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Author:
Bette Bao Lord
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
Shirley Temple Wong sails from China to a new home in Brooklyn, New York. Shirley doesn't know any English, so it's hard to make friends until she learns to play baseball. It is 1947, and Jackie Robinson, star of the Brooklyn Dodgers, is proving that a black man, the grandson of a slave, can make
Author:
Yoshiko Uchida
Reading Level:
High School,Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
After their release from a Japanese internment camp, a young girl and her family try to rebuild their life
Author:
Yoshiko Uchida
Reading Level:
High School,Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
Explores the consequences of prejudice through the experience of an 11 year old girl and her family in Topaz Internment Camp
Author:
Michael Cooper
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A close look at life in Manzanar Relocation Camp through diaries, journals, memoirs, photographs, and news accounts
Author:
Barbara Mitchell
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A biography of the half-Dutch/half-black Surinamese man who, despite hardships and prejudice, invented a shoe-lasting machine that revolutionized the shoe industry.
Author:
Eve Bunting
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
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A young girl and her family visit her grandfather's grave at Manzanar War Relocation Camp to say good-bye one last time. Color and black-and-white illustrations bring to life the story of the internment of Japanese Americans.
Author:
Joanne Oppenheim
Reading Level:
Adult,High School,Middle School
Genre:
Biography
The biography of Stanley Hayami, a Japanese American internee and soldier, told through his diary and letters
Author:
Janet Taylor Lisle
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
Awards:

A wrenching WWII novel traces the relationship between two 13-year-old American boys and a German-born Expressionist painter reputed to be a spy. The intimate first-person narrative brings universal themes of prejudice and loss to a personal level.
Author:
Yoshiko Uchida
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
Emi, a young Japanese American, realizes that although she is forced to leave her home and school, she will always have the memories of her friends in her heart.
Author:
Michael O. Tunnel
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School,High School
Genre:
Non Fiction
The diary entries of children from one particular class in an internment camp in Topaz, Utah, reveal what daily life was like for students. The entries are placed in historical context, and are accompanied by many photographs illustrating the experiences of these students and other Japanese Ameri
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