Nip the Buds, Shoot the KidsBook - 1995
In Japan during World War II a group of boys who are evacuated to the country take over a village when the inhabitants flee a plague. The novel describes the way the boys administer the village--breaking into homes for food, burying the dead, caring for the sick--and what happens when the villagers return. By the author of The Silent Cry.
Publisher: London ; New York : Marion Boyars, 1995.
Characteristics: 189 pages ; 23 cm