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Women Heroes of World War II - The Pacific Theater is a collective biography featuring 15 women who were involved with and affected by the Pacific Theater of Operations during World War II. Through suspenseful, fast-paced narrative, readers are introduced to the variety of roles women filled in this part of the war, including journalists, resisters, a spy, an OSS agent, and a relief worker. Also covered are more challenging topics, such as the plight of the so-called comfort women. Atwood provides appropriate context and framing for readers in this age group to grapple with the harsh realities of war. Discussion questions and a guide for further study assist readers and educators in learning about this important period of history.

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