Stanley Hayami, Nisei Son

By Joanne Oppenheim

Reading Level: Adult, High School, Middle School
Genre: Biography
Publisher: Brick Tower 2008

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The biography of Stanley Hayami, a Japanese American internee and soldier, told through his diary and letters

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