book cover of Dash

Dash

(2014)
(A book in the Dogs of World War II series)
A novel by

 
 
New from Newbery Honor author Kirby Larson, the moving story of a Japanese-American girl who is separated from her dog upon being sent to an incarceration camp during WWII.

Although Mitsi Kashino and her family are swept up in the wave of anti-Japanese sentiment following the attack on Pearl Harbor, Mitsi never expects to lose her home -- or her beloved dog, Dash. But, as World War II rages and people of Japanese descent are forced into incarceration camps, Mitsi is separated from Dash, her classmates, and life as she knows it. The camp is a crowded and unfamiliar place, whose dusty floors, seemingly endless lines, and barbed wire fences begin to unravel the strong Kashino family ties. With the help of a friendly neighbor back home, Mitsi remains connected to Dash in spite of the hard times, holding on to the hope that the war will end soon and life will return to normal. Though they've lost their home, will the Kashino family also lose their sense of family? And will Mitsi and Dash ever be reunited?

*"This emotionally satisfying and thought-provoking book will have readers pulling for Mitsi and Dash." -KIRKUS REVIEWS, starred review

Genre: Children's Fiction

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Used availability for Kirby Larson's Dash

Hardback Editions

August 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: Dash (Dogs of World War II)
Author(s): Kirby Larson
ISBN: 0-545-41635-3 / 978-0-545-41635-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

May 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: Dash (Dogs of World War II)
Author(s): Kirby Larson
ISBN: 0-545-41636-1 / 978-0-545-41636-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

May 2016 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Dash
Author(s): Kirby Larson
ISBN: 1-5226-0962-8 / 978-1-5226-0962-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic on Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


September 2015 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Dash
Author(s): Kirby Larson
ISBN: 1-5012-5004-3 / 978-1-5012-5004-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic on Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


September 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Dash
Author(s): Kirby Larson
Publisher: Scholastic Audio
Availability: Amazon   


September 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Dash
Author(s): Kirby Larson
Publisher: Scholastic Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

August 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Dash (Dogs of World War II)
Author(s): Kirby Larson
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA