Journey to Topaz

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Author(s):
Yoshiko Uchida
Illustrator(s):
Donald Carrick
Age Group:
9 and up
Publisher:
Heydey
ISBN:
978-1890771911
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism

Like any 11-year-old, Yuki Sakane is looking forward to Christmas when her peaceful world is suddenly shattered by the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Uprooted from her home and shipped with thousands of West Coast Japanese Americans to a desert concentration camp called Topaz, Yuki and her family face new hardships daily.

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