1951. A father and son go swimming in the sea. The waves crash. The wind rises. Only one

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Clouds of War

For Bill Drumm, history is not about the past. Follow Bill as he makes history, analyzes past events, and identifies clouds of war on the horizon that are warnings to us. Share his burden of command as he pilots his B-24 heavy bomber, transporting over 2,200 gallons of explosive aviation fuel

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Touching the Horizon

As a child Karin Jarman loved to gaze into the distance, longing to reach the horizon. She had an urge to travel - the very word seeming to have an enchanting effect. This, together with a deep connection to fairy tales, inspired her to set foot on her own magical

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