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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Hello, Universe

Erin Entrada Kelly

A disaster leads Kaori, Gen, and Valencia on an epic quest to find missing Virgil. Through luck, smarts, bravery, and a little help from the universe, a rescue is performed, bullying behavior is put in its place, and friendship blooms.

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