Lauren Tarshis

Children's Book Author

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#4: I Survived the Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941

survived pearlPearl Harbor was a  surprise bombing attack on American military bases in Hawaii. It was the event that shocked America, and propelled our country into World War II. In my story, Danny Crane is a New York City kid, hanging around gangsters while his mom works 2 jobs to support him. When Danny’s best friend Finn is hurt in an accident, Danny’s mom decides she has to get Danny away from the danger of New York. They move to Hawaii, and soon find themselves in the midst of the terrifying bombing attack.