"Necessary for all of humankind, Under the Broken Sky is a breathtaking work of literature."--Booklist, starred review
A beautifully told middle-grade novel-in-verse about a Japanese orphan's experience in occupied rural Manchuria during World War II.
Twelve-year-old Natsu and her family live a quiet farm life in Manchuria, near the border of the Soviet Union. But the life they've known begins to unravel when her father is recruited to the Japanese army, and Natsu and her little sister, Cricket, are left orphaned and destitute.
Publisher: Square Fish
Publication Date: Feb-2023
Lexile Level: 0870
Ages: 10 - 14