Dust of Eden

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Mariko Nagai
Age Group:
11 and up
Albert Whitman & Company
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism

In early 1942, thirteen-year-old Mina Masako Tagawa and her Japanese-American family are sent from their home in Seattle to an internment camp in Idaho. What do you do when your home country treats you like an enemy? This novel in verse explores the nature of fear, the value of acceptance and the beauty of life.

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Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World

Ashley Herring Blake

When a tornado rips through town, Ivy Aberdeen's house is destroyed and her family displaced. Ivy feels invisible and ignored in the aftermath of the storm—and what's worse, her notebook filled with secret drawings of girls holding hands has gone missing.

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