I Had Seen Castles

I Had Seen Castles

Book - 1993
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John Dante is seventeen when the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor, and he wants to fight for his country. Then he falls in love with Ginny Burton, who is against all war, and his beliefs are suddenly and unexpectedly questioned. But rather than be judged a traitor or a coward, he enlists. "Rylant's story is heartbreaking in its honesty; her controlled, elegant prose lends poignancy to the story's emotional depth. A love story, a coming-of-age tale, a book with a passionate anti-war message, I Had Seen Castles is not to be missed."-- Publishers Weekly
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace & Co., c1993.
ISBN: 9780152003746
Characteristics: 97 p. ; 19 cm.


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Mar 28, 2018

Talks about war 2 the whole time and this girl name ginny who he likes. When
Ginny heard that John was in war. She wanted him to leave because her father past away from war world 2
the book is ok. If you like war or you like social studies then you would love the book. It’s different from war world 2 in social studies because i know the characters
I would recommend the book to the people who wants to be in the military it mostly talks how war goes

Aug 20, 2017

Took awhile to get into it , but once I persevered , so glad I did as it turned out to be a very good story. Surprisingly good actually from the slow start . Well worth the reading .

ArapahoeKati Apr 03, 2017

Masterfully written. I'm only sorry I hadn't read this gem of a book sooner!

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