When Japan attacked Pearl Harbor and the U.S. was drawn into war in the Pacific, Mary McKay Maynard was only eight years old and living with her family in the Philippines. In her memoir she gives a child’s-eye account of the excitement and danger of her family’s flight into the jungle and their return home to America.

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