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Pearl Harbor: Books For Kids

Looking for a list of the best children's books about Pearl Harbor?

As you can see, this list of kids books about Pearl Harbor is a work in progress! We’re currently exploring the best books available, and we’d love your input. If you have a title you’d suggest including on our list of kids books about Pearl Harbor, please share it with us!

We’ll be featuring a variety of titles on our list, from well known classics to popular bestsellers to lesser known titles that deserve a bigger audience. We’re also including books for a range of ages, from board books for babies and toddlers, to picture books for preschool and kindergarten age kids, to chapter books for early elementary age kids.

We’d love to hear any book suggestions you have—you can comment below or email us at [email protected].

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History Smashers: Pearl Harbor
Written by Kate Messner
chapter book
Recommend Ages: 8-12
Myths! Lies! Secrets! Uncover the hidden truth behind the infamous Pearl Harbor attack with beloved educator/author Kate Messner. The fun mix of sidebars, illustrations, photos, and graphic panels make this perfect for fans of I Survived! and Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales.
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$7.99
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$6.79
Amazon
$7.99
Used $7.99
Prices as of Mar 4
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Alice on the Island: A Pearl Harbor Survival Story
Written by & illustrated by Matt Forsyth
chapter book
Recommend Ages: 8-12

In 1941, thirteen-year-old Alice’s days are filled with swimming in the Hawaiian sea, going to school, and helping watch her younger siblings. But on December 7, everything changes when she experiences an act of war, the bombing of Pearl Harbor. As the United States enters World War II, Alice’s father is sent to a Japanese internment camp, leaving Alice and the rest of her family struggling to adjust to life without him. Featuring nonfiction support material, a glossary, and reader response questions, this Girls Survive story takes readers to one of history’s most important moments.

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$25.99
Bookshop
$22.09
Amazon
$25.99
Used $25.99
Prices as of Mar 4

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