Announcing @Deborahopkinson #DiveBlogTour Sept-Oct 2016 #KidLit

DiveFinalCover_large@2xDive! World War II Stories of Sailors & Submarines in the Pacific: The Incredible Story of U.S. Submarines in WWII

Author: Deborah Hopkinson
Publisher: Scholastic Press (September 27, 2016)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0545425581

* “With a fascinating blend of submarine mechanics and tales of courage, readers will dive in deep.” — Booklist, starred review

* “Fascinating World War II history for history buffs and browsers alike.” — Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Dive! World War II Stories of Sailors & Submarines in the Pacific tells the incredible story of America’s little known “war within a war” — US submarine warfare during World War II.

Following the attack on Pearl Harbor, the US entered World War II in December 1941 with only 44 Naval submarines — many of them dating from the 1920s. With the Pacific battleship fleet decimated after Pearl Harbor, it was up to the feisty and heroic sailors aboard the US submarines to stop the Japanese invasion across the Pacific.

Using first-person accounts, archival materials, official Naval documents, and photographs, award-winning author Deborah Hopkinson brings the voices and exploits of these brave men to life.

To celebrate the release of Dive! Deborah Hopkinson is going on blog tour September 26-October 7, 2016.

Deborah is offering blog interviews, guest blogs and a limited number of hard copies of the book for review. Visit her online at DeborahHopkinson.com, and follow her on Twitter at @Deborahopkinson.

The tour will be promoted on social media and with a press release by Provato Events.

To participate and receive a copy of the book for review, please email us and be sure to include your mailing address.

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