On the Horizon
  • Author : Lois Lowry
  • Release Date : 13 August 2022
  • Publisher : HMH Books For Young Readers
  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 80
  • ISBN 13 : 9780358129400
Ratings: 4
From 3 Voters
DOWNLOAD

Download On the Horizon eBook in PDF, Epub and Kindle

Book Description: 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

On the Horizon

Author : Lois Lowry
Publisher : HMH Books For Young Readers
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
DOWNLOAD

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 ...

Monuments on the Horizon

Monuments on the Horizon

Author : Quentin Bourgeois
Publisher : Sidestone Press
Genre : History
DOWNLOAD

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 ...

Hooked on the Horizon

Hooked on the Horizon

Author : Tom Dymond
Publisher : Hardstone House
Genre : Travel
DOWNLOAD

Three vast oceans, two young men and one dubious idea – to sail around the world. When a sailboat barely bigger than a bathtub pottered into the English Channel, James and Tom began the adventure of a lifetime. In their little boat Blue Eye they set sail, ladened with the notion ...

Clouds on the Horizon

Clouds on the Horizon

Author : Penelope Janu
Publisher : HarperCollins Australia
Genre : Fiction
DOWNLOAD

'A rural story that has it all ... simmering romance, international intrigue, a complex heroine and a swoon-worthy hero. What's not to love?' Karly Lane, bestselling Australian author Will a misunderstanding and past trauma stand in the way of profound attraction? Immovable determination meets irresistible charm in this delightful rural ...

Fire on the Horizon

Fire on the Horizon

Author : Tom Shroder,John Konrad
Publisher : Harper Collins
Genre : Science
DOWNLOAD

"A phenomenal feat of journalism. . . . I tore through it like a novel but with the queasy knowledge that the whole damn thing is true." —Sebastian Junger, author of The Perfect Storm and War Blending exclusive first-person interviews and penetrating investigative reporting, oil rig captain John Konrad and veteran Washington Post ...

Crossing the Horizon

Crossing the Horizon

Author : Laurie Notaro
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Fiction
DOWNLOAD

"Soar back to the fearless 1920s ... [in a] historical novel that tells the true, little-known story of three aviatrixes in a race to be the first woman to fly across the Atlantic"--Dust jacket flap....

Grace on the Horizon  The White Sails Series Book 2

Grace on the Horizon The White Sails Series Book 2

Author : Emma Lombard
Publisher : Emma Lombard
Genre : Fiction
DOWNLOAD

GRACE ON THE HORIZON is the second full-length novel in The White Sails Series. Grace and Seamus, united by their past experiences, are adrift on a raft of shame in the sea of 1830s London society. After a personal tragedy, Grace’s desperation to leave London forces Seamus to accept ...

Sails On the Horizon

Sails On the Horizon

Author : Jay Worrall
Publisher : Canelo
Genre : Fiction
DOWNLOAD

As Europe faces a new and looming threat, one man will start along a path to his destiny... The year is 1797. Napoleon Bonaparte is racking up impressive wins in the field against the enemies of revolutionary France, while on the seas England is putting up a staunch resistance. Twenty-five-year-old Charles ...

Eyes on the Horizon

Eyes on the Horizon

Author : Richard Myers,Malcolm McConnell
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
DOWNLOAD

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....

A Toubabou on the Horizon

A Toubabou on the Horizon

Author : Filippo Graglia
Publisher : Independently Published
Genre : Uncategorized
DOWNLOAD

"Who is better off? The person who looks for happiness through buying a new car or new clothes? Or he who has just enough to live on, and has time to spend laughing and joking with friends in the shade of a tree? Is there not a greater social dignity ...

Disaster on the Horizon

Disaster on the Horizon

Author : Bob Cavnar
Publisher : Chelsea Green Publishing
Genre : Technology & Engineering
DOWNLOAD

Disaster on the Horizon is a behind-the-scenes investigative look at the worst oil well accident in US history, which led to the current environmental and economic catastrophe on the Gulf Coast. Cavnar uses his 30 years in the business to take readers inside the disaster, exposing the decisions leading up to ...

The Horizon Book of the Arts of Russia

The Horizon Book of the Arts of Russia

Author : Thomas Froncek
Publisher : New York : American Heritage Publishing Company
Genre : Arts, Russian
DOWNLOAD

Handsomely illustrated text surveys Russian accomplishments in literature, theatre, music, dance, painting, sculpture and filmmaking....

So Near the Horizon

So Near the Horizon

Author : Jessica Koch
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Uncategorized
DOWNLOAD

More than 250,000 readers made this the No. 1 best selling ebook in Germany 2016.Now finally available in English, too! A story of deep love. A story of trust, courage, pain, despair, and the strength to let go. A true story. Jessica has an uncomplicated life and a promising future. Leaving the ...

Footprints on the Horizon

Footprints on the Horizon

Author : Stephanie Whitson
Publisher : CreateSpace
Genre : Fiction
DOWNLOAD

"Historical novel set in Fort Robinson, Nebraska, during WWII. Romance is in the air on the prairie and it latches onto the hearts of a bitter sergeant, a lonely widow, and a broken POW. What seems to be a typical U.S. Army post proves to be anything but regimented ...