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A Diamond In The Desert

ISBN-10: 0142424374
ISBN-13: 9780142424377
Author: Fitzmaurice, Kathryn
Interest Level: 4-8
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group

Publication Date: February 2013

Copyright: 2012

Page Count: 272

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Interest Level

Grades 4-8

Reading Level

Guided Reading: X
Lexile: 810L
Accelerated Reader Level: 5.0
Accelerated Reader Points: 4.0
Grade Level Equivalent:

BISAC Subjects

YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Family / Parents *

YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Suicide *

After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, thirteen-year-old Tetsu and his family are sent to the Gila River Relocation Center in Arizona where a fellow prisoner starts a baseball team, but when Tetsu's sister becomes ill and he feels responsible, he stops playing.