Growing up in California, Yoshi knew her family looked different from their neighbors. Still, she felt like an American. But everything changed when America went to war against Japan. Along with all the other Japanese-Americans on the West Coast, Yoshi's family were rounded up and imprisoned in a crowded. badly built camp in the desert because they"looked like the enemy." Yoshiko Uchida grew up to be an award-winning author. This memoir of her childhood gives a personal account of a shameful episode in American history.
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The author of such accomplished children's works as The Bracelet and The Jar of Dreams offers a firsthand account of life in a Japanese American internment camp during WWII. Ages 11-up.
Copyright 1995 Cahners Business Information, Inc.Review:
"An eye opener." -- --School Library Journal
"Fascinating reading." -- --Booklist
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Book Description Beech Tree Books, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110688137032
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Book Description Beech Tree Books, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0688137032