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Review of ‘Aleutian Sparrow’

A school visit to the community of Ketchikan, Alaska, inspired acclaimed children's author Karen Hesse to write Aleutian Sparrow, a poignant new novel concerning a side of American history few people know about. In 1942, seeking control of the North Pacific, the Japanese invaded the Aleutian Islands. The American government evacuated the Aleut people to…

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