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Description - Desert Diary by Michael O. Tunnell

A moving primary source sheds light on the experience of Japanese American children imprisoned in a World War II internment camp.

A classroom diary created by Japanese American children paints a vivid picture of daily life in a so-called "internment camp." Mae Yanagi was eight years old when she started school at Topaz Camp in Utah. She and her third-grade classmates began keeping an illustrated diary, full of details about schoolwork, sports, pets, holidays, and health--as experienced from behind barbed wire. Diary pages, archival photographs, and narrative nonfiction text convey the harsh changes experienced by the children, as well as their remarkable resilience.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781580897891
Format: Hardback
(254mm x 203mm x mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: Charlesbridge Publishing,U.S.
Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing,U.S.
Publish Date: 6-Oct-2020
Country of Publication: United States

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