Dust of Eden

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Author(s):
Mariko Nagai
Age Group:
11 and up
Publisher:
Albert Whitman & Company
ISBN:
978-0807517390
Year:
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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