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Dear Miss Breed: True Stories of the Japanese American Incarceration During World War II and a Librarian Who Made a Difference


By Joanne Oppenheim, Joanne

Reading Level: Adult, High School, Middle School
Genre: Non Fiction
Publisher: Scholastic 2006

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A chronicle of the correspondence between California librarian Clara Breed and young Japanese American internees during World War II

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