Graham Salisbury's book have won several awards, including the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Lord of the Deep and the Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction for Under the Blood-Red Sun. He is the recipient of the PEN/Norma Klein Award.
Tomi was born in Hawaii. His grandfather and parents were born in Japan, and came to America to escape poverty.
World War II seems far away from Tomi and his friends, who are too busy playing ball on their eighth-grade team, the Rats.
But then Pearl... SEE MORE