Blue Jay in the Desert

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Author(s):
Marlene Shigekawa
Illustrator(s):
Isao Kikuchi
Age Group:
8-12
Publisher:
Polychrome Publishing
ISBN:
978-1879965041
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism

This is the story of a Japanese-American boy and his family, who are interned during World War II. The boy doesn't quite understand what the internment is all about, but through his eyes we are able to see how it has affected the adults around him. The book includes a brief historical overview of the Japanese-American internment.

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Under My Hijab

Hena Khan

As a young girl observes six very different women in her life who each wear the hijab in a unique way, she also dreams of the rich possibilities of her own future, and how she will express her own personality through her hijab.

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