Desert diary : Japanese American kids behind barbed wire / Michael O. Tunnell.
- 0 of 1 copy available at Kenton County.
1 current hold with 1 total copy.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Erlanger Branch||940.5317 T926d 2020 (Text)||33126019951932||New Adult Nonfiction||On holds shelf||-|
- ISBN: 9781580897891
- ISBN: 1580897894
- ISBN: 9781632896131
- ISBN: 1632896133
- ISBN: 9781632896148
- ISBN: 1632896141
- Physical Description: 134 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
- Publisher: Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, 
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 129-130) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Prologue: "I pledge allegiance" -- Unwanted -- A square mile of desert -- Barracks, mess halls, and latrines -- School days -- The war -- Take me out to the ball game -- Creatures -- Holidays, festivals, and worship -- Is there a doctor in the house? -- Congratulations and condolences, hellos and goodbyes -- Going home -- Epilogue: Moving forward.
"In March 1943, twenty-seven children began third grade in a strange new environment: the Topaz Relocation Center in Utah. Together with their teacher, Miss Yamauchi, these uprooted young Americans began keeping a classroom diary, with a different child illustrating each day's entry. Their full-color diary entries paint a vivid picture of daily life in an internment camp: schoolwork, sports, pets, holidays, health--and the mixed feelings of citizens who were loyal but distrusted"-- Provided by publisher.