Hiroshima No Pika
published in 1982


Appropriate age:
Older Kid (age 8-11)
Reading level:
Grade 4
Genres: Fiction, Historical Fiction
Cultures: Japan, Americas, Asia Oceania, United States
Subjects: History, War, Death


August 6, 1945, 8:15 a.m. Hiroshima. Japan A little girl and her parents are eating breakfast, and then it happened. HIROSHIMA NO PIKA. This book is dedicated to the fervent hope the Flash will never happen again, anywhere.