This light between us : a novel of World War II

Tor Teen

Author Fukuda, Andrew Xia
Edition First edition
Description 382 pages
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 9781250192387, 1250192382
Subject Pen pals, Friendship, Prejudices, Japanese Americans, Jews, World War, 1939-1945
Location Teen Fiction
Status Available


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.